For all those times you feel like…Screw This Nonsense… I offer you this shot of support, pleasure and permission. Put on some headphones and hang in there. Happy New Year.
Since it’s the holiday season, this month’s song is about a gift, one to a very special Holiday. Billie Holiday received her favorite gift from a prisoner – a frame made of matchsticks, “for our picture, when we finally meet.” They never did. But the matchstick frame was Billie’s prize possession, and for years it stood (empty) on her […]
I moved to the Hudson Valley four years ago. Before then I lived in NYC. I must’ve lived in at least seven different apartments since the late 1980s. Friends ask me if I miss it. Not for a second. Whenever I even think about the city I find myself silently shaking my head. I remember Hurricane Sandy. […]