The window in my office is a tall rectangle. The view looks out, down a hill, at a treed gap between condo buildings. The tennis court’s far corner is visible just beyond the trees to the left and the pool to the right. After that, you can see the racquet ball club house and, further […]Read More A view
I woke up this morning and, as is my custom, read a few pages of Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway. She talks about the male poets that she loved and how she didn’t really think about them as male, just writers, and that men wrote and women did not. When she encountered feminism, that opened her mind to […]Read More Chicks, amiright?
today is hard. but the bathroom is clean, so are my make up brushes, and the dishes, and my work shirts and my nails are painted and i sent some emails. so, there’s that, at least. but today is really hard.Read More what if you did, what if you wont
Today, I was reading Natalie Goldberg’s Long Quiet Highway and all a sudden, I remembered that I know how to write, that I’ve been doing it a long time, and that I do actually like doing it some. I don’t have to write a specific way but I can write my way and that it helps. Such a […]Read More Read/Write
I know that the title for this post, the first in a long time (but I will try to do better), is a little trite. Begs the reader for a “duh”. But it’s something that I’m clinging to, that I need for myself right now. Every day is new and I can do whatever I […]Read More Every Day is New Day
Soooo…. it’s been a while….. how are youuu? I can’t sleep so I decided to troll my old blog posts from 8 years ago and found this. And because I can’t sleep, here it is: 10 bands/artists you’ve been listening to lately 1) Brenton Wood 2) Fleetwood Mac 3) Oscar Peterson 4) Led Zeppelin 5) Sugar Ray (Shut up, […]Read More Oh, Hello!
You guys ever heard that song? Mingus. From Mingus Ah Um, which if you haven’t listened to, you should. I think I was 19 when I heard it for the first time. I remember that song specifically because of the breakdowns, with clapping. Plus, Mingus! Anyway… I need a hair cut… a better one. And […]Read More Better Git It In Your Soul