Tag Archives: Bill Hicks

An Appropriate Word

The late, great Bill Hicks, when he was bored, read the dictionary.  I didn’t quite get it at the time, but sure do now, since I too have come to love words. Advertisements

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Bill Hicks…A Lion In Winter

Today would have been Bill’s 55th birthday.  I tend to celebrate it like any other poignant anniversary, with revered remembrance and lots of love. I wrote once about how we’d turn one another on to movies we loved, the other … Continue reading

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Rain, It’s Just Water

Bill Hicks used to tell me that every time I complained about rain. Of course it was more, it’s just fucking water, but it made an impression, so I try not to let it stand in my way. That said, … Continue reading

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Day Of The Dead…LIVE

I have an image, where everyone I know who’s dead, are all at the same cocktail party having a grand old time. Hicks, Jack, Joyce, Nancy, Phil, my grandfather, even Auntie Ida, who in unison all cluck… “Susannah, trust us … Continue reading

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One Sweet Kid

I’m in line at the bank. There’s a mother with, I’d say, a four year-old boy, clutching a stuffed cat.  One of those squishy ones. I think they’re called Jellycats. He suddenly says to his mother, “I smell cake.”  She’s … Continue reading

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Houseguests

Rocky and Coco Mazzilli are coming to stay with me for a week while their dad’s in LA, better known as Hell-A, to quote Bill Hicks. They stopped by yesterday to see if my place was to their liking, you … Continue reading

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Susannah’s Spring, Summer Reading List 2016

Reading is very personal, something I’ve recently learned no longer sending as gifts, what I think people should read.  With few exceptions, no one ever seems to care for my choices. So instead, I’ll be more democratic listing my recommendations … Continue reading

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A Whispering Moon

I’m sitting in Starbucks watching the moon float by like a fly ball in slo-mo.  After waking up in tears, a slew of bad dreams beneath my belt, wondering, what possibly could be the cause, then it hit. Today, the … Continue reading

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A Rose By My Bed

For as long as I can remember a pink rose greeting you first thing in the morning was right up there with the sun. Continue reading

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Hicks Double Feature

The late, great Bill Hicks would have been 54 years-old today.  Can’t believe he’s been gone 21 years. I always try to write something I remember about him to share, since like Elvis, he’s more popular than ever.  You mention … Continue reading

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