If you'd like to help victims of the Northern California fires, I will be donating all proceeds this month of my digital music sales to the Northern California Fire Fund (operating through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation).
a warming liquid
hot lava flowing
I don’t have to be emotionless when facing rejection, but I can be resolute and have a healthy detachment. Even a sense of humor about it.
My hands are like ice.
I’ve been beside the ocean this evening, walking along the cliff. I can hardly write this note.
When I counted out the years I couldn’t hardly believe it. It’ll be two-and-a-half years since I’ve lived in California — which I knew well — but it’ll be over five years since I lived “home home,” back in the Bay Area.
Sometimes in life we are called to do something, or be something other than what’s expected of us in our native communities. We have a passion, a drive, a mission that is “other,” apart, or misunderstood from the tribes we are born into.
"All that has dark sound has duende, that mysterious power that everyone feels but no philosopher can explain." -Nick Cave
Where once I leapt upon myself as my own worst enemy to my prey, I’ve somehow learned to tame my claws.