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Weekly 20 Songs Playlist: July 26

There’s something just so perfect in that low gravelly voice Kenny Rogers starts out with in “The Gambler”. This recording of this song may in fact be responsible for my preferring to be an alto rather than a soprano in … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs PlayList: July 20

New week, new song list. I somewhat understand why most radio stations are happy to only play a few songs over and over again- it takes a bit more effort to look for great music than to play what one … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs PlayList: July 13

I keep trying new strategies to avoid falling into ruts of listening only to very limited sets of tunes over and over again. From month to month the songs I get stuck on vary, so that some months I almost … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Yay, finally another post about a book! Yep, it’s been quite a while, especially since I have read 86 whole books since January 1st of this year, and written about practically none of them. But, after finishing Zen and the … Continue reading

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Finally Recovering from the 4th, Mostly

(though my electronics are hating all this warm weather. Maybe I can find someone in Dublin or Belfast who’d like to trade- I can live someplace where it is cooler, cloudy, frequently damp and dreary, and they can live here … Continue reading

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