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Serving Coffee to Mourners

Since last Friday I have been serving coffee to mourners. Every single face that has come into view across the short span of my coffee counter since then is a different shade of grief. Each has been affected in a … Continue reading

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400 Saturdays

On a recent trip to Madison, Wisconsin I had the great pleasure of meeting 400 Saturdays: An Anthology of Vinyl Folklore author Kim Johnson-Bair. We talked about the book over old-fashioned milk shakes and burgers. Kim’s love of vinyl began … Continue reading

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Eminem the Muse

Aside from the explicit lyrics (i.e. the excessive use of c-words, b-words, n-words and, my favorite swear, the f-word) Eminem has been my musical muse since I saw his performance last week on the 2011 Grammy Awards. That  voice, hard, … Continue reading

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What is The Muse?

I stumbled on this website conducting research for a project I am working on this semester which involves creating a multimedia self portrait.  Brainchild of Theodore Zelden, The Oxford Muse’s aim is to pioneer new methods to improve personal, professional and intercultural relationships in ways … Continue reading

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