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It's Not Just About the Grilled Cheese: The Music and Magic of The Grateful Dead Scene

Earlier we talked to someone who shared her thoughts about what it was like to be “on tour” with the band. What it was like in the lot, what they did to earn a living and more. 1,152 more words


Why I Love Trader Joe's

“The founder envisioned a market for “overeducated, underpaid” shoppers”.

I KNEW I loved Trader Joe’s for a reason!

I am SO glad there is one nearby that I can stop at before and after radio shifts! 559 more words

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What is Your Dominant Character Trait

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Well. There is a surprise. I took it. The quiz.


And got ambition.


But I’m NOT classically “I want to run the world” ambitious. 396 more words

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the semicolon project

Today I went to a tattoo artist, and for $60 I let a man with a giant Jesus-tattoo on his head ink a semi-colon onto my wrist where it will stay until the day I die.  1,460 more words

the author reblogged this on Happy Holly Project and commented:

This just seemed so ... on target. I don't have any tattoos. but if I got one, this would be appropriate. I dealt with depression, panic attacks, PTSD, and agoraphobia in the early 90's. It is not easy. It is not accepted. It was not understood. It was not covered by SSI. They did not have Oprah shows about it back then. And they didn't have medicine for it then. By the time Zoloft came out I had been through hell. Let me also say that depression is not other mental illnesses. It is not BPD or SAD or LSMFT or any other combination of letters. Oh, and heartbreak and grief. It is not heartbreak or grief. I've had those too. (Writing helps that ;) ) But people with no degrees, no time or no discernment have been known to misdiagnose folks. Depression was far, far different. Like the young lady in this post eloquently describes. FAR different. Personally, I do ellipses ... but I like the idea of a semi-colon.

I'm Old ... And I Want Stuff

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OK, maybe “old” isn’t the right word. How about “of a certain age”? Or “being of ‘that’ age myself”?

But still. I want stuff. 1,137 more words

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Here Is What Happens When Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type Makes A New Year's Resolution


“I resolve to make less than thirty new years resolutions this year, and keep at least two of them.”

Outcome: Stays up for fourteen straight days in an attempt to complete first resolution and subsequently ends up creating fifteen more. 588 more words

the author reblogged this on Happy Holly Project and commented:

This. Is Priceless. And worth a second blog post for the day.