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The Poetry of Switchfoot

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I’ve been trying to write about Switchfoot and how much I love them for a while now. At first I wanted to write about my Top 10 songs, but I couldn’t keep it… Continue reading

[VIDEO] “This Is Me” – Keala Settle

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This is my new anthem, you guys. I always say that songs (whether old or new) come to you when you need them most, and the universe must be telling me something, because… Continue reading

Dream Casting ‘The Silmarillion’

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Amazon is going to develop a Lord of the Rings television series. There are no details yet, but my fervent wish is for it to be an adaptation of ‘The Silmarillion’, the history… Continue reading

Three Little Words (1950) – “You’re A Dope!”

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There are some movies that are just fun to watch, from start to finish. ‘Three Little Words’ is one of them. It’s based on the story of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, and… Continue reading

Finally! Bon Jovi Will Be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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I’ve never spoken about my love for Bon Jovi because I’m a bit embarrassed about it – they’re not exactly critical darlings – with songs like ‘Always’, I totally get it. Eep. But it’s… Continue reading

My 2017, Wrapped

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According to Spotify, my top artist for the year is Mr. Big! I overplayed rediscovered their gem of a song, ‘Goin’ Where The Wind Blows’, this year. I’m not surprised about Steve Perry… Continue reading

My Top 10 Favorite Christmas Albums

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It’s time to start listening to holiday tunes! My friend likes to tell the story that one year he asked me for Christmas songs to put on his iPod and apparently I surprised… Continue reading

Paseo in Paco Park

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Paseo is Spanish for walk. And Paco Park is the perfect place to take a walk on a lazy Sunday afternoon.  I’d always wanted to go, especially after hearing my parents’ stories about… Continue reading

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949) – The newest addition to our Halloween tradition!

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I thought my Disney education was complete, but I was so wrong! I’d never even heard of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow until this week. I can’t believe I’ve been missing out for… Continue reading

The Books of My Childhood

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I went through a major reading slump recently (damn you, Northanger Abbey!), but now that I’ve recovered, I got to thinking about my favorite books growing up.  I don’t think there’s ever been… Continue reading

[VIDEO] “You’re The Best Thing About Me” – U2

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The official video is here! I don’t think I’ve ever seen Bono this happy. Just look at him!     As if being on a tour bus in New York City is the… Continue reading

The Jane Austen Project is Dead…For Now

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I never thought that Northanger Abbey would be my downfall. I started my Jane Austen project two years ago, to the day! I thought it was a reasonable goal to read all her novels… Continue reading

U2 is The Best Thing About Me

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I am in love with this band. It’s no secret. I love them with all my heart. And hearing a new song that’s this good only makes me happier about how much I… Continue reading

“The Blackout” – U2

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THIS. IS. IT. The long-awaited new music from the best band in the world is finally here. After some genius subtle marketing – where lucky fans (not me! hmph) received letters in actual… Continue reading

Album Review: Freedom Child – The Script

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The Script have finally done what they’ve been threatening to do since their last album, No Sound Without Silence. They’ve turned into a dance pop group. The leadoff single, “Rain”, is catchy with an… Continue reading

“In Poplar they call it arriving ass-first.” – Call the Midwife 1 x 02

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Nurse Lee opens the episode by telling us that she believes night time is for women, to which I say, NOOOO! She’s bicycling through a dark, deserted alley in the East End looking… Continue reading

It’s a Dog’s Life: My Life as a Potato

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Hi everyone! My mama asked me if I can write for her bloggy thing, because today is National Dog Day. Yay! My name is Patches, and I’m a Shih Tzu. I first met… Continue reading

Today in Self-Care: New Books!

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Well, technically they’re new old books, but isn’t this a wonderful haul? I got Alan Jacobs’ The Narnian, a biography of C.S. Lewis; The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carroll; Joseph J. Ellis’ The Founding Brothers; and because I’ve been… Continue reading

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