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I think about a million different things to write about every day. My dog’s latest piano composition, the lady smoking cigarettes, pushing a cart while trudging down Quarrier Street,  the guy who comes to our back door regularly looking for

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this week, on pandora

A bit of 80s nostalgia today, courtesy of Echo and the Bunnymen. Full disclosure only seems fair here – I have liked crappy music in my time.  This has largely to do with teenage girl-crush-on-a-guy angst, which means groups like

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Posted in Music, Music Monday

Connect the Groove

First day of music school, freshman year.  There are more than 300 of us crammed into a choral/lecture space waiting to be split up into separate classes.  It’s a room full  of nervous teenagers bent on proving that they just

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Posted in Music

Music is the native tongue…

This blog started out as a way for me to write about music. Specifically, it was a way for me to express myself outside of the ‘classical’ music world.  I’ve rebelled against what I view as the confines of that

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Posted in audio pieces, Life, Music

Social Media is here to stay

There’s no doubt that social media – and all electronic based media – are changing the way we do many things.  The folks at Socialnomics do an excellent job explaining how: Since I’ve left public radio, the way I listen

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Posted in Life, New Media
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