The case of the missing notebook – (Mystery)

A couple weeks ago Damien came over to my apartment, and we began to workout a song that we had been working on for over a year.  It’s really my fault for not buckling down on this song, on the other hand some songs are meant to soak and simmer off to the side somewhere then…grow…grow…and then brought back into the fold.

The funny thing that occurred of coarse was,  ol’ Damien wanted to see the notebook that I had been using over the past year.  Well…I LOST IT!  “This was a Reallyz only,” notebook.  and I misplaced it, (and   I never do that,  I’ve kept every notebook for the last twenty some years.  I had lost the notebook which had all our lyrics, notes, email list, and some unimportant things too.

So over that weekend, I spent some time writing NEW LYRICS, for “WALLS” and “SHES ON FIRE.”   The lyrics that I re-wrote for both songs worked out great, yet they are completely different from the originals, (obviously because I couldn’t remember them).

Then, last night I spent a small amount of time cleaning out the tool box in the bed of my truck and guess what,  the damn notebook peaks it’s head out at me, and the feeling of relief was overwhelming.  Come to find out, the original lyrics for both songs were “just OK”, they certainly the old lyrics don’t stand up next to the new lyrics.  It was a great  learning experience to unleash a lyric writing test on ourselves.

It’s TRUE…

Things really do happen for a reason, in ALL ASPECTS OF OUR LIVES.

Here is a list of “Reallyz” music that could have been lost for good.  “Grey Skies, Walls, Shes on Fire, Why Cry, Root Down, Shake It,”…..”In a Sense!”

missing notebook

It has been FOUND!







So…sometimes when things in life are going well, we as people aren’t very happy.  I sense that is a general consensus as “the pursuit of happiness” SO REAL for so many people.  Is it safe to say that we as humans have a hole somewhere in our heart that we are constantly trying to fill? Whether it’s a relationship, money, alcohol, drugs, work, sex, home ownership, kids, college, continuing education, social status, nice car, reputation, you name it and it’s probably part of the list.  Why?  Why can’t we just be content with what we have.  Then at some point we forget what we already have because we are wanting other things so badly that we lose sight of both. We become greedy, ungrateful, self centered, and full of pride.   Why?  Why the hell is this bothering me, shouldn’t I just care about my issues?   I think not…IF WE AS HUMANITY ARE EVER GOING TO UNITE, WE NEED COME OUT OF OUR SHELLS AND THINK ABOUT THE BIG PICTURE ONCE A WHILE, BRING OUR HEADS OF THE TREES,  PUT DOWN OUR TABLETS AND PHONES AND RE-LEARN HOW TO TRULY CONNECT WITH EACH OTHER.  PUT ASIDE OUR DIFFERENCES, JUDGEMENTS, COMPETITIONS FOR ALPHA STATUS AND REMEMBER WE ALL PUT PANTS ON THE SAME WAY.  It’s sad….

It’s bad…

With all this division, we’ve all been had!

TOGETHER WE CAN ONLY SURVIVE, WE ARE TRULY AND COMPLETELY DEPENDANT ON EACH OTHER.  He or she next to you has something unique and different that can be brought to the table.  …and then imagine what we would be like if we used these traits together as ONE?  

Just something to think about…

 -The Reallyz associated press.