Get what you need

Now you can't always get what you want, You can't always get what you want, Now you can't always get what you want, But if you try sometimes, you just might find You get what you need! — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, You Can't Always Get What You Want, 1969 ... Continue reading

Looking for life

A new five-year analysis of the nation's death rates ... found that the suicide rate among 45-to-54-year-olds increased nearly 20 percent from 1999 to 2004, the latest year studied, far outpacing changes in nearly every other age group. — Midlife Suicide Rises, Puzzling Researchers, Patricia Cohen, ... Continue reading

Where dreams lead

All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey. I've been for a walk on a winter's day. I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A. California dreamin' on such a winter's day. — California Dreamin' by John and Michelle Phillips, sung by The Mamas and The Papas When I was young, I would sometimes lie ... Continue reading