Category Archives: Culture

Reddit’s 100 Most Beautiful Songs

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” ~  Plato If you’ve been living in a cave, here’s a musical … Continue reading

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J.D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, as well as his reclusive nature. His last original published work was in 1965; he gave his last interview in 1980. Raised … Continue reading

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Amazon Kindle HD 8.9 Review

“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” ~ Carl Jung Back when iPads were the only viable tablet solution, Suzy and I purchased one … Continue reading

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Musician Gig Snapshot ~ 2012

“The Music Business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallwaywhere thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs. There’s also anegative side.” ~ falsely accredited to Hunter S. Thompson Recently this article popped … Continue reading

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First World Problems

“First World Problems: Problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.” ~ Urban Dictionary We started hearing about “the First World” during the cold war, used to describe countries aligned with … Continue reading

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Trust

Borrowed from a number of collections on Facebook.

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Kids are Shopping Online

“Shopping tip:  You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley.”  ~ Anon How do we introduce younger consumers to online retail? With limited research, I can say with 0% certainty that nothing comprehensive exists to teach young … Continue reading

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The Forgetful Vigilante

“Oh my gawd, she’s wearing a granny bra.” ~ Brooke Macaskill

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Guide: Boots for Seattle

“Some people wear their heart up on their sleeve. I wear mine underneath my right pant leg, strapped to my boot.” ~ Ani DiFranco I started commuting on the Seattle bus systems in January. I was an avid bus commuter … Continue reading

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Book Paradise

Photo credit Brett Jordan, Flickr.com

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