YES I DID!!!!!!!!! Now it’s your turn.
It’s true. For better and for worse, we carry these two things with us where ever we go. No matter how much we love them, are frustrated by them, or even hate them at times, they always follow us. I don’t fight these two things. In fact, I accept them both in my life with great joy and celebration. The more immediate question is how to … Read More Words And Family Last Forever
It’s crystal clear. After weeks and weeks of pondering I now understand what the thing is. You know the thing. It’s the what you “ did our own of ” in the 70’s. It’s what’s sitting on the table next to your notebook, It’s the Thing. It’s something, … Read More It’s The What? Oh Yeah….
In the stash of books that I found after my Mother’s death, many checked out of the Minneapolis Library in the 40’s and never returned, was a copy of The Prophet. Kahil Gibran’s set of poetic essays. It was one of the more peculiar finds in my Mother’s library, but as a young 13 year old idealist I read and reread it because it had been … Read More Influences I Guess
Dinah Washington was one of the finest torch singers of the 2oth Century. I was listening to our local Jazz station on my drive north this morning and they played a version of this, and it all came back to me. Dinah’s career was short, but her talent was large. Here she is singing about love the way she knew it. Hit it woman.