No social media, no TV, no reading of books or newspapers or magazines for seven days.
Lessons were learned.
KEN NORDINE - I USED TO THINK MY RIGHT HAND WAS UGLIER THAN MY LEFT (by lostmymindin79)
Sad to hear about Lou Reed’s passing. Love so much of his body of music and poetry, but listening to the darkly elegant Magic and Loss record today. His reflections on cancer, death, grief and healing have been a really good friend on several occasions. I hope all of those close to him - physically, spiritually, emotionally - be they family, friend or fan - find the kind of grace he lit up on that 14-track composition. RIP Lou. And thanks.
I make playlists as a form of meditation
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Posted on November 1, 2012 | No CommentsOne of my first official acts as a newly minted 40-year-old was to help my mother pronounce my stepfather dead after a prolonged and terrible brain illness. It was dawn […]
Posted on April 11, 2011 | 6 CommentsThe other day, my son was asked to draw a picture of something he is grateful for. He made semi-scribbly, red twisty lines. Above them, he wrote “DNA.” I asked […]
Posted on October 4, 2010 | 3 CommentsWhen I went out East in August, I was beginning to feel lighter. I felt invisible at BlogHer, but that was mainly because you have to work so hard to […]
Posted on June 8, 2010 | 19 CommentsI wish I felt comfortable writing my way through this time. I’d like to tell you about the fact that my son and I have been living at my mother’s […]