There are some things I take for granted. Things like my wacky sense of humor, my clumsiness, and my need to express my innermost self through writing. Like the color of my eyes, writing is just part of me–nothing spectacular or unusual. Then a total stranger read my poetry book and, in the words of… Read More Believing in yourself
(And other random thoughts….) This morning, there was a report on my favorite talk radio, about the extra precautions that would need to be put in place if the swine flu becomes a pandemic. Yes–I know, we are supposed to call it H1N1 or something like that–must have gotten flack from some pig farmers. Anyway,… Read More Does “Pigging Out” Give you Swine Flu?
“Clear the clutter, clear the way”. That’s my favorite phrase. I believe we all create our own types of “clutter” that keeps us from going where we want to go in life. My motto refers to the very physical sense of the word–the piles of “stuff” we seem to collect as we go about our… Read More Clear the Clutter, Clear the Way!
I’ve always preferred musical instruments that don’t depend on being able to read music. Thus the reason for my Indian flute. Wooden, only 5 holes, and lovely sounding no matter what I do or don’t do. I can make up songs as I go along, playing only to please myself. For the same reason, hand… Read More March to a different drummer
It’s a well-known fact that dreams can be in glorious Technicolor—I don’t know, I’ve never really paid attention. But this is the first time I ever had a dream with Sound! I specifically remember the song “Sweet dreams are made of these, who am I to disagree. You travel the world and the 7 seas.… Read More Do Dreams Have Soundtracks?
I swear I just saw a leaf fall off the big tree in our front yard. A reminder—a warning, if you will—that winter is coming. The change of seasons still moves me as powerfully as it did ages ago when I was a child. The fall of a single leaf, or the shiver of a… Read More Bats in the…Where??