Enjoying a Nameless Pleasure

My husband and I had a little date last night, just a quick dinner while the kids were with friends. “Let’s get sushi,” he said. Years ago, sushi was a matter of competition in which we saw which one of us could be the most adventurous in our selections. We no longer care about competing, … More Enjoying a Nameless Pleasure

Beautiful gray

“Why is your hair going gray?“ 5-year old Flowergirl asked me.” No one else has gray hair.” “I will tell you a secret,” I said. “Many people choose to color their hair. They color it because either they have fun coloring it or their hair is turning gray and they want to cover up the … More Beautiful gray

Words and Music

Songs combine the rhythm of musical instruments and the rhythm of words. Songs are a mix. Poetry, on the other hand, and all writing really, is an a capella song. Poetry carries its music through only the instrument of words. I think Leonard Cohen would understand this. He writes poems and sings them. Songwriting adds … More Words and Music