Whirlpool

Whirlpool, Black Hole, Quicksand . . . That sinking feeling and loss of control during the COVID-19 pandemic There is a gratitude of my present situation Tempered by the plight of so many, over the world whose bottom fell out An empty bank account No visible means of support No end in sight And over…

l’éléphant

Something Impossible to Ignore (find your own Purple Elephant – that which is “impossible to ignore” but you have not addressed it or changed, over an immeasurable period of time) Purple Elephant larger-than-life, so unusual, that one cannot possibly ignore it The symbolism of Alzheimer’s is the color purple and an elephant. … The elephant…

Letter to Self

Perhaps like others, I have over indulged media streaming during the first full month of COVID-19 iscolation Too Much Survivor (the CBS television show, available on CBS all access) (especially prior seasons which I never watched) The videos stream forever An interesting element was when the Survivors read Letters to Themselves which they had composed…

Criticize

Ouch https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&ei=EWeRXpvkLcXEsAWkhYPQAg&q=criticize&oq=criticize&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQAzIHCAAQRhD5ATICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADICCAAyAggAMgIIADoECAAQRzoFCAAQkQI6BAgAEEM6BQgAEIMBOggIABCDARCRAjoHCAAQgwEQQzoECAAQCkooCBcSJDBnMTQ1ZzEyMWcxMTRnMTMwZzEwMGcxMDhnMTI5ZzEwOWc1NEoXCBgSEzBnMWcxZzFnMWcxZzFnMWcxZzNQ4rHNAViS080BYPbUzQFoAHACeACAAXeIAacHkgEDNC41mAEAoAEBqgEHZ3dzLXdpeg&sclient=psy-ab&ved=0ahUKEwjbsNrX4t_oAhVFIqwKHaTCACoQ4dUDCAs&uact=5

John Prine (1946-2020)

John Prine died yesterday I first heard John while riding my truck, going to community college on a wonderful folk music station out of Elgin or Palatine, Illinois Fish and Whistle I missed the Old Town Folk Music Scene Years later, listening to John Prine in my room at college, a good friend comes into…