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Holla Livejournal [May. 10th, 2008|10:49 pm]
[Current Location |Josh & Adam's, Chicago]
[what i feel like |drunkbuzzed]
[what i hear |Kenna - Face The Gun]

Okay, so I've been vague.
I've been distant.
But know it's time to set the the last three years of my life straight.

I believe we all kinda last left off with me living with Cowboy, his sister, and her fiancee Eric.

Well, Eric and Anissa moved out leaving the place to just Cowboy and I.
Huge mistake.
We partied every hour of every day with people that I will never see again, and if I do, I won't remember who they are, or what we did the nights I met them.
Then, Cowboy, after going through much financial grief and oppression of the man, decided to be homeless.
He took off west and ended up all over the country, NY, New Orleans, Boulder, and such, then ended up in California.

I stuck it out for a few months, until the lease was up, partying even more.
Perhaps entirely too much.
After this I lived in the basement of Dan Basic, and his parents.
But still continued to find ways to party constantly and continue to self-destruct.
It was at that point I decided to move back with my family in Indiana.
And it worked.

I did numerous jobs, landscaping, substitute teaching, waiting tables, I even briefly worked at Pizza Hut.
And I cleaned up.
And it was pretty good, but extremely boring.
After awhile, I moved out of my mothers and into a house a town over.
It had mushrooms growing in the hallway and bathroom, and had no bedroom door.
The previous occupants never fixed the toilet and did no. 1's in the living room. This was all taken care of before I moved in. Not the mushrooms however, the mushrooms remained.

After several months of living by myself, I started getting lonely.
I had a few friends. Adam, Danny, and Big Gay Matt still came to visit me, but my only friends in the area were the same age as my mother, if not older. I played pool, sang kareoke, and smoked a lot.
One day, I met the daughter of one of these friends, Jami, and she was going through a rough patch.
She just moved back in with her mother and step-father, who were really good friends of mine, and we sort of fell in love. She immediately moved in with me and three months later we were engaged.
But only on account of how much we fought. It was a never ending battle due to the fact that everyone that she ever dated cheated on her, and she thought I would do the same. I couldn't find a way to express to her that I never would do that.

Less than a year later, we were hanging out with some of her old friends I had never met. Father's day, last year to be presise. I only remember this because my dad would kill me if he were there that night.
We were promised a place to stay, so we got completely hammered. I personally drank an entire bottle of Southern Comfort. Her friends boyfriend came home and accused the three of us of wanting to have some sort of three way, he was fucked up on something, and took a joke I had made, a little too seriously. Names were called, I stepped in, and got punched in the face. At that point I decided it was time to go. There was no way we were staying there, I would just drive a few miles to my grandmas and we would just crash there.
I didn't make it out of the driveway, hit a fence, a house, a gas meter, a car, and a friend of the boyfriends. Although he was hardly injured, the memories plagued me for months. I totalled my car, spent the night in jail, and had no choice but to move in with my mom until I could work off the bail.
After that it was a downward spiral.
She left me for someone she worked with, I owed my landlord hundreds of dollars, and have yet to go to court for this.

But, I worked day and night. I finished my first book (and I am re-writing it as we speak), worked 12 hour days four to five days a week, and did nothing but make money.

Christmas last year came, and I could not bare to stay in Indiana any more. Reminders of hitting rock bottom were everywhere. So I came to stay with Adam for a week, to help releive all the stress I was going through, also knowing that soon, I would no longer have a job. There I met Josh, a guy that lived in the same complex as Adam. Josh took me into were he worked, and immediately offered me a job. It wasn't much, but I liked it, and it would pay my rent if I were to move in with my brother Justin, who just moved to Wheaton earlier last year for school. So I did it.

And I've been here ever since.
And it has been incredible.

Josh moved downtown, Adam moved in with me briefly before moving in with Josh. I'll probably end up here soon too if I start working seven nights a week.

I am happy, beyond belief.
And I'd really like to hear from the people I once knew.
I am constantly busy, but it's always great to see familiar faces.
The first few months I moved back, every day I saw someone I hadn't seen in years.
But, yeah, I know this seems kinda depressing, but it really is amazing to be back, older, and wiser.

Love you all,
Jay (Jason) Crew (Crews)
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Yeah for me. [May. 9th, 2008|05:57 pm]
[Current Location |Josh & Adam's, Chicago]
[what i feel like |nostalgicnostalgic]
[what i hear |Tombstone (Is it Val Kilmer day?)]

