One amaryllis is worth a lot of baby’s breath.❀

Posted January 18th, 2011 by Anna

In one of her more obscure songs, Kate likened herself to an amaryllis and I can’t look at one without thinking of her. Anyone who ever met Kate knew she was a woman of substance.

❀Of course this song was written long before little Arcangelo and little Viva came along. The sweet breath from these babies would have surely turned her around.

3 Responses:

  1. Peter says:

    January 18th, 2011 at 2:43 pm

    Sad reflective day, lots of love,

  2. Campbell says:

    January 18th, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    I’m picking you up at choo choo station in 3 hours.
    The table’s set but that vacant chair remains.
    Flowers beat words any ol’ time.
    I’ll just keep driving and shut up

  3. Francine Renaud says:

    January 20th, 2011 at 1:14 am

    I heard yesterday on Espace Musique “Matapedia” from my little cottage on Galiano Island in commemoration of Kate’s passing away.
    It moved me so, I posted it on Facebook, and wanting to hear it again I started exploring in the evening your performances on U-tube.
    So you both have been touching my world.

    As synchronicity would have it, my very old pup Misha for some reason has been howling.(this is quite unusual for her but she is now 18.)
    So a bit concerned I googled : Why do dogs howl?
    and this is what I found.

    Hope you like it,

    Sending you love,

    Francine xoxo

    “Emotion is a virtual current of energy that just like electricity moves according to a principle of conductivity.

    In the natural scheme of things, some things conduct emotion and some things resist the movement of emotion. In this way, emotion is like a virtual current of electricity. A feeling on the other hand is a wave, and if a feeling can impose a wave on the external environment through the sheer force of desire, then many things that – under most circumstances – would resist the flow of emotion, can in this manner be made to conduct the flow of emotion. It’s not that the thing itself changed of course, rather, the way the dog feels causes these elements of the environment to be realigned in its perception of reality. And this restructuring of perception is quite akin to a metal becoming superconductive when placed in a strong magnetic field. The atomic lattice structure of the material realigns and becomes superconductive. Thus the dog feels energized rather than inhibited. In this way, a feeling is like a virtual magnetic field.”

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