after a four year struggle with liver cancer, singer Kate McGarrigle died this past Monday, January 18 2010. she was surrounded by her children, her sister Anna and other loved ones.
(pic taken by David Gahr in 1970)
such a sadness. such a scare to note formerly-rare cancers popping up more often into our consciousness via public figures and our own friends and families.
I love their songs about simple things. walking, swimming, skipping rope
their Christmas album can be on repeat through the season
"Little Boxes" made famous by Peter Seeger, in a charming French take