Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Hot Cheetos and Takis

Last night I enjoyed a home-cooked meal with some lovely people, who showed me this.

Thank you, friends!

I was 3 weeks late to that game, but my dear friend Jimmy JAMS did a song with Netsky and the video dropped yesterday. Yeah! I love my friends.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Jacuzzi Floozies

So, I am way into this song.


And, I know nothing about this band, Little Smoke. But, I like it.

These are the thoughts

These are the thoughts that rumble through the train tracks in my brain, late at night, when I can't sleep. These are the thoughts that include things like Mary Chapin Carpenter. Mary Chapin Carpenter. What did she sing again? Is she related to Harry Chapin? Maybe she married a Carpenter. Maybe she was Karen Carpenter's sister-in-law, or maybe Karen was already dead. Harry Chapin sang Cat's in the Cradle. I know that song makes people emotional but it always struck me as a little silly. And also, it reminds me of Don McLean. Bye-Bye Miss American Pie...Chevy to the Levee. 

I fight the urge to look up facts I care little about. I think some more about Karen Carpenter. What was her brother's name? SILENCE

Richard? Yes, Richard, Richard Carpenter. Didn't Karen date Tony Danza? I think I read that somewhere. Richard was a drug addict too, no? 

I think about Karen Carpenter and I think about watching Todd Hayne's Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story, in what-was-her-name's living room. What was her name???? Howie was there, and Melinda, and Lizzie, I think. 

Not remembering what-was-her-name's name gives me something to chew on for a good ten minutes. Long curly red hair. Laurie? Lori? She was really nice. 

Exhaling for what seems like far too long makes me feel far too dramatic, especially in light of the fact that no can hear me, but me.

Karen Carpenter died in Downey. At her parents' home. That's an awful name for a city. I think that may be the most depressing part of the whole story....dying in Downey. Downey, whose bright idea was it to name a city Downey?

I fight the urge to look up facts on the history of Downey. Instead I read a random chapter from The White Album and then shut the light off again and start to think about Didion.

Didion, it's a good name.............

Monday, August 27, 2012


My very talented friend, Jaime, has put up a new site featuring her art work. It's lovely. And, what's even better is that you can pick up a little something for yourself in her shop. Her weavings are my favorite!

You're welcome!

I don't care what you say...

I love The Royal Tenenbaums. Criterion made a gallery of book covers featured in the film. They're pretty pretty sweet. I would love a print on my wall. That is all for now. Carry on.

Monday, August 20, 2012

The Green Sweater

So, I write stuff and one of my stories is being featured on Mr. Beller's Neighborhood. Please take a look, if you are so inclined.

And while you are there, check out the catalogue of fantastic stories.

I know a place that we can go....

Last night, amidst my usual busy dream schedule, I dreamt that my car got towed and I dreamt about Hawaii. The latter reminded me of the new Taken by Trees video that I saw last week.

Yes. please.