The 80’s :: When it all comes down

"Cause I don't want to come back down from this cloud, it's taken me all this time to find out what I need." History Lesson:  Comedown is a single by British rock band Bush from their first album Sixteen Stone. It was released as the third single from the album in 1995. "Comedown" became one of the band's most popular songs reaching … Continue reading The 80’s :: When it all comes down

You Are Home :: All you need is love

List Your Favorite Film and Stage Musicals of All-Time courtesy of Music Listography : Your Life In (Play)Lists Editor's Note: I come from a musical theater background, and have always had a thing for musical movies, that said, I will try to keep my list at 25 this week. As usual, not in particular order except … Continue reading You Are Home :: All you need is love

We saved them for a rainy day :: video of the day

Martha :: Tom Waits "Meet me out for coffee, where we'll talk about it all." Coffee and conversation, sometimes that is just what I need, more than just about anything at all. Those kinds of conversations that ebb and flow, back-and-forth, interspersed with comfortable silences between two connected souls. Sometimes that is what I long … Continue reading We saved them for a rainy day :: video of the day

Go on, take everything :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: "Manic Depression" :: Art by Sarah Joncas Flush (by me) Down in the bottom of last week's laundry, still tangled and mis-matched, I found half of a ticket stub from the early 90's. So faded, but I can still make out the date, but not the title. I know it was … Continue reading Go on, take everything :: song of the day

Honey, I ain’t nothing new :: songs and poetry

Keep Art Alive :: "Decadence and Despair" :: Art by Sarah Joncas Stamp Collector Lament (by me) I carry your letters with me, out back, stolen moments in the rain, I need to possess this part of you, alone. You are the sticky sweet part of my existence, full of wonder and lust, I page … Continue reading Honey, I ain’t nothing new :: songs and poetry

Have you ever seen the rain? :: songs and poetry

There is a whirlwind whip of hesitation stuck sticky in the back of my mind, like the start of a run in a favorite pair of stockings, or a scratch on that vinyl 45 of Heart of Glass, the one I bought on the other side of the Bay when we were still together. I … Continue reading Have you ever seen the rain? :: songs and poetry

Most of the time I wouldn’t change it if I could :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

High Fidelity :: Soundtrack Shout Out A movie centered around a record store based on a book by Nick Hornby starring John Cusack with an amazing soundtrack, how could I possibly resist this movie, I mean, so many things I love all in one film, amazing. I spent many years working in record stores, and many … Continue reading Most of the time I wouldn’t change it if I could :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

Keep writing :: video of the day

Lost in Translation (2003) "The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you." ~ Bob Harris Sometimes I need time with Charlotte and Bob, they inspire me and make me feel less crazy and broken, and more understood. There is comfort in fictional characters you relate … Continue reading Keep writing :: video of the day