Tag Archives: Music

I Cannot Become Comfortably Numb

Warning: This is a little disjointed and possibly tangential. Just go with the flow ~  Two songs have been rolling around my head these past few weeks.  Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb and Franz Ferdinand’s Well That Was Easy.   In particular, … Continue reading

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Whatever you’re “mad for” this week

That phrase keeps running through my mind –  “Whatever you’re ‘mad for’ this week” … six words written in a cruel fashion, meant to tear me down.   It worked. I was torn.  These words were written around March/April in an … Continue reading

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Searching for Tribe

Give me some place that I can go  Where I don’t have to justify myself Swimming out alone against this tide Looking for a family looking for tribe                          … Continue reading

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My Life is Much More Exciting on Paper

I’m rapidly approaching my 44th year – which makes me think a lot about how quickly time passes. Yes, I know – nothing earth shattering, everyone has these revelations but they always seem so profound when they happen to you, … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Horrid Girlfriend

This post is for my friend, Romi – she reminded me of this story with her trip to the ballet. When I was 17, I had a slightly younger boyfriend. He was the sweetest thing going but unfortunately, he was … Continue reading

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Station to Station

Le Clown invited me to his space – to write about David Bowie – and I thank him. Please come over and have a read. His story is – well, his story. I dedicate my story to one of the … Continue reading

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I put my hands into the roaring flames

  I’ve been listening to New Model Army a lot these days.  I’m particularly fond of the song “Fate” – give it a listen – you might like it.  Here are some lyrics: I put my hands into the roaring … Continue reading

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A Lovely Tuesday Surprise ~

Greetings Friends ~ I have a special treat for you on the morrow. Yup, you’ve guessed it. I have a GUEST blogger. I was going to put an intro on his post for tomorrow, however he has it arranged nicely … Continue reading

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Igor and Red Elvises – The Best Band You Should Be Seeing

I looked for you last night – where were you? Didn’t you know – Igor and Red Elvises were playing at The Hut? If you came early enough, you wouldn’t have had to pay the cover. What? You’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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Musical Musings on my Bike – I Want to Know HOW…and WHY

Yesterday I had a lovely bike ride – and as always, my mind wandered -thinking of a myriad of topics – stories, philosophy, general contemplation etc.  And as is typical, I was also listening to music. This song came on: I love this … Continue reading

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