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Brett Jolly's Daily Thought ("Making the most of life's adversities")

“Taking tragedy and adverse circumstances and re-channeling that energy.” I got a call from a woman who a couple of years back lost her son to violence. 523 more words

Monday Open Thread | Music of the 1980's

We are back to finish up with the Top 10 Billboard Singles from the 1980’s.

Today – 1985

Position Artist Song Title

1 Wham! Careless Whisper… 56 more words


Nextup discussion: Lack of female producers in the music industry

Think heavyweight music producer and you probably think of the geekily obsessive music anorak. Encyclopedic knowledge of the technicalities of genres you didn’t know existed pieced together through a life spent trawling through record shops. 631 more words


Overcoming the first hurdle

My family has a running joke at my expense. We like to vacation at the ocean, but the beaches here in the northeast aren’t exactly known for their mild water temperatures. 872 more words


Friday Open Thread | Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the… 239 more words

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Celebrations of Love

There was a time that I seriously considered using my love of the written word for a career in journalism. So when I was offered my first opportunity to be a paid journalist and the subject was “celebrations of love”, I jumped at it despite my inherent reservations at being outed as an extreme quixotic. 1,659 more words