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A Mose is a Mose

I learned this little ditty from my friend Tim back in middle school, and for some reason (Passover leftovers, perhaps?) it’s been running through my head all weekend. When I reminded him about it this morning, he sent me this … Continue reading

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Picking and grinning

Back in 2000, I was working on a story about the great Doc Watson for The Roanoke Times. I knew a fair amount about him. I’d seen him play at least a dozen times, and I’d done my homework, like … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo. PiBoIdMo. If you’re a children’s writer, those acronyms are probably familiar. FAWM not so much, though it’s still an acronym for writers — song writers. Yep, FAWM stands for February Album Writing Month. I’m no songwriter. An iguana has … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just need a little Jackie DeShannon. She appears to be wearing some sort of bedazzled nightgown here, but let’s cut her some slack, shall we, and strive to be kinder to one another?

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A Musical Welcome for Lucy Wu

Happy New Year! I’d list my resolutions, but there are far too many for this space. (I know this is the Internet and that technically I could prattle on, but somehow I don’t think you would stick with me up … Continue reading

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