Listening: Comment te dire adieu?, Franciose Hardy This morning was lovely and bright, and I woke up missing Paris ever so much! Since this bird won’t be flying anywhere in the near future, I suppose this will have to do: … Continue reading
Listening: Lived in Bars, Cat Power I found a lavender envelope in my mailbox this afternoon. I carried it into the house, smiling. I sat down, opened it up and peaked inside. “Wait,” I thought. I set the package down, … Continue reading
Listening: Daphne, Lia Ices Hello. I am back from February. This has been a quiet, solitary month for me. I decided to give myself a few weeks of private hibernation–no parties or dinners or shows. I turned my phone off … Continue reading
Listening: Diamond Dancer, Bill Callahan “She was dancin’ so hard, she danced herself into a diamond. Dancin’ all by herself, dancin’ all by herself, and not mindin’.” Thank you, Megan, for letting me know he’s written a book. It is … Continue reading
Listening: Suzanne, Leonard Cohen “Now Suzanne takes your hand, and she leads you to the river. She is wearing rags and feathers from Salvation Army counters. And the sun pours down like honey on our lady of the harbor, and … Continue reading
Listening: Take to the Sky, Tori Amos I’m dying my hair red today. For all of these reasons: Fearless. Strange. Fighters. Creators. Misfits. Lovers. Dancers. Leaders. I am meant to be one of them. Wish me luck.