videos of artists i love. in honor of Black History Month

Nina Simone. One of my all-time favorites. She is vital, true, formidable. Her voice… that piano playing… those words…. damn. She speaks to my soul and leaves me speechless. /\ Josephine Baker. The incomparable. Her story is fascinating. (this documentary is just under and hour, and worth every minute.) /\ BB King. This is classic BB, plus a glimpse into the times and feeling of the … Continue reading videos of artists i love. in honor of Black History Month

Paris, je t’aime

~~~ Like so many around the world, I’ve felt shocked and saddened by the events that occurred in France last Friday. I honestly haven’t known what to do with it. (except avoid the topic all together and write about gardening. fucking random.) I feel such a connection to that place, and Paris especially. Even though I haven’t been there in 13 years… Paris will always … Continue reading Paris, je t’aime

this new moon and two songs (with video)

me and my blog are going through a bit of a transition. it’s been an experiment from the start. i didn’t (and still don’t) have a clear topic that i want to discuss here. i haven’t arrived at any conclusions. i’m basically using this as a way to figure some shit out. (i’m clearly all over the fucking map, and i’m fine with that.) today … Continue reading this new moon and two songs (with video)