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Shootouts and Dance-Offs

Since I guess it’s just something I do now, I looked up playthroughs of a few video games I haven’t played and probably never will, because I’m interested in the mythology of the series. The first one, Yoshi’s Safari, was … Continue reading

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Fostering Musical Talent

Doo-Dah!: Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture, by Ken Emerson – I believe Beth purchased this biography of the songwriter at a used bookstore in Portland, Oregon, some years ago. I decided to read it when my … Continue reading

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