RIP Michael Jackson and Farah Fawcett

it is ingrained in me to support the underdog. the one who doesn’t get as much support or recognition as the others. my instinct therefore is to make sure that the death of farah fawcett is not completely over-shadowed by that of michael jackson. but i can’t keep it up for long. hell, if i’m…

land of thirst

i got home last night with an incredibly painful cricked neck, a car full of compost & window blinds, 2 newly framed pieces of art and a new new haircut. all i wanted was to eat, take the painkillers (“to be taken with food”) , maybe take a bath, and watch an episode of “land…

a send off for joe

it felt like he was in the lounge, on his comfy chair, cigarette twixt his fingers, the hands gesticulating, explaining a bat or an idea to one of the people around him.  it felt like one of the many parties this home has seen in the past – the same faces, the familiar tunes in…

day of rest?

thanks to the internet, i didn’t get to bed until after 2, ignoring the fact that leo was coming for breakfast at 8… so i didn’t get much sleep, never my best. and to make the morning even more interesting – remember  i was house sitting for 1 night – one of the dogs left…

happy birthday madiba!

today is the birthday of one of the world’s true gentlemen. true to his convictions, tolerant of others, and respectful – always. what an example he has set! yep, nelson mandela is 90 today. i am so very very happy for him, that he has had so many years post-prison to spend with his family…