No-Miss List No. 74

ray charles and cleo laine
Ray Charles & Cleo Laine

You may not care for some of these selections, but there is no bad music here. These are some of my go-tos.

In no order.

  • Tom Waits & Crystal Gayle – One From the Heart
    salt, sugar, the soundtrack from
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This would do nicely for me I think.

stone cottage in the hills
Doesn’t even seem to have a path.

As would this.

house in a tree
You would be welcome too.

Franz Kafka

I wish the world were ending tomorrow. Then I could take the next train, arrive at your doorstep in Vienna, and say: “Come with me, Milena. We are going to love each other without scruples or fear or restraint. Because

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David James Duncan

Baseball is not life. It is a fiction, a metaphor. And a ballplayer is a man who agrees to uphold that metaphor as though lives were at stake.


Happy birthday, Robert Frost.

Born March 26, 1874. San Francisco, California.

Title page and dedication, Poetry of Robert Frost
A favorite possesion.

The inscription reads:

Dan
With best wishes
For your enjoyment
Some now, some later
Dad, Christmas 1974