Monday, February 9, 2009
Music Monday: "Easy Silence"
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The start of this year, despite some new feelings of hope, has been stressful for many, including me.
In many respects, I'm an introvert in the sense that I need alone time to regenerate. For the most part, I hate the phone. I also don't really like instant messages, especially when I'm trying to get work done. A challenge I face working several jobs part time, most of them from home, is that people don't understand that you do, in fact, work, and they often feel that any time they call or contact you that you should be "free" to talk, since you have a flexible schedule.
One place of refuge is my family. We are all kind of quiet, kind of nerdy. We're pretty happy to hang out together reading or following individual pursuits.
This song pretty much sums up how I've been feeling lately - anyone or any place that gives me that "Easy Silence", that refuge from the chatter that is everyday life, is a true gift right now.
And speaking of which, I think the Dixie Chicks are a true gift in and of themselves: