Category Archives: music

100 Years of Paint & Other Love Stories

I listen to a lot of music. Most of the songs are about love– finding it or losing it. A few blur the lines and talk about stuff that goes on in the dark, but most are love stories. This … Continue reading

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Genius Loves Company

How’d I manage to miss this album? Let’s see… in 2003-04…. Bought a house, got married, had a baby. Guess I was busy…. Anyway. Ray Charles was in his early 70’s when he recorded this album. At the rate my joints … Continue reading

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CUPS

“She’s in her cups.” That phrase has a totally different meaning today. I’ve been hypnotized by this catchy little tune.  Only 77 seconds long and you can DIY. No fancy equipment needed. Have a listen: Well, some people can. I … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, and Love

Sometimes serious stuff jumps on my heart and I can’t ignore it, no matter how loud the neighbor(‘s) dog(s) bark(s). When I was growing up, I could go to two places: Church and The Gym. I typed on the piano … Continue reading

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Spin – Mardi Gras Playlist

I’m still fairly new to spin class-  stationary bicycles for the uninitiated.  We’ll be doing alot of jumping and hill levee climbing. A few sprints and surges. Wanted to share the songs for the expats who might be lonesome for home. … Continue reading

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Girl on Fire

Hey, y’all! Alicia Keys wrote a song all about me: Girl on Fire. I heard it on a commercial during the LSU (not on fire) game and just had to have it. My phone was/is acting wonky– it’s like it Apple programmed … Continue reading

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The Devil Went Down To Georgia

My 18 hour headache went away on schedule last night, which gives me hope that I didn’t drive all this way for nothing. Last night I dreamt about a writing conference where an editor held my manuscript in front of … Continue reading

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