Sunday, September 18, 2011
I should carry a notepad. Now that I'm trying to blog here again I find myself hiking or riding in the car with an "I should blog that thought" in my mind, but they are not sticking as well as I'd like. One image that did stick is the old joni Mitchell song in which the paved paridise and put up a parking lot. KK and I heard it in a restaurant today, different singer, don't know who. It resonates because I'm still sick over the beautiful little stone house next to my office which was knocked down and is being replaced by an ugly concrete box building which will hold a Mattres Firm store. Even more though, the song says, "You never know what you've got until it's gone." No way! I refuse to live like that. I know what I've got and I know it's precious and II know it or any part of it could be gone any second. I refuse to depend on disasters and crisies to strengthen my desire to savor and cherish life as it is right now.