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Joni Mitchell – Coyote Spirit
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Joni Mitchell – Coyote Spirit

Note: Many Native American tribes view the coyote as a trickster, shapeshifter and transformer. In the natural world (vs the cartoon worldūüėČ ), the wily coyote is recognized for being¬†inventive, pure-instinct,¬†clever, resourceful and fearless. I set out to re-aquaint myself with Joni Mitchell, after recently watching the Martin Scorsese music documentary, “The Last Waltz,” (released … Continue reading

Graceland
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Graceland

Note, August 2015: This is the birth of a¬†new theme — first conceived nearly three years ago. I was consumed with creating¬†playlists for all occasions. I envisioned my blog would be about music and nothing else. Each post would feature a favorite song, and¬†I would present it ‘in all its glory.’ And now, here it … Continue reading

What Can Fantasy Teach Me About Reality?
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What Can Fantasy Teach Me About Reality?

Originally reblogged July 9, 2015 Very well-written defense of the importance of fantasy/fiction to our imaginations and our lives: ‚ÄúFantasy teaches us to accept difficult truths. ‚Ķ There are certain uncomfortable realities that we typically prefer not to think about, things like poverty, hunger, crime, hate, mental illness, even the evil within ourselves. It‚Äôs easier … Continue reading