Category Archives: Life

Beautiful Day

It’s such a beautiful day today. There’s a cool breeze and the sun is shining. This photo of Paul and Doe was taken in Central Park on another beautiful day. I’ve gotten many get well wishes from fans and friends … Continue reading

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View from Room 826

I have no denial about the age I am, or what it means. People start to get sick at this age. The body fails in all kinds of ways. I’m aware of that. I’m conscious of my own mortality. I … Continue reading

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Cat, Dog, Music, Books

I turned in my third draft to Lisa B. a week ago, and have been writing songs since. I’m rusty but today recorded one in order to hear it back and I think it’s not bad. My goal is to … Continue reading

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Now the Rain

I took this photograph last year (or the year before?) in Central Park. I don’t carry my phone anymore when I walk. I used to forget to take it and then decided to keep forgetting. I like to see what … Continue reading

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From The Accident

This is an excerpt from the book I’m writing called, The Accident. Days. There are days when she can barely get out of bed. Days when she drinks her coffee and goes to therapy and walks through the Metropolitan Museum … Continue reading

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In Case You Are Listening

The first day of 2014. Happy New Year, friends and readers. Yesterday, I saw a documentary, called Shepard and Dark, about Sam Shepard and his best friend, Johnny Dark. I’m going to watch it again because it was so layered, … Continue reading

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Hang by a Thread Not a Rope

I can’t do the sight of it justice. The bright golden, orange leaves of this maple tree, five stories high. Every day, I’ve watched it change. It stayed green as the weed-tree behind it turned yellow and lost all its … Continue reading

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The Experience of All That

Woke up thinking that I hadn’t gotten the Sequoias right. In my book. The description wasn’t quite accurate, felt shallow. Then I remembered there are no Sequoias in my book. It was from a dream. I felt a moment of … Continue reading

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A Full Life

What does it mean to have a full life? My perspective shifts all around on this, determined by my very changeable moods. But by whatever definition, this week my life was full. It was so good that when I reflect … Continue reading

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