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Sad Bastard Music

  Many many moons ago I was young, naïve, and married.   Not very long into my marriage, my eyes opened as to why getting married was a big mistake. Little things – or signs as I always refer to these happenings – started piling up into bigger things. One of which was my ex’s disdain for Goth and Punk music.  Ummm hello… who do you think you married? It’s not like I hid the fact I was different – my appearance made it more than clear that I was…

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Why Can’t I Be You? – A Cure playlist

The Cure, along with Depeche Mode, were my all-time favorite band in the 80’s. Robert Smiths’ lyrics resonated with my dark and angsty young heart.

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Summer of Anarchy – 1988

In the summer of 1988, I lived every day as if it were my last. It was my “Summer of Anarchy!” and I was a Punk Rock Girl!

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