Many words will be written, but the thing I remember most is her comedic timing. She was brilliant.
The first time I saw Debbie …
Of all the artists who have died this year this is the hardest.
I’m still going with, ‘fuck you 2016’ …
If nothing else, perhaps 2016’s message for us all is that if we desire to make art, in whatever shape or form, then make it now. If we want to become something more than we are today, then get our feet on that path now.
Waiting for tomorrow, for the ‘right moment’, for someone else to give us ‘permission’, only means we have one day less to accomplish our dream.
Perform that play.
Carve that statue.
Start that business.
Write that book.
Enter that race.
Sing that song.
He will be missed.
My favourite song, of many favourites, sung by my favourite chanteuse.
I didn’t realize she’d left us until today. Her stories challenged me to think outside the box … and I did.
“Nothing limits intelligence more than ignorance; nothing fosters ignorance more than one’s own opinions; nothing strengthens opinions more than refusing to look at reality.” – Sherri S Tepper
My first schoolgirl crush (both of them) … even before Julie Andrews.
She will be missed.