Category Archives: music

5 of My Favorite (Recent) Things

One of my favorite blog friends issued me a challenge after reading my last post:  “…tell/show me five things you stumbled across that left some sort of good taste in your mouth. I find we often need to talk about … Continue reading

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When sadness needs a soundtrack

Riding in the car with Baph, who has all the best music, I requested that he play a particular song.  After listening to it I said, “I love that song so much, but if depression had a soundtrack, that song … Continue reading

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Palate Cleansing Post: Dogs, Questlove and Derek Webb

After a heavy post like the last one, I always feel like you deserve a break.  Also, I only have like, 15 minutes to write this post.  And I’m a slow writer.  So I’m keeping it short, and light. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus holds up the mirror, and it doesn’t look good

The Video Music Awards were not on my radar. This is probably not surprising: I’m in my late 40s, I haven’t watched MTV in years, and I am not the target audience for this particular awards show. But yesterday I … Continue reading

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Movies By the Year: 2001-1999

One more movie post and then I’ll take a break for a day or two.  I’ve gotten some feedback here and on Facebook – some agreeing with me, some disagreeing, and either way I love it.  Keep the opinions coming! … Continue reading

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The joy of homeschool rabbit trails

This is how it works, on a day like today: 1.  A few days ago I posted a link to Chumbawumba’s “Tubthumping”, which led to…. 2.  Hearing on Facebook how much a friend loved the song, which led to… 3.  … Continue reading

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Post-Cornerstone Reflections

We returned from our 17th Cornerstone Festival on Monday.  It’s amazing how long it takes me to recover each year.  One week of Cornerstone equals at least one week of fatigue and mental confusion.  But it’s worth it. A few … Continue reading

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