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Turn your volume up loud …  

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You know Kevin Brennan has this novel …

kind of like chick lit but so much better because it turns chick lit on its head.  Check out Kevin’s post:  Have I mentioned lately that I have a book to peddle?. If you need more encouragement, check out my … Continue reading

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Luisa: My Funny Feline

Dear Reader, you see this lovely specimen of a feline in repose.  Reading is hard work, you know, especially of The New Yorker (such long articles!). The girl does love to sleep.  And she deserves to sleep as much as … Continue reading

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Soul Asylum – Runaway Train [MTV Unplugged]

At the risk of depressing everyone around me … this song won’t leave my head.  It takes me back to my teens when almost all I ever thought about was running away.  Problem was that I lived in the country, … Continue reading

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For the Lady Ionia, Queen of the Blogosphere

I have shielded my eyes against her bright beauty, her brilliant wit, her shining soul. I have bowed before her rapier tongue, welcoming the fiery warmth of its lashes against my back. I have kissed the coal-burning footprints she leaves … Continue reading

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For Ionia

Originally posted on helenvalentina:
Flickr Chinese Dragon Year Statue (Photo credit: epSos.de) I wish for you a dragon’s fire To breathe freedom to you To raise you up on crystal wings Far away from darker lands It seems the purest…

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A brave poem by a beautiful warrior about a great loss, a young poet named Shane.

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