Tag Archives: Mark Knopfler

Have You Shot Your Gun Into the Air Yet?

Happy New Year!  On my block there have been the requisite fireworks along with lots of gunshots. The gangbanger family down the street has been surprisingly tame lately, though I expect to see a police car down there in the … Continue reading

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MY FAVORITE THINGS

Randomly and without categorization: 1.   British actor Bill Nighy 2.  Trader Joe’s Belgian Chocolate pudding 3.  Koh-I-Noor Chromatic Coloring Pencils 4.  Reading The Sun magazine on a Saturday afternoon 5.  Taking mental health days off from my job in mental … Continue reading

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NOTE TO SELF:

Why for you been dragging your sorry ass around like the world is coming to an end?  You’ve been acting badly, and you know it.  For example:  What’s up with all of the self-indulgent eating lately?  Remember how you changed … Continue reading

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the unrevealed . . .

Why won’t I show my face? Who I am in this blog is the unadulterated, unretouched, unresolved ME.  Elsewhere on the Internet, the professional person I become when I go to work can be found (and seen). Isn’t it interesting … Continue reading

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Wherein our protagonist contemplates her emotional universe . . .

I’ve been painting today.  Oh frabjous joy!  I finished the one that had been haunting my easel for the last several months, then started another one that I quickly came to loathe.  I took it down because it annoyed me, … Continue reading

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YOU MIGHT GET LUCKY NOW AND THEN . . .

Where to begin.  Ahhhhhhh . . . We drove to Santa Rosa last Wednesday for the Knopfler concert.  I was a little hyper and jumpy, wanted to get to the venue early, then got there and we didn’t know what … Continue reading

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LEGOLAS! WHAT DO YOUR ELF EYES SEE?

I wanted to see what it felt like to ignore my blog for the last few days.  And it was fine, actually . . . because I was busy and preoccupied, and really had nothing interesting to say.  It’s weird … Continue reading

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