This week finding the right words has been difficult for me. My Dad passed away and I am feeling all “these things”; frustrated that I cannot put words on all of it. I’m not dreaming anymore. Not even the nightmares. Not for days. It’s unsettling. Grief, itself, has a unique strangeness. It grabs you and […]
Politics aside, I found this speech (from 1969) still relevant, still thoughtworthy, no matter how you lean. You can read the story behind this speech here.
When my chronic inflammation gets the best of me, and even with my careful diet and avoiding stress it does still get me, I have a plan in place for dealing with it. Sounds funny to say that pain is something you get used to, but you do. Generally, a flare up can last 2 […]
It’s a music day! YAY!!!!! I am busy with not so fun work-type things and music helps be focus. Maybe “refocus” is the better term for it. There are at least 5 other things I would rather be doing (okay four, because this blog post counts as one). Right now we (still just me) are […]
Well, THAT was beautiful. Listening to Melody Gardot all day today. Because this. I have days where all I want to do is listen to music. Other days I cannot bring myself to even turn on the car radio. Strange to have those two extremes. If I think carefully about it, the days of music […]
APRIL is here and over the weekend I was very happy to be officially “out of the woods”, so to speak, with all of my dog’s various health issues and vet appointments. It’s a weird thing to admit, but the last few days I’ve been feeling low, angry, even sad at times. I know that […]
I’ll be singing this song in my head every morning for a while.
I’m listening to Regina Spektor all day today. All. Day. (best lyrics ever)