Welcome to the new and improved BirdJanitor.com 2.0 [beta]. In reality it's the same old stuff in a new place. But... with more space to waste, there'll be more coming.
I was given the name Jeffrey when I was born, but since I thought the two f's were redundant and a waste of space and redundant (and I never really used any of the other Scrabble® tiles I drew), I took to calling myself Jef. Besides... it looks cool in print, sounds the same and takes less time to type once you get used to it.
On August 12, 2016 I stood before a judge here in Longmont, who coincidentally was born on the exact same day as me, and was granted me the right to legally call myself Jef Norton. You may find yourself ignored if you address me by any other name.
I am adjusted and socially adapted (there are no legitimate restraining orders against me at the present time and I know for a fact that my criminal record is impeccable). Part of the process for obtaining a legal name change in Colorado is obtaining Federal Bureau of Investigation and Colorado Bureau of Investigation criminal background checks.
That's all I really feel like telling you right now.
Remember when Homer Simpson tried to fix the toaster but accidentally invented a time machine and went back in time
and totally screwed up history by killing prehistoric insects and animals?
Even the tiniest change can alter the future in ways we cannot imagine.
I learned my lesson: Next time I travel back in time, I'll step on everything!
They say we must fight violence with violence. That's not true. We must fight violence with education.
Today, the only solution I see is thousands of small revolutions. I believe in the revolution of the barrios. You and I can't change the world, but we can change ourselves. We can change our own families, and we can even change our own neighborhoods. There, nobody has excuses.
José Manuel Chao (aka Manu Chao) - Próxima Estación: Esperanza (Next Stop: Hope)
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Leonardo da Vinci
you wake up.
fall kills you.
when you fail,
Drinking is an emotional thing. It joggles you out of everyday life, out of everything being the same. It yanks you out of your body and your mind and throws you against the wall. I have the feeling that drinking is a form of suicide where you're allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day. It's like killing yourself, and then you're reborn. I guess I've lived about ten or fifteen thousand lives now."
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
I don't hate people. I just feel better when they aren't around.
Museo de Pancho Villa, Chihuahua Mexico, 4 July 1996
Dia de los Muertos, 31 October 1999
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Why have so many people visited my site? Just what are they looking for? I never promised meaningful content. I'm just a guy from Longmont, Colorado, who likes to play with text and pictures.
It thoroughly amuses me that some might expect me to put this space to good use. You're probably asking yourself: Hey this nutjob is paying for this place, just what is his purpose?
I do consider my amusement a purpose, so if that's not what you're looking for... please move along. The Internet is a big place and there's room for nutjobs like me. So there.