Be Nobody's Darling Be nobody's darling; Be an outcast. Take the contradictions Of your life And wrap around You like a shawl, To parry stones To keep you warm. Watch the people succumb To madness With ample cheer; Let them look askance at you And you askance reply. Be an outcast; Be pleased to walk… Continue reading qualified to live.
Getting ready for the day, I became overjoyed. - I can do whatever I want today.... [within monetary reason.] Cool. Wow... Yes. I can do whatever I want today. No, wait... I can do whatever I want with my life.... [within monetary reason.] WOW. Anything I want. Yes and yes! So then I had this… Continue reading whatever.
There's a section of my WordPress admin that lets me see what people Google searched to land on my site. Sometimes it's pretty hilarious. There was that one time I felt very sorry for the poor fella that got to this post from googling, "how to unlock bathroom doors". But this morning, I am truly… Continue reading “driver, could you take this lap a bit slower? my cristal is spilling…”
The themes for today are: Laughing Out Loud to Yourself and Good Music. LOLTY [please pronounce phonetically] #1 Bink and I travelled to my favorite coffee shop for muffins and flat whites. There were a lot of people there this morning and I noticed that every single one of them was lone-wolfing it. Everyone was… Continue reading [press 2.]
The girl with many names... that's me. I don't know how I've accumulated so many nicknames, but there are quite a few: Rackel Rachie Ray Ray [and the plethora of variations: Aunt Ray, Nanny Ray, etc.] Rocky Gangles Distracto Steens Intern Seethens Our Little Miss Rims Richel The Unhealer Chet Snevets [please feel free to… Continue reading badooder.
If you're a subscriber, you probably have a good idea how great/hilarious my dad is. If not, please check out the "dad's poscards." section of the blahg. Well, today is this very special man's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADDY!! Oh my dad. What can I say about him? He's probably the most embarrassing father you could… Continue reading the most beautiful world in the world.
Every once in a while a friend truly wows you with their talent. I can't get over how much I love Lindsey's work. Check it out: http://www.lindseyyankey.wordpress.com A lot of her work was inspired by The Little Prince. This passage [well, and other excerpts coupled with it] once made me cry... [love it.] My friend,… Continue reading [love it.]
Every morning, I take advantage of the fact that Bink¹ takes a while to get moving in the morning; she's quite the sleepy head. I sit her in her high-chair and make coffee, while she plays with whatever kitchen appliance I put on her little table. I stand and make coffee and read a poem… Continue reading come dance wiv me.
I heard a song this morning and it took me back to a glorious Yosemite morning... All packed up, Nic and I headed to his truck to drive to our climb. Walking down the path, Nic realized we forgot our food... - Oh crap, we forgot our food. - It's fine... I'll run up and… Continue reading i’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life.
hearts are gonna roll, sometimes i get a good feeling that i've never had before you're the icing on the cake, on the table, at my wake. heads are gonna turn, if i only knew your name that's not my name. tears are gonna fall, she's old enough to know better just shoot me, baby.… Continue reading shake that bottom over, over to me.
Well, my birthday's coming up. It's tomorrow... in Australia. And then I will celebrate it until it's over in America. You can't stop me. I've been thinking a lot about past birthdays lately. How they are very definitive days to remember a year by... I guess that's what they're for... Where I was on May… Continue reading my twenties.
About a month ago, I saw Jason Mraz here in Sydney. He was marvelous. A girl I'd never even heard of opened for him. Lisa Mitchell. She was on Australian Idol... yeah, I didnt know they had it either... copy cats. Anywho, now I'm obsessed with this song... [Oh, p.s. this isn't a video, it's… Continue reading do you have a dollar?
I think I officially have that nanny look going for me now. Random children approach me daily... I must look safe. My aura is nanny-colored because their parents obviously do not care if they talk to this stranger. I'll be walking in the park and a child will just wander over to say hi. Or… Continue reading i came from the hotel.
I told myself over and over... I think I even wrote it down... somewhere. "Rach, don't forget [again] to write out that Billy Collins poem this year for Mother's Day." Dahhhh.... Hope you enjoy, Momma. [and everybody.] The Lanyard - Billy Collins The other day I was ricocheting slowly off the blue walls of this… Continue reading one more thing, momma…
Happy Mother's Day, Momma! Okay, I know Mother's Day is almost over in the States... but I had to dedicate a whole post to the coolest/sweetest/funniest/prettiest woman I know. I already got busted for not sending anything to Mom... I know, I know... horrible daughter. So, as a weak consolation, here are some things that… Continue reading momma’s day.
When it's a cool, clear day and nothing in the world can touch you. When the music makes you feel like part of a movie you'd suggest to people you want to love. When there were no goodbyes to break your heart and no hellos sitting, waiting for you. When all red lights are praised… Continue reading i wake you up in the morning, [so early].
Let's see. Where do I begin? Oh, yes... at the beginning... About two years ago exactly, I was in the process of moving into one of the best/worst houses in Jackson Hole. We called it the Swamp House. It was surrounded by Cache Creek on three sides and was literally falling into the creek. It… Continue reading a horse tale.