Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Elizabeth Taylor is releasing her love letters from Richard Burton this week which thrills me since they are one of my top ten couples ever. You get married to the same person twice? A big bucket of crazy. And crazy is what makes love so grand. That and eloquent letters from Richard Burton, a brilliant actor even if he was reduced near the end of his life to acting in Exorcist Two for his booze money, wearing a belt on his head and saying, The tone is getting deeper. This type of sad act shows you the evil power of the demon rum.
I read an article that says divorce lawyer have started using Facebook as evidence of infidelity. Depressing. All those gorgeous faithless love letters reduced to WTF and LOL and BTW and pictures of downing cheap beer in clothes that will eventually go into the Oh Lord, Did I Really Wear That? category. I'm obviously not advocating infidelity, but I am suggesting that perhaps we have lost some much needed mystery in our world. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Not me, Richard and Liz look like they are having a blast. I'm more afraid of not having any fun and people thinking I did.
Michelle's Spell of the Day
"It may be -- I hope it is -- redemption to guess and perhaps perceive that the universe, the hell which we see for all its beauty, vastness, majesty, is only part of a whole which is quite unimaginable." William Golding
Novel suggestion: Imperfect Birds Anne Lammott
Benedictions and Maledictions