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enjoy the silence

I had to be awake early the other day and set my computer to startup and wake me. I forgot to disable that command today and was awakened again by the 12″ version of Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence.” Luckily, … Continue reading

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bushfire

Although I love “Ages of You” by REM, it was actually the song that followed it–the driving, yearning pulse of “Bushfire” by the B-52′s–that got me out of bed this morning.

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archer’s arrows

I had to be at Hanley, Inc. at 8:30 this morning, which I haven’t done in months, so I scheduled my computer to start-up at 7:15 AM. The start-up song it played was “Archer’s Arrows” by Crowded House, which is … Continue reading

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se a vida é (that’s the way life is)

Now that The Big H only needs me in the afternoon, it’s been a while since I’ve had to be awake at a certain time during the morning hours. Today, however, I wanted to be up at 8:30 AM in … Continue reading

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cold hearted

Becky and I went to see a movie today. I asked her to go, so I paid for the tickets, which were almost twenty dollars. Becky paid for the concessions, which were almost as much as the tickets. I don’t … Continue reading

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second chance

My start-up song for the week is “Second Chance” by Shinedown. It was either that or “I’m Your Man” by Wham! I think I made the right choice.

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borderline

I couldn’t think of which song I wanted to wake up to this week, so I had my iTunes pick a song at random. It chose “Borderline” by Madonna, which immediately sent me back to 1980somethingorother when I was in … Continue reading

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there is a light that never goes out

For the past week I’ve had The Smith’s “There is a Light That Never Goes Out stuck in my head. I’m not sure why. Must be because of the final episode of Lost. Yeah, that’s the ticket. As a result, … Continue reading

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une very stylish fille

I just moved a mp3 file of “Une Very Stylish Fille” by Dimitri of Paris to my start-up files, so it will wake me up in the morning. Which means the first thing I’ll hear in the morning is a … Continue reading

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bring your love down (didn’t i)

“You play your games but the fact remains I’m the only one that can hold your reins” After my computer powered up this morning and my start-up song began to play, I remembered the first time I’d ever heard it. … Continue reading

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