Okay, so I just read just about every single journal entry Ive ever posted.
Holy shit, I've had such an incredible life.
The haiku, the state capitols, the apt in chicago, my strange throat disease, the house on springwood in naperville and all the crazy parties I had (complete with pudding, naked, and chain reaction vommiting), my quest for the perfect tattoo...
So many great times.

So many drunken times.

I am incredibly nostalgic right now, and I have to go to work in four hours and hang out with people I've only met this year.
They are awesome too.

As are every single one of you!

If I died any time soon, I would have lived a very full and very beautiful life.
Not that I plan on dying.
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Booya [May. 9th, 2008|04:14 pm]
[Current Location |Josh & Adam's, Chicago]
[what i hear |Some Val Kilmer movie that is not Top Gun]

Dear Journal,

I am soooo poor again.
But I'm completely re-writing my first book over the next two months, so hopefully there'll be some money in that.

On the plus side, I'm down three pounds, not quite ten to twenty, but I'll get there.

And the new Lost is fan-freakin-tastic!

-Jay Crew

P.S. What ever did happen to Andrew 'the Dice man' Clay?
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(no subject) [May. 5th, 2008|06:54 pm]
[Current Location |Josh & Adam's, Chicago]
[what i hear |Kenna - Baptized In Blacklight]

Hey hey journal,

I'm at a B-B-Q. It is Cinco De Mayo and for the first time in my 23 years of existence, I am going to drink for it!
So yeah, catch ya on the flip side!

-Jay Crew

P.S. Although it may be wrong, I am incredibly entertained while watching illegal dog fights...
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Im too awesome [May. 3rd, 2008|07:29 pm]
[Current Location |Josh & Adam's, Chicago]
[what i hear |40-Year-Old virgin]

Dear Journal,

I am still sick.
But I am getting better.
I can't wait until I shave tomorrow and am done working for the week.

I will do many productive things this week.
Amongst other things.
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Back 2 reality [Apr. 21st, 2008|09:09 pm]
[what i hear |the hills???]

All the fun stuff is over. At least all the concentrated fun.
So much debauchery.

But I start working more this week.
Which outta be tiring.
Getting home between six and noon is rough.
But worth it.

I quit white castle yesterday forever.
Onion farts are too gross to risk eating there ever again.
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(no subject) [Mar. 28th, 2008|01:54 pm]
I can honestly say,
Moving back to Illinois has been the single greatest thing I have done in the last three years

We are just weeks away from the first day of shooting Burger Shop!
More details to come...

And I've finished personally editing mt first book, FLYING FROM FATE
I need feedback and further editing still,
But I started the second book of the DOOMED TO DREAM series yesterday, KING OF FLIES
It's all so good.

Plus, *CHUCKHOLE* (the band) has already written three brand new amazing songs
With three more, and a new c.d. (VIOLENCE IS GOLDEN) on the way with Hip Hop o'Clock Records
I'll be sure to post concert dates when they are established.

But the most important thing of all...
And we are partying everyday starting tomorrow night, until the end of April to celebrate.

Tuesday April 1st - Kareoke @ Maple Ave Pub in Lisle
Wednesday April 2nd - $.50 drafts @ Rosaritas in Wheaton
Thursday April 3rd - The usual @ Orazio's in Naperville
Friday April 4th - Asian night @ Buzz in Chicago
Saturday April 5th - VIP treatment @ Republic in Chicago
Sunday April 6th - Waffle's B-Day @ Wherever Waffle Wants
Monday April 7th - Open Mic Stand Up @ The Comedy Shrine in Naperville

Oh, and I'm sure there will be much more including
Cubs vs. Reds on April 17th @ Wrigley
The Mars Volta on April 20th @ the Aragon Ballroom

Life is sweet.
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Me [Mar. 7th, 2008|05:03 pm]
The band is back together.
Chuckhole 4ever
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(no subject) [Feb. 9th, 2008|06:55 am]
I haven't updated in over a year.
A year and a week to be exact.

I am not dead, although I probably should be.

I no longer live in Indiana,
I'm back.
I live in Wheaton.
With my brother.

I have a new cell.
(219) 741 - 5147

I'm working downtown on weekends very part-time,
but it may become full time,
Everything's slow in the winter.

SO yeah,
not dead,
and not engaged also.

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(no subject) [Jan. 31st, 2007|10:21 am]
[what i hear |Modest Mouse - Dashboard]

Hi. I fell in love. Her name is Jami.
Ill let you know when the wedding is.
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