This is not what I do :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: "Forget About Me" :: Art by Jeaneen Carlino Never Give a Girl a Gun (by me) There are still these blisters on the inside of each hand, notches left on my hip where the holster used to hang. You taught me to aim to the left and close one eye tight, … Continue reading This is not what I do :: song of the day

Fleetwood Mac :: Rumors :: Super Deluxe :: New Music Review

      Fleetwood Mac :: Rumors :: Super Deluxe Edition One of my favorite albums of all time has been re-released in a souped-up, super-sized, Super Deluxe edition which includes re-mastered original tracks and previously unreleased takes from recording sessions and live recordings from their '77 world tour. I am beyond thrilled about this, and … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac :: Rumors :: Super Deluxe :: New Music Review

Top five Tuesday :: Is it raining with you?

Top Five Tuesday :: Rain songs I am having a wishing for rain kind of day, even though we did just have rain last Friday. There is something about January that always has me longing for raindrops and umbrellas, rain boots and jackets, and as I mentioned in the song-of-the-day post, the cinematic stereotypical kissing … Continue reading Top five Tuesday :: Is it raining with you?

Only to rise and fall again :: song of the day

Today I wish it would rain, so that I could walk underneath all of it, and let these tears that keep falling get lost in all the water. That it would all traverse down the streets, and tumble down into the gutters, to finally escape into the waves of the ocean. I wish that my … Continue reading Only to rise and fall again :: song of the day

Bright Eyes :: I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning :: My Favorite Albums

I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (2005) :: Bright Eyes There was a certain time in my life where my music taste took a turn from my 90's female musicians obsessions to a time when I fell in love with both the male singer-songwriters of the early 2000's, and re-fell for a handful of" boy rock … Continue reading Bright Eyes :: I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning :: My Favorite Albums

Drugstore Cowboy :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

Drugstore Cowboy (1989) A "change of scenery" scene "Most people don't know how they're gonna feel from one moment to the next. But a dope fiend has a pretty good idea. All you gotta do is look at the labels on the little bottles." ~ Bob The story of Bob Hughes and his family of … Continue reading Drugstore Cowboy :: Monday Movie Moment :: Movies about writers/writing

So I can breathe :: video of the day

Guaranteed :: Eddie Vedder My favorite song from one of the most moving and impactful films I have ever seen, Into the Wild. Every cell in my body that has ever dreamed and longed and desired to travel, to see the world, to give up the trappings of day-to-day and just go was lit up … Continue reading So I can breathe :: video of the day

Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day

"Nobody said it was easy. It's such a shame for us to part. Nobody said it was easy. No one ever said it would be this hard. Oh, take me back to the start." Sometimes I think we stumble upon things we are supposed to see, that we open up a page of a book, … Continue reading Nobody said it was easy :: song of the day