Archive for June 2014

happy thirty nine

love after love the time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. eat. you will love again the stranger who was your self. give wine. give bread. give back your heart to […]

goodbye thirty eight

today is the last day of my 38th year, and as in past years, i’ve pulled together a list of 38 things that i’ve seen and done and learned over the past year: 1. said, “yes!” 2. said, “i do!” 3. visited vancouver.  not once, not twice, but three times.  it’s pretty okay. 4. received […]

happy birthday to me?

my birthday looms on the horizon and i find myself struggling not to fall into my annual pattern of half-empty reflection. i’m going to be thirty-eight. no, wait, that was last year. i’m going to be thirty-nine.  thirty-nine.  thirty-NINE?  i might as well say forty.  no matter how many times i say it, it just doesn’t […]

UG Review

(those of you who are not tori fans will probably want to forego reading this) Unrepentant Geraldines Tori Amos Released 13 May 2014 Overall comment — This is a solid Tori album. I think the range and tone of her voice is the best it’s been in years. That said, the unfortunate use of the […]