Category Archives: It’s all music

Skip, Joyfully

When was the last time you did something for the pure joy of it? With no goal in mind? With no other intention?  This morning in the yoga studio, the teacher asked us to remember how it felt to ride … Continue reading

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Sharing the Darkness

My deep love of music has been saving me since I was a child. It made the good times lighter and brighter, and it carried me through some of my darkest days.  The artists that I was most drawn to … Continue reading

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Music, Laughter, Breath (not necessarily in that order)

It was the day of my double mastectomy, some time around 5:30am and John was driving me to the hospital. Coldplay was on the radio. Chris Martin was singing ‘Lights will guide you home/And ignite your bones/And I will try … Continue reading

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An Alternative God

On Monday morning I woke up and checked my phone. There was a text that a friend on the West Coast had sent in the middle of the night. It said, “David Bowie died about an hour ago. My heart … Continue reading

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She Vinyl-ly Did It

A Nutley, NJ woman was arrested today for allegedly beating her husband with his record collection. EMT’s arrived at the residence in response to a call from concerned neighbors who reportedly heard “a loud sound coming from the basement over … Continue reading

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The Space Between

“It is the silence between the notes that makes the music”. This might be a Zen proverb. Or Claude Debussy may have said it. Or both. In any event, the point is, the bits of silence are what allow us … Continue reading

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Slow Dive

Last Friday night I stepped into a time machine. I went to the reunion of a dance club that my friends and I frequented in college.  We spent (or maybe wasted) two or three nights a week there, for many … Continue reading

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