Category Archives: Living

A New Year’s Letter From Jeannette

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

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Et Je Retourne

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

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I Can Remember Where I Come From

I took a little break from this space. I was out getting things done. “Mother, the car is here. Somebody, leave the light on. Black chariot for the redhead, dancing, dancing girl. And when I dance for him, Somebody, leave … Continue reading

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Red

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.

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Growing Pains

Reading: The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger Listening: Playlist– Growing Pains 1.  When I Grow Up, Fever Ray 2.  Changes, David Bowie 3.  1979, The Smashing Pumpkins 4.  But I Might Die Tonight, Cat Stevens 5.  Sugar Mountain, Neil Young … Continue reading

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Animal Tracks

Listening: Animal Tracks, Mountain Man Reading: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard This morning I skipped yoga, and went outside, to see what I could see. “…beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them.   … Continue reading

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Nocturne

Listening: If I Had a Heart, Fever Ray Happy New Year!  I hope all your celebration, and champagne, and dancing, and fireworks-watching, and fireworks-making brought warm feelings for the year to come.  I spent the evening with good friends, laughing … Continue reading

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