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Monthly Mixtape: Hear the Rainbow

Monthly Mixtape : Hear the Rainbow

Is it just Kansas City, or is it a non-stop Niagara soak sitch for you, too? Not that I’m complaining! I L O V E rain. Sosososososomuch. Love it like something psycho. But. It’s starting to cramp my steeeez, man. And my kids’ steezes. And my house painters’ steezes. And my sandal’s steezes. And I’ll […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Sprang In Your Thang

Monthly Mixtape: Sprang in Your Thang

19 days until spraaaaaaang! But I’m not excited or anything. Even if it’s been (for us) the MILDEST winter on record (in KC), with two jokes of a snow (here in my town), and temperatures that have mimicked spring (in Kansas City) for nearly a month now (for me in my town), I’m still pretending […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Tonight Tonight Tonight

Monthly Mixtape: Tonight Tonight Tonight

We won’t even talk about how January disappeared faster than a sack of bullets. We also won’t even talk about what that sentence even meant just now.       (photo via the interflex, but I tweaked it a little, because I just can’t let things lie.) Have you ever thought about HOW MANY SONGS have the […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Name That Movie

Movie kiddos

Lights..! Camera..! Favorite mixtape ever..! (p.s. That’s an old school movie projector toy in Will’s hand. He wasn’t wanting to be my director, though, so- no milk for him!) MOVIES. Favorite thing ever. They take us away to another place, another time, another era, another land. For roughly 90 minutes, we get to experience life […]

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The “Mistletoe and Carrot Nose” Mix

The "Mistletoe and Carrot Nose" Mix - illustration on Big Picture Farm caramel package

Fiiiiiiinally. I have an excuse! You see, it all started on a hot, sticky day in August of 1976, when I was born. Wait, that’s a different story. I’m really, really late on getting you a Monthly Mixtape. But this is what happened! I couldn’t decide on a theme. Which is stupid because it’s December, […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Embers and Ashes

Monthly Mixtape: Embers and Ashes

Noveeeeeemmmmberrrrrrrr. HOW? How. I trust you’re all surviving your candy coma? How did last night go? Are you sleeping in? Spazzing out? Both? Neither? Leave you alone? The gremlins went as Mary Poppins and Bert, as it’s been my life for the last two years. They are OBSESSED with the movie. Certifiably loony for it. […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Cut It Out

Monthly Mixtape: Cut It Out

Attention, class! It’s time for a music theory lesson. STOP YAWNING. Today we’re going to learn a very important life lesson. It will answer a question that’s been burning a hole in your soul since childhood. The light bulb in your brain will not only go off, it will detonate and cause mass rhythmic destruction […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Say My Name, Say My Name

Monthly Mixtape: Say My Name, Say My Name

Contrary to popular belief, this mixtape is not a tribute to Destiny’s Child. That’s next month. Also, happy September! We MADE IT TO THE ‘EMBERS. My fave fave FAVE (but not fav) time of year. Not that it even remotely feels like fall. I look at the extended forecast multiple times a day (I’m a […]

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Monthly Mixtape: All the Vibes.

Monthly Mixtape: All the Vibes

Well would you look at that – it’s AUGUST. (!) How did we get here?! Besides the whole space time continuum thing. Okay, I’m changing it up a little this month! First of all, it’s my birthday month. Not only that, it’s a milestone birthday. I’m turning 40. (FORTY.) But isn’t 40 the new 20? […]

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