Month: January 2006

Sunflowers, Beaches, and Classic Pooh

The Joy of a Handwritten Letter

Writer’s Block

The dream is ending. The drama subsides. What do I do at the end of the show? The silence is deafening. I’m afraid to step outside of the theatre; it’s the only life I know. It’s dark, but it’s comfortable. There – I’ve opened the door now… the sun is blinding me, and I can’t see a thing. Which direction do I walk? I’m … Read More Writer’s Block

"Unwritten" Lyrics

Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield I am unwritten, can’t read my mind, I’m undefinedI’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned Staring at the blank page before youOpen up the dirty windowLet the sun illuminate the words that you could not find Reaching for something in the distanceSo close you can almost taste itRelease your inhibitionsFeel the rain on your skinNo one else … Read More "Unwritten" Lyrics

Movie, Dirt, Feng Shui & Bali Connection?

The other day I was swooning over the movie I saw called Yes. One of the interesting themes in it is dirt. That’s right – dirt, and our attempts to get rid of it. (One really must see it to understand.) In the film, a cleaning lady gets very philosophical about dirt and breaks it down into some scientific jargon and microbiology. (I’m getting … Read More Movie, Dirt, Feng Shui & Bali Connection?

Movie Night

I just finished watching a movie called Yes by Sally Potter. It’s a beautifully done film. The accents are strong, and the script is done in a poetic rhythm, so my Midwestern ears had a bit of trouble understanding every word. I didn’t want to miss anything, because the story was so philosophical and important, I think. I read on the website that the … Read More Movie Night

Manhattan in December

I took this photo as Guy and I made our way to Ellis Island on the ferry from Liberty State Park. The line for the security check was long and sad. Amazing irony – standing in line to see the most famous lady in America, who symbolizes freedom… standing there, waiting to go through a rigorous examination of my personal belongings… removing my belt … Read More Manhattan in December