Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Summer Song

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Last night as I was driving, I caught part of an interview with U.K. singer, Laura Mvula, on NPR’s World Cafe. Her debut album, Sing to the Moon, is a blend of classic… Continue reading

How to make new friends in a new city

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by Carrie Pokrefke Have you ever had to move to a new city or town?  But you didn’t really know anyone?  It can be challenging to meet new people once you get settled… Continue reading

Bringing mental health out of the shadows

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I have been fairly open about my brother’s mental health issues and the impact that has had on his life and our family. This has not been easy. It has meant uncomfortable silences… Continue reading

Weekend Magic

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I spent this weekend with three of my favorite literary/movie-making men:  Neil Gaiman, Joss  Whedon, and William Shakespeare. I received my copy of Neil Gaiman’s latest book, The Ocean at the End of… Continue reading

Spambots to the rescue

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I enjoy blogging and writing in general, but I have to say that one of the most amusing things about it are the extremely random spam comments that get left in my spam… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

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In honor of the return of True Blood . . . My work day consists of a 120 mile round trip commute. Since I live in West Texas, that commute is back dropped… Continue reading

BOY

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By Katie Shaw I first heard BOY when I was making my daily commute between Denton and Keller while listening to KXT. Little Numbers came on and I couldn’t help but dance. Ever since… Continue reading

Mastication – I never knew how much I loved thee

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That reads “mastication” you pervs. And I desperately miss it. Along with my braces came these things called “bite blocks.” A bite block is essentially a little dab of stuff applied to your… Continue reading

Black’s Barbecue

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Texas takes very seriously its barbecue, especially the Austin area.  Texas Monthly recently released its top 50 barbecue places in Texas and lo and behold, five of the top fifty, including the number… Continue reading