It’s 6:45am. (Monday) I walk out the door. Cold air bursts to greet me. Mother Earth’s greeting: GOOD MONDAY MORNING Pal! My morning wake-up call. I scramble to get into the car. I turn up the heater. More frigid air in a frontal assault. I rub my hands together vigorously. And shiver. I back the car out of the driveway and get on the road. My fingers scroll the dials to find Bruce. Stop on “Radio Nowhere.” I dial it up. Way up. And set it to run a continuous loop.
↓ click for audio (Bruce Springsteen – “Radio Nowhere”)
I just want to hear some rhythm.
My car is running on mid-grade and running on Bruce – – who is now coursing through the car. And coursing through me.
The Sun, a mere 100 million miles away, finds her way through my windshield to warm my skin. (I feel more lift. She’s pulling me. Pulling me up. I’m thawing out. And my bones are telling me…It’s a good day. I’m feeling good.) [Read more…]