Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

Diane Sawyer mentioned Friday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America” program that this Emily Dickinson poem is Elizabeth Edwards’ favorite. Hope Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never […]

The new yoga teacher I’m seeing every Thursday at 4 p.m. is a wonderfully odd duck. Last week, she played a depressing Nick Drake tune at what’s supposed to be the most blissful, relaxed moment of class. Yesterday–ZAP! POW! CRASH!–she […]

Lots of disagreement today regarding Al Gore’s weight, and what he should do about it. Writes CM reader Laurie Sue: “Weight gained via trauma-based consumption holds the trauma in place. And he, as a public figure who was beloved and […]