In the books

30 August, 2014
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The first full week of school, that is. And while I’m feeling pretty worn out, it’s good. My voice usually takes the brunt of the fatigue, what with singing with shy fifth graders and making demo recordings of various songs …

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It’s all right

25 August, 2014
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Have a good time, ’cause it’s all right. (Whooooa yes, my pathetic life is song lyrics.) It’s all good today. It’s fine that I pulled an all-nighter on Friday night (we had an upset 5-year-old, having a terrible time with growing …

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Something in the air

20 August, 2014
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In the hours before I take off for the official first day of school, I am inundated with news that smacks suspiciously of an earlier time. Chaos in the streets, racial unrest, senseless violence, looting, hatred. After reading the umpteenth article …

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Introducing…

15 August, 2014
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…yeah, you knew it was coming. Those of you who are my Facebook friends saw the picture of our new pup yesterday, but for those who aren’t, let’s give it up for Pax, who just upped the ante for the …

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