Now you’re on the launchpad, waiting for the rocket ride, and if you play it cool enough, maybe they’ll invite you inside, so deep inside, the catacombs of Wonderland, the world as you’ve never seen, the soft, white, underbelly, of… Read More ›
It’s Me, Pearl. An Ode to Janis Joplin It’s never me, it’s you, except that it’s always me, it has never not been me, it has never not been some glaring inadequacy of me, when at my best, it was… Read More ›
Oh my dears, what to say about this book? Prior to having read this book, “Frankenstein”, knowing the story only from film, cultural osmosis, I would likely have classified it simply as a horror story. I would have been incorrect,… Read More ›
You bark-tweet, shout-scream, whisper-dream, some thing into the void, Clamoring for relevance for distribution to the masses the echo back that tells you your voice reached someone somewhere somehow From here in a quiet room where words play out a… Read More ›
There will no more be, these roads away from me. I haven’t time, you see, I’m fifty.
I’m going to ramble for a minute or two, then I’m going to go finish cleaning up the enormous mess I made in the kitchen tonight making cookies and carving pumpkins. Remember the other day I said I’d been so… Read More ›
So, I wouldn’t call myself an “environmentalist” unless home decorating counts. I think we’ve got some serious issues with regard to refuse, litter, polluting our waterways and thus, our water. I’m one of those people who believes that the planet… Read More ›
I said somewhere before that I think a lot of this type of music, it’s rock and roll but it is decidedly on the metal side when contrasted with, say, the likes of Springsteen, is in many ways the new… Read More ›
The Shape of Water, 2017 Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy Written by Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Directed by Guillermo del Toro
The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I’ve found several versions of the quote. What that means is that what he meant when he wrote whatever it… Read More ›
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
I’ve dared to look upon the stars in wonder, in awe, and dream. I’ve dared to think for myself and challenge that thinking, to question it, to ponder my own existence. I’ve dared to believe in love, to hope, to… Read More ›
This quote works on so many levels. Human beings are perfectly imperfect. If you’re still making changes, that means you’re still learning new things.
Okay, as mentioned, I’ve been busy. So I hadn’t checked some of my emails. When I did get around to that, I had an email from Kindle Direct informing me that they have merged with CreateSpace, the publishing platform… Read More ›