Sunday, June 22, 2014

Love In The Light Of Day

So dang sad that family can become so separated at a time like this, just when he needs them to come together and love and rally for him.

I am still so deeply grateful to my husband Paul Williams family; his ex wives, and his adult children, and dear friends for being so incredibly supportive of what we had to go through with Paul's care in and out of the nursing home, and ultimately his passing last year. Everyone was gracious, generous, compassionate, and dignified in a time of heart break.

Paul was so happy to see us all coming together, being there for him. I wonder, does it have something to do with the way he lived his life? 

Paul was so fiercely honest, he 
couldn't keep secrets, really he couldn't. He always loved, in his own way all these people in his life. That love was enduring and it was a thing I loved, honored, and respected about him. Nothing and no one was exiled from his life. Not perfect, to be sure, but a form of loving that was inclusive and out in the light of day.

Paul's last few weeks; with our son Alexander, me, first wife Sachiko and her partner

Thursday, June 12, 2014

One More Loop Around The Sun

Thanks to my bandmate Renata Bratt for this photo from our breakfast in Austin a few months ago. 
What am I doing on my birthday?
Well, Dave Alvin started it out wonderfully with a text and invite to see him and brother Phil last night. Great show and new album.
I'm going to see my all time favorite movie 2001: A Space Odyssey and get the full mind expanding effect of todays full moon. And the actor DAVE will be in attendance. 
I will relay impressions and results as I return to Earths atmosphere. 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Present Moment

 Alexander and I walking the San Elijo Lagoon trails today. I still feel Paul's presence here, his enjoyment of life, and of this place. As Thich Nhat Hahn once said (and I paraphrase) "You are a wave in the ocean. At some point the wave stops being a wave, it falls and breaks, but it is still the ocean. "

And since the last post had photos of us from so long ago, 2006/ we are today