September 23, 2018

Warning: This blog contains adult language and strong opinions.

The following morning brought a bit of concern. Who had so rudely trespassed on our safe space in the night? We held our morning council and determined that realistically, there was nothing we could do and...

September 18, 2018

Disclaimer: This blog contains strong language, adult themes and controversial opinions. 

I want to tell you a story; a true story that unfolded with such mythological perfection that I still shake my head in awe when I think about it. The story plays out over the cours...

August 16, 2018

 I'd like to share a moment with you; the moment I realized that music could save me from a seemingly inevitable pit of misery.

By the time I reach junior high school the haze of darkness in my home and family is ever present. A dull buzz of depression surrounds my brai...

I recently saw Los Lobos live in concert for the fifth time. At the second concert, I was given the opportunity to meet the band. As I recall, I didn't embarrass myself too badly when I stumbled my way around asking for autographs on a t-shirt. Had I been the woman tha...


Ah, sweet July! Summer is in full swing. There's a young man working in the garden. He's listening to some hillbilly grass; frailing banjos and droning fiddles; distinct and mesmerizing.  The combination of the music, the weather and the all around feeling good activa...

 A snapshot from 38 years ago: My sister and I are staying with my Mom’s best friend- we call her ‘Aunt Tiny’ because she’s well…tiny. We're staying there because the house my family had been renting burned down a few weeks earlier on the day after Thanksgiving (also m...

After all of the thoughtful feedback and comments regarding my last blog, I decided to revisit the companion film the same titled Pink Floyd's The Wall that was made several years after the release of the album. And so, my partner and I set up the Roku and hooked up th...

I was twelve years old and living on Long Island when Pink Floyd released The Wall. The single Another Brick in The Wall was all over the radio waves and it seemed like everybody was singing along. However, I wasn't properly introduced to the full album until...

"The world is different today from what it was 50 years ago but the inward life is exactly the same...the story of the spiritual quest...the quest to find the inward thing that you basically are..."

I copied this quote from Joseph Campbell's The Power of Myth onto an in...

There's so much to learn and love about the stories and myths of our lives. Once consciously engaged with certain motifs, we find ourselves practically inundated with relevant images and encounters. In one sense, this is the law of attraction doing it's thing. At the s...

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