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Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland

I had heard this piece before, but it wasn’t until NPR talked about it extensively that I could name it. Advertisements

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Seaside (July: Specimen of a Portrait) by Jacques-Joseph Tissot

My mom loves this painting.  She actually bought a print of it and framed it.  I bought a postcard of it and keep it at my desk at work. My mom loves the folds in the dress.  She points out … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Sister Survivors — The Gymternet

An op-ed from gymnastics fan and occasional reporter Izzi Baskin. via An Open Letter to the Sister Survivors — The Gymternet

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Emma’s Random (Reylo) Thoughts Part 14: Is Reylo a “Twilight Thing?”

It’s been months since I wrote a shameless attempt to get more views, so it’s time for another one! So, in my last post, I promised that I would talk about the vampire in the room, ie “Is Reylo a … Continue reading

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Future (Woman in Stockholm) by Gabriele Munter

Gabriele Munter is a German expressionist.  I like the hopefulness of this picture.  

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Emma Revisits Professional Wrestling

Well, I never thought I would write this article.  Ever.  Under any circumstances.  I am just as surprised as you are. (Seriously, how the fuck did this happen?) So, I like watching John Oliver clips on Youtube and about a … Continue reading

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Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsokov

I have lately been sharing music I heard at the Cleveland Orchestra.  Sadly, this is one piece I did not get to hear due to illness. I will have to check it out the next time the Cleveland Orchestra or … Continue reading

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