I’m not in the swing of things, what I really mean is not in the swing of things….yet

Lorde, “Still Sane”

Why Is Looking Young Supposed To Be A Good Thing?

have faith that this will all turn into something great. and that is all that matters.

an old favorite.  a cover of “Wicked Games” by The Weekend.  I like both this and the original, because they both paint in my head two distinct characters.  While listening to Coeur de Pirate’s soft vocals with the piano accompaniment trickling in the background, I picture someone lying on white fluffy blankets on a small metal framed bed, with the sunlight pouring in, lying on their backs mere hours after a night of a torrid love affair.

Very few conversations with Charles Dickens did not include a laugh from him. I had never met a man so given to laughter. Almost no moment or context was too serious for this author not to find some levity in it, as some of us had discovered to our embarrassment at funerals.

"Drood" by Dan Simmons (spoken by the narrator, Wilkie Collins)