Captain Scummy

Captain Scummy, my goldfish of almost one full year, died today. It’s funny, when I first picked him up at Petsmart I didn’t think much of it. It was a goldfish and in all likelihood would be dead in a week. But as the months wore on and the little guy stuck with me through midterms, my thesis, finals and everything else, I began to appreciate him more. I grew fond of seeing his fins flapping excitedly, propelling him to the top of the fish tank in the morning when I fed him. The good Cap’n even made the 6+ hour car ride with me when I moved up to Brooklyn. Of course all good things must come to an end and this rule is especially true for Goldfish so I dedicate this post to Captain Scummy, my fish and my friend.

MP3: The Mountain Goats- Shadow Song
MP3: Bonnie “Prince” Billy- Cold & Wet
MP3: Adem- Sea Of Tranquility
MP3: The Microphones- Ocean One Two Three

The Mountain Goats
Bonnie “Prince” Billy
The Microphones

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