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Digging in the Dirt: Fall Mood 2018

  Sometimes life gets frustrating beyond reason.   I feel like I’ve been rebuilding, rebranding, and restructuring my life for the past eight years. I’ve even referred to my life as one of those kids friction cars that you pull back a few times to rev it up, then when you let go, it goes speeding off — except that I’ve been revving for years it seems with no release in sight.   “Every job I’ve had adds to my skill set and when I finally figure it all out,…

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Brooding Burgundy & The Melancholies

I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but this time of year always forces me back inside myself to think and contemplate life and its many complexities. Fall is my absolute favorite season, yet with this amazingly colorful season comes what I like to call The Melancholies.  This year especially, I fear the ever pending winter months ahead. I think back to not so long ago when my dreaded enemy, Depression, had me in its wicked and relentless grip, refusing to release me. I even resorted to going back on head…

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Fall Mood – 17 Goth/Alt Songs Perfect For Brooding

Time for another mix tape playlist! If you’re anything like me, you absolutely love fall – however it tends to help put me into a melancholy state of mind. Not that this is a bad thing… This mix tape playlist will feed into that brooding and angst you’re feeling as the leaves change and we prepare for another long, cold winter – well that’s what The Farmer’s Almanac is calling for anyways.  This one is chock full of classic alternative greats like Joy Division, The Cure, Depeche Mode and Siouxsie & The Banshees.…

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