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Twisted Mixed Tape: Goodbye!

Alas, the “Goodbye” theme is appropriate this week, as this will be the last installment of Mixed Tape Tuesday for a while.

Before I reveal this week’s selections, I wanted to announce a new weekly musical blog hop. 649 more words

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Twisted Mixed Tape Tuesday: Play Ball!

I got very involved, as I often do, with the opening of the Major League Baseball season. So much so that I neglected my Mixed Tape Tuesday blog post. 450 more words

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Wrong Choice, Wrong Reason

Putting decision-making power in the hands of an 18-year-old feels counterintuitive. Perhaps that’s because it is. Or, perhaps, it’s just my kid that this applies to. 479 more words


I'll Never Have to Know How to Sex a Hamster

The website that greeted me yesterday upon opening up the desktop, was “How to sex your Russian dwarf hamster”. I also discovered that the contents of a plastic kitchen container had been dumped onto the dining room table. 739 more words


What's Going On?

I don’t always know what is going on in the world — I suspect that most of the time it’s going to hell in a hand basket, but I don’t actually know that for sure. 1,401 more words


Better Off "Live": Twisted Mixed Tape #51

This week, Jen Kehl has charged us with coming up with a list of songs that we’ve always loved, but came to love even more when we heard them live. 808 more words

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"The Pencil Story"

My daughter recently attained adulthood, at least in the eyes of the law. Personally, I won’t be conferring that status upon her until she learns to pick the wet towels up off of her bedroom floor. 1,278 more words