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Song for the Day

Don’t ask me what it means.  I just like it. Kinda moody, dark, and somber, but not the kind of song that makes you feel depressed.  It’s like Ryan goes on a walk with you, and you casually ask him to sing you a song, and he does, all the while taking slow drags on […]

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Bibliophile Treasures

Noteworthy literature tidbits for today, since I’m doing the last bits of heavy research for my second novel. Barack Obama writes a fan letter to Yann Martel for Life of Pi. A playlist (by Mike Errico) for Kelly Corrigan’s new book Lift, which comes out today.  Corrigan wrote Lift as a love letter to her […]

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Dan’s favorite symphony of all time, right behind Beethoven’s Ninth, is Tchaikovsky’s Fifth.  So, we were listening to it in the car on Saturday, on our way up to Stillwater for a book signing.  As the tempo and the mood of the music changed (because it’s a long piece), Liliana would lean forward in her […]

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Song for Today

Today calls for a good song. Who else, but Brandi Carlile? Enjoy! [Post image: Brandi Carlile]

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Music Introductions

The sheer joy that new music brings! Liliana said this morning, on the way to school (we were listening to the first song of Vivaldi’s Gloria), “Mom, this makes me so happy!” I had known about Jonathan Meiburg’s start in Okkervil River, but I hadn’t known about his side project, Shearwater.  [Thanks, Kory!]  Oh, I […]

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