Tag Archives: John Hiatt

Cover Me

  Every once in a while I experience a fresh burst of heartache when I listen to a song that Jim can’t hear. Before there was Pandora (in her modern incarnation), I had someone who took my tastes in music … Continue reading

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Purple Chimes and Valentines

“Sweet as” was in the glossary I picked up from fellow travelers during my recent adventure. It’s a New Zealand term of assurance: all is well, “no worries” (a phrase that now hits my ear as  well-meaning  but oxymoronic, a double-negative … Continue reading

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The Light You Do Not See

At 4:30 a.m. the waterfront view is fully saturated one day and colorless mist the next. The best hints I gather from my starting vantage point a few blocks away lie in the light: usually a patch of shimmering silvery-slate … Continue reading

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Broken Beauty (and a Blogiversary)

A little fuzzy, a bit off kilter. I chose the picture for its timing, not its content: I took it almost exactly three years ago, in the backyard of the home my husband Jim loved–the place where he lived, was … Continue reading

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