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Mumisms: Things My Mother Used To Say

Parents have a language all of their own. Some phrases we understand, like ‘NO, YOU CAN’T’ and ‘I’M GOING TO COUNT TO TEN’ but there are other things we haven’t a clue about because they don’t make sense. 915 more words

Humour

Christine, or: Chickens vs. Serial Killers

Gorgeous Ladies of the Blog Collab takes an unexpectedly dark turn this week.  Chickens, mental health, and sensationalizing local news are all wrapped up neatly (or not so neatly) by Rebecca Hall. 798 more words

Film Reviews

Tanking Ranking

When my friend Snow posted a Facebook entry about cleveland.com’s ranking of the 50 best albums of the ’70s, I initially resisted.

Typically, I find “top ” lists to be infuriating, and when a writer purports to do something like determine the “best” music of an entire decade I just can’t get beyond the sheer presumptuousness of the whole concept.   448 more words

Music

That time Circus Magazine's editorial department sent me a rejection letter :(

By Steve Newton

Thirty-six years ago today somebody at Circus Magazine sent me a rejection letter.

They could have at least signed it.

Back in the seventies I devoured… 134 more words

Thin Lizzy

Summer, Then and Now and Then Again

It is so hot. I mean HOT!! It rained again last night which was awesome to fall asleep to but it has only left the heat wet and not any cooler at all. 141 more words

My Bohemian Life

With a Smile

One of the scrapbooking goals I have set myself is to complete as many pages as I can about myself.  I really don’t like having my photo taken, and never have done, but I’m going to make an effort and get as many photo’s of myself put onto layouts as I can.  97 more words

Arty

Learning From Change

For the past year, I have been asking my step-grandfather, or “Papa” as I call him, about what it was like when he was my age. 1,471 more words

Writing