So much to lose :: video of the day

Fear (live) :: Sarah McLachlan The weather is cold, colder than this part of California usually delivers, and my bones even feels the chill. Sometimes my reflective nature brings with it too much sadness, and my soul even feels the chill. This song, and this performance, is a musical and lyrical reflection of this kind of cold, and that kind of sad. My insides do not always make sense to me, just like this kind of unexpected weather, emotions coming like a whirlwind, without my permission, threatening to blow me right away. And with it comes the fear of who … Continue reading So much to lose :: video of the day

Cause you have seen some unbelievable things :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive; Art by Audrey Kawasaki Twins from Hell-A (by me) Used to be the two of us spent more of our time on the other side of the 101 freeway, than we did tucked between bed sheets inside growing-up walls, or behind the expectations of a text book stare. A phone booth on Gower, next to the best pizza on earth that we discovered smack in the middle of forsaken tourist’s sunset. Train tunnel sunrise serenades, and innocence lost in the back seat, parallel parked on the far side of Willoughby (right there next to the pot hole … Continue reading Cause you have seen some unbelievable things :: song of the day

Looking For Alaska :: John Green :: Book Review

Looking For Alaska :: John Green How will we ever get out of this labyrinth is the over-arching question that becomes the through-line for the entire novel of John Green’s Looking For Alaska, a question that is originally posed by Alaska herself to her religions teacher, and to the world in general (borrowed from the supposed last words of Simon Bolivar). The question meanders through the plot of the novel, becoming a haunting question to those Alaska abruptly leaves behind; a question they are driven to answer as a means to recover the loss of Alaska, and to also be … Continue reading Looking For Alaska :: John Green :: Book Review