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Media rant: Electronic melodic

It’s another post with a listen-along playlist! Because no one asked for it!!!! But I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about some music that needs to get out. … Continue Reading →


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Irish Honey

This is only… one and a half years late but, uh, here it is: One time, Richard and I got suuuper married and then went to Ireland. Why choose Ireland … Continue Reading →


Media rant: Rock music

Media rant: Rock music?

For some reason, when I discover a new bit of media that I like, I like, REALLY get into it. I binge on as much as I can, and learn … Continue Reading →


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Bluegrass in wine country

When last you left me I was ranting about the musicians Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott (I GUESS I SHOULD LINK HERE SO YOU CAN CATCH UP). Well it just … Continue Reading →


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Tim & Darrell

Warning: lots of YouTube videos coming your way. Save yourself some time and discover some great music by opening this playlist and jammin’ along. It’s a blog post with a … Continue Reading →


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PTX at the Fox

I may have mentioned before that I kind of like a cappella music. It just so happens that my wonderful husband, who I somehow tricked into also liking (some) a … Continue Reading →


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Internetting: Tabletop concert

Here’s a simple formula for awesomeness: get your talented band around the kitchen table, set up a camera, and perform with only your voices and some cottage cheese containers. Those … Continue Reading →


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Internetting: perspective shift

I’ve noticed in my Internet mining of late that I am continuously drawn to things that are beautiful or clever because they look at something from a unique perspective. Check … Continue Reading →


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A very happy New Year

…to you! That last series of posts was pretty negative, so I wanted to share a more positive experience so you won’t think I’m a total bitch. Just a partial … Continue Reading →


Music memory

I’ve said before that music is the surest way for me to be pulled into the past. It’s like a wormhole–one minute I’m minding my own business, listening to one … Continue Reading →