Friday, April 30, 2010


Do you ever have the urge to put on your shoes, open the front door, step outside, and start walking, keep walking until you've left all that you were and all that you knew behind you? I have that urge. But I fear that all that I was and all that I knew would follow me, tethered to a long string, determined not to let go. If I only had a pair of scissors and the resolve to cut.....

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Enough Rope

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea,
And love is a thing that can never go wrong,
And I am Marie of Roumania.
(Dorothy Parker 16 August 1925)

Monday, April 26, 2010


Do you ever feel like you want to rage? I don't mean rage, as in party. I mean rage, against, everyone. Sometimes it takes every fiber in my being to hold back. I feel like I am sitting on my hands. Sitting on my hands so I won't scratch your eyes out. Or maybe your heart. That is how I felt all weekend. Alas, I feel slightly better today. But, the residue remains.....

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Go Earth, Go!!!

It's Earth Day. Maybe you should go plant some flowers. Then, you will have something pretty to look at. Or maybe you should go make out with someone, outside. Yeah, do that. It will cheer you up.

Let's hear it for the Earth.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010


I have a box full of cassette tapes, and nothing to play them on. I was looking through them, reminiscing about the various tapes people had given me and I had given to them. One of these tapes, was left on my door, anonymously, when I was 19. It had nothing on it, but this song, on repeat. I never figured out who it was. If it was you, and it's now been well over a decade, please tell me. It's been bugging me for years. Thanks!