I was becoming "Solitude Standing", staring out windows, or rolling them down to let the salty air in. Squinting at my reflection in the dressing room mirrors wondering who I was becoming...
Love, loss, and the last of the late Summer nights - A Female Friday Playlist
Pretty in Pink (1986) :: Monday Movie Soundtracks
I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist listen here at Spotify Fuel :: Ani DiFranco New York, New York :: Ryan Adams Twistin' the Night Away :: Sam Cooke You Don't Mess Around With Jim ;: Jim Croce 6th Avenue Heartache :: The Wallflowers Arthur's Theme :: Christopher Cross … Continue reading I remember you well at the Chelsea Hotel :: A New York Playlist
Songs about Coffee As my blog side-descriptor will attest, I am a coffee lover, as well as a music obsessive. Coming up with a list of songs about coffee is something I have done more than once, I even have a few Spotify playlists of that caffeinated ilk. So, as I sit here with music playing … Continue reading Friday Five :: Songs about Coffee
Luka :: Suzanne Vega from the album, Solitude Standing Luka was the first single released off the 1987 album, Solitude Standing, from singer-songwriter, Suzanne Vega. This song is about child abuse. It tells the story of a frightened boy who is forbidden to talk about what he's going on in his life in the apartment upstairs. … Continue reading Just don’t ask me how I am :: VOTD
Keep Art Alive :: "Eve" :: Art by Jolene Lai "And she says 'I've come to set a twisted thing straight' And she says 'I've come to lighten this dark heart' And she takes my wrist, I feel her imprint of fear And I say 'I've never thought of finding you here'" Hours passed into … Continue reading I suddenly remember each time we’ve met :: SOTD
Keep Art Alive :: Art by Kelly Vivanco Forgotten Saturdays, yesterdays, lemonade stand drive-ways. Sidewalk chalk bubblegum flavored, never ways. She tangles daisy chains and grass stains, late night coin-operated washing machine dreams. She asks the mislead Father time, "Why has the moon gone bad again?" Bounce the ball, pick-up the jacks, one by one … Continue reading Hold me like a baby that will not fall asleep :: song of the day