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Don’t Change – Remembering Michael Hutchence

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the late Michael Hutchence’s untimely death.  I have to admit, I was shaken when I first heard the news on November 22, 1997.   It’s hard when you lose a pop culture icon from your youth, especially when it is unexpected and in a bizarre way. There’s been some controversy surrounding his death – some believe he was murdered and others think it was accidental auto-erotic asphyxiation. Either way, the world lost a beautiful soul that day. INXS was one of my favorite bands growing…

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Sentimentality & Introspection

I love the Facebook feature “On This Day”; you can go back in time and see how far you’ve progressed since the previous years. It also can bring memories back you really don’t wish to relive. Today it is making me somewhat sentimental. I sometimes wonder, when I look back to the days I worked at the strip club, if the girls I worked with back then, and yes, even Queen Bee, smile when they read the funny things we used to do and share together. Maybe they even miss…

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Musical Prophet: George Michael

Music is my religion, and the musicians are the prophets who are always there, seeing me through the wilderness and bringing light and love back into my life.   Whether I am happy, sad, depressed, angry, or in love, these prophets always have something to say to me through their powerful lyrics and music. In the past year, I’ve lost four major musical prophets from my life – David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and George Michael. 2016 is truly the year the music died.     Long before there was this awful invention called auto-tune,…

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Let’s Go Crazy – RIP Prince

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life     It’s only been a few hours since I heard the news about the untimely passing of Prince. I am still in shock and heartily saddened by this news. Driving home, Purple Rain came on the radio and I had to pull over because tears flooded my eyes. At only 57 years old, Prince was a musical genius and one of my generations’ greatest musical icons. A truly remarkable man, Prince constantly reinvented himself over…

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Endship – Ain’t that a bitch?

  I saw a meme on Facebook the other day and shared it with my friends on my timeline. It read: “Why does no one talk about how friends can break your heart so devastatingly intimately sometimes a million times worse than romantic partners why does no one talk about friend break ups”   While the horrible grammar and lack of punctuation made me cringe, the sentiment was more than enough to justify my sharing the meme on my timeline. I cannot speak for men, but I do know when women have…

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