Tenebrous Thanatopsis and Taphophile

I knew a girl named Tenebrae once. There’s an  Argento movie too.  Well that’s what she called herself. Just as I called myself Pywacket and Mr. J called himself Jaded. Those spooky people names. It was fun. Sometimes I miss it. Pywacket was nice, then mean,then nice again. I threw …

“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential — for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.” Kierkegaard

OH damn. Damn damn damn.  This is the wish. I wish I felt like I did during college or grad school, or perhaps even my first job, when I just knew I was marking time until it got good. And it did, get good that is.  I had some amazing …

Where words fail, music speaks ~ Hans Christian Anderson

The suggestion for today (or do I call it blog topic or writing prompt ) is what is  your secret or not so secret passion. Oh dear. You know what you have to hear about now don’t you? I’m so crazy about this thing, I’m temporarily changing my appearance for …

"Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble." — Shakespeare

Actually finished this yesterday but we we SO tired from our weekend of cleaning and decorating that we all just fell over. Today we made our (probably) last trip to the Spirit Store until after Halloween. That makes um…four. They had a 25% of coupon so we scored a replacement …

You ARE the music while the Music Lasts

Well, I’m guessing it’s going to be another braindump Saturday. First things first. I got my tickets to see Max Raabe & Palast Orchester with Ben and Mike in Texas in February. I’ve never looked forward to Winter so much in my life. And a super really great email from …

You know everything must change /As time goes by /Though it feels like yesterday/ When we first met ~Voltaire: Anniversary

I wish I wasn’t going to blither, but that may be what you are going to get. I have pneumonia or a really horrible case of bronchitis from the SECOND flu I’ve had this year. I had a horrible cold, 2 flus, a stomach virus and dislocated my ankle. Since August. I …