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Music Monday: Tolerance Edition

I never thought I would post a gen-u-wine Pop song on here, but the other night I heard someone playing that Gotye song at the pool, so I think I’m already sort of in a bridge too far territory. In any event, this is less about a Carly Rae Jepsen song and more about an […]

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Music Monday – Alabama Shakes

Though the band name sounds like a withdrawal symptom you might get while kicking a habit for a certain kind of distilled libation, there’s nothing unpleasant about the Alabama Shakes. In fact, I can’t stop listening to their album.  You should give this song a try, I hope it suits your fancy.   More to come on […]

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Music Monday – Leonard Cohen

One of my friends, Andrew McAlpine, recently wrote an article about music, covers, and the endurance of really good songs. If you like music, or good writing, you should read it. In the article he uses a Leonard Cohen song as an example, to drive his premise. As a result, I’ve been listening to Leonard […]

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Music Monday – Lost in The Trees

I discovered Lost in The Trees in 2010. Their music is beautiful, and the lyrics of Ari Picker are incredibly emotional and visceral. They have a new album coming out on the 20th, but this song is from their first album, which hit me square in the stomach the first time I heard it. I’ve […]

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Too Much

After Ballet class we usually walk to Starbucks. I have a coffee, the girls have a water and their favorite little Vanilla scones. Except, the FIRST day of ballet class, they had a hot chocolate. Celebratory hot chocolate. Katie was doing pretty well getting the hot chocolate into her mouth, and I was helping her. […]

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Music Monday – Simon and Garfunkel, For Mom

My mom missed the boat by two days. She was almost a leapday baby. She could be a teenager right now. Tough! Okay, two days and one year. But still, mom, what kind of example is that? You couldn’t have just gestated a little longer? No wonder I suck at being patient. Today is her […]

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Music Monday – Shearwater

Good morning! Happy Presidents Day, or as I like to call it, “The Holiday Time Forgot”. Every year people start to get excited in the middle of February and I can’t ever figure out why. Then I try to schedule a meeting on Monday and someone says, in the most obnoxious voice you’ve ever heard, […]

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Music Monday – Remedial Love Edition

Hello. Today is February 13th. Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. I’ve learned a lot about love in the last 10 years. I’ve learned some about what it is, and some of what it isn’t. I’ve done well, and failed, I’ve made good decisions and bad, I’ve had noble intentions and no intentions. A decade ago, I […]

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Music Monday – Cloud Nothings

I am compelled to blog, by alliteration. No one asked for Music Monday to become an institution, but it’s so damn catchy. This week, I’m really digging an album called “Attack on Memory” by Cloud Nothings. I’m not about reviews or “Liking good music”, if you need the lowdown you can go to pitchfork, or, […]

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