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...Rod Stewart singing sad songs

I hope this is obvious, but it’s not the point of The Things I Love…to take popular positions on unpopular things. There was a time when, say, Kylie, was derided for being ‘fake’, whatever… 771 more words


I'll tell you all my secrets, but I lie about my past

This week, I recorded Tom Waits’ Tango Till They’re Sore using a new stereo acoustic guitar mic’ing method, a new microphone on vocals, and dug into tracking a software plugin instrument for the first time. 607 more words

AKG Perception 400

21 April 18: The Empress & 4 of Cups/Water

Maternity. This is one of the pregnancy cards. The Empress is seated by a waterfall in lush green surroundings, serene and strong. She’s the Earth mother, Mother Nature herself,  and as we can see illustrated by the pomegranates embroidered on her voluminous robes , the very Goddess of Fertility (Rider-Waite). 549 more words


Things I've learned today + Nominations + Lots of words you may skim over but I'm ok with that

Today I learned that British people call ladybugs “ladybirds”. And I was thinking “what?! they’re bugs not birds!” But supposedly entomologists call them “ladybird beetles” or “lady beetles”. 1,958 more words

Standing at the Depot

“I think the question I get asked the most is, well I dunno know, it happens a lot, enough that I would remark on it – a lot of people come up to me and they say ‘Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant without intercourse?’ My answer is always the same, I say: “Listen. 2,261 more words

ALBUM REVIEW: We Humans by Craig Johnstone


Craig Johnstone is a Canadian alternative country-rock artist currently living in Vancouver, BC. He was formerly a member of the band This-z-This and the wonderfully named Sledge Nicely and the Panty Bandits! 1,002 more words

Faulkner Review