life music punk 

Punk Rock Freedom of Expression

“At its best New Wave/Punk represents a fundamental and age-old Utopian dream: that if you give people the license to be as outrageous as they want in absolutely any fashion they can dream up, they’ll be creative about it, and do something good besides.” – Lester Bangs   “Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style.” – David Byrne   “The popularity of punk rock was, in effect, due to the fact that it made ugliness beautiful.” — Malcolm McLaren   “Punk is a state of mind…

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life musings on the fly relationships 

Alone & Rockin’ it!

I’m sitting in my living room in one of my beloved Hello Kitty t-shirts and a pair of colorful knee socks, eating peanut butter out of an almost empty jar with a spoon; I am finding that this is one of the many joys of living alone. Let me interject here that I don’t care that I’m almost 42 and still wearing Hello Kitty – I’ll rock the shit out of it at any age thank-you-very-much.   I’m not going to make excuses for wearing things that are, as Mom-ster…

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life musings on the fly 

Emotional Limbo

  Lately, I am feeling some sort of way that escapes words.   I’m teetering between memories and dreams, tears and joy; feeling the overwhelming need to either escape myself or crawl into my mind and rummage around.   It’s an emotional limbo – I’m in the void.   The destructive feelings of uncertainty and inadequacy haunt me, along with the voices from family – “What are you thinking? This simply cannot be done. Get your head out of the clouds!” I must push back and persevere. I’ve fought too…

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