The Ballad of Lucy Jordan

This song was mentioned to me twice in the span of a week. Maybe I’m living in a vacuum, but I had never heard of it. Not one to ignore such synchronicities, I Google-d the lyrics and found out it was written by Shel Silverstein in 1973. It blew me away,...

Out with the old

There is space and organization all around. A cleaning frenzy has made my closet, indeed, a walk-in again. Bags full of clothes out the door to the homeless. Odds and ends to the local hospital’s thrift shop. Garbage kicked to the curb. Everything has its place....

Artist date

Sometimes it is just right to come out of my art and indulge myself in someone else’s. Tonight I saw a friend perform. She is a musician who writes, sings and plays guitar. Her songs are whimsical and reflect her easy personality. She is a breath of fresh air....

Thank you

A good day, but a long one. Left home at 7:20 this morning and just got in about 11 tonight. Went to visit my sister, brother-in-law and niece, who is so delightful and engaging it warms my heart. En route to my destination, I nestled into a train seat with O magazine...