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I'm used to always running my mouth, but when time with someone you care about becomes rare sometimes you have to make an exception and just cherish the small amount of time you have together in silence.

It's a weird feeling having a relationship fall apart because the other person has a great opportunity elsewhere, no hatred, no animosity, no tension, just me putting on a game face and saying "That's amazing, you're doing great, I encourage you 100%!" which I do, but deep down in a selfish way thinking "Damn it, I'm going to miss you and it's going to suck for me in the most selfish way possible".

Sometimes you spend your increasingly sparse day together in the beauty of Lake Michigan in summer think "Maybe I should quit this punk rock shit, skip town, and be with you... how bad could it be?"

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There's nothing I could say right now that'll improve this moment, so I'll just keep my fucking mouth shut for a change.
Take in the beauty that's in you and everything around us.
Is 132 miles really that far if it means being happy?

Maybe I could hang with Reed, Eating Seva and BTB, Talk about how exciting sounding our lives used to be.
I could spend my nights with you, being a yuppie in maize and blue, 40 year old Dallas' wildest dreams come true.

There's nothing I could say right now that'll improve this moment, so I'll just keep my fucking mouth shut for a change.

Every moment,
No matter how brief
Take it all in
One second at a time.

Would it be so bad to be content?
Do I really need those punk rock dreams?
Aunt Kris always told me I clean up nicely,
Is this as good of a time as any?

Would it be so bad to be content?
Would it be so bad to be content?
... go blue

credits

from 3 Songs that'll be on something sometime, track released December 7, 2013
Alex and Matt wrote the frame for the music, Dallas came in and wrote bass parts and we all tweaked some things. Lyrics are all by Dallas.

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This is the Year Grand Rapids, Michigan

Songs about ladies, drinking, drinking problems, left wing politics, and Detroit sports teams.

Keeping it positive in Michigan... and acknowledging how depressing it can be to be positive.

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