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Friday Flotsam

snowy pumpkins / bev cooks

FRAAAAAHDAAAAAAAAH. Let’s get DARK for a second, shall we? You’re like, I’m out. I’ve debated on asking you this for w e e k s now, and I keep chickening out, because it might, I dunno, be triggery? But I keep coming back to it, and then I chicken out again because I feel like […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Straw Visor and New Moon

Monthly Mixtape: Straw Visor and New Moon

August! Yeah it completely freaks me out, too. The gremlins start KIN-DER-GAR-TEN in 15 minutes, the ’embers are right around the corner, and some of my spring potted plants are expectedly crispy on the unders. Tiiiime keeps on tickin’ tickin’, into the fuuutuuuuure. STOP IT. However, it’s my birthday month, so I refuse to get […]

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Monthly Mixtape: ’90s Hip Hop, Yo

Monthly Mixtape: '90s Hip Hop, Yo / Bev Cooks

“BEFORE I HAD STATUS AND BEFORE I HAD A PAGER.” Is there any better way to start this day than with those lyrics? No. No there is not. At last! The ’90s Hip Hop mix I’ve been promising you for ohhhh how long? Okay, less than a month. But it’s here! And it’s gooooood. It […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms

Monthly Mixtape: Garden Blooms and Heirlooms / Bev Cooks

Happy May Day plus an extra day in May! I think. I won’t keep you. It’s Thursday, and the rain has paused just long enough for me to get outside and get some garden ish in the ground and my window boxes pimped and the HONEYSUCKLE VINE planted (I got a honeysuckle vine! Aren’t you […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Monthly Mixtape: Snowflakes and Honey

Happy February! …five days in. And don’t look at me like that – this mixtape is the furthest from over-the-top sap. Matter of fact, it’s hardly about love or loving or lovers at all! (minus Gillian’s song My First Lover, which isn’t even romantic, but simply incredible and everyone must store this song somewhere in […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Fresh Rhythm and Crisp Sheets

Monthly Mixtape: Fresh Rhythm and Crisp Sheets / Bev Cooks

Happy New Yeaaaaaaar! Let’s ease into this thing, ‘mkay? Last year I left you with music, and this year, I’m welcoming you back with music! It’s the only way. That and, I got lazy yesterday and didn’t want to edit a recipe. (WHERE ARE EMOJIS WHEN YOU NEED THEM.) How was your break? Too long? […]

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Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

Monthly Mixtape: Backpacks and Apple Trees

We made it to the ’embers! Which is what I feel like I say every year on this day at this time to your face. Today the gremlins go back to preschool. Second year. AND I AM FOAMING-AT-THE-MOUTH EXCITED. One, for all that ish they’re gonna learn and become super smart and prepped for Kindergarten, […]

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