I just got up about an hour and a half ago, with full shadow, liner, and mascara. (Seriously, if you have issues with shadow wearing off or creasing, try Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow Primer Potion and also their eye-liner doesn’t budge. OK – enough with the unsolicited cosmetics commercial.) I tumbled straight into bed this morning sometime around 3:30 – exhausted, sticky, sore, and passed out. So, as you can see, last night was epic.
Hepcat, one of the most amazing bands I know, played at Slim’s in San Francisco last night. Despite the fact that they didn’t play my favorite song (again) their set was still beautiful and reminded me, as it always does, what love feels like. There’s just simply no way for me to feel like there is anything wrong with the world while I’m dancing at a Hepcat show. And boy did I dance. And dance. And dance. Surrounded by so many of my friends and favorite people, such enthralling harmonies, heart stopping horn work, and a crazy laid back grove, how could I not. Thankfully I had the right shoes on, and apparently the right make-up, as well.
Then we of course had to stop by Crepes-a-go-go. It’s like the icing on the cake of a great show at Slim’s. A handheld tomato, cheddar, avocado crepe at 1:00 in the morning is just the thing to set you right after hours of good times. But the night didn’t end with my crepe. We then made our way down the block to Ooh-La-La, a sixties DJ dance night. More dancing! We were also joined at the club by some of the members of Hepcat, and got to spend some more time with them. I also ran into a friend who I hadn’t seen in quite some time, and he did not recognize me – me and my silly ever changing hair color. We danced until the music got weird, too psychedelic to really groove to. Then we took what seemed like another hour to say goodbye to everyone. Many hugs all around, before limping back to my car for the ride home.
We all made it home safe, and then I collapsed.
That was an amazing night, and I felt very happy to be there, to be dancing, to hug everyone, and to just be living my sometimes crazy little life.