It’s no secret that California has been suffering from drought. In case you aren’t sure what that looks like…here’s a visual from Central Valley. Living further south than the image above, I have often felt starved for weather. Come fall, without fail, I threaten to move. Given we have lived in SoCal for 18 […]
How often do you find you relate to the words of a song? It seems to me that countless musicians have the uncanny ability of singing, what I think of as, some form of universal truth. Today I am really missing Jen Kehl’s, Twisted Mix Tape Tuesdays. TMTT was a blog hop where bloggers from all over […]
Inspired by my friend Lois who wrote about her Happy Place a couple of days ago I decided to do the same, only not through words. In celebration of “wordless Wednesday” I offer up a series of photographs to show you My Happy Place.
Dear Fear, I am breaking up with you. It’s over. Seriously. I’m done. Pack up your self-defeating attitude and go. Thanks, Elin For years too many to count I have been riding shotgun to this thing called FEAR. Don’t get me wrong I am not afraid to use my voice, that’s a fear I thankfully overcame years […]
We gave our son, who is a rock climber, a Go Pro for his 27th birthday. If you are not familiar…it is a small movie camera that one can strap to their head, dashboard, bike–whatever–and it, the Go Pro, will then film what’s happening in the moment. But when my husband, Jimmy, mentioned to our […]
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ― Ernest Hemingway
Endings are tough. Culturally I feel it’s fair to say we don’t do them justice. Things end and we are taught to bury our emotion, move on, get over it. And yet…if we listen…we hear about heartache, missed opportunities and loss in the music. Thankfully artists bite clear into the core of the apple of emotion, […]