Nonfiction

Das Wienheim

Wine bar zig-zag lights industrial soft white metal and the open door of night. In Germany, I dream in grey, an homage to the wall days and even buried deep in the Bavarian heart I’m afraid– never know what Mutti’ll say: a different rule, a different day. But when you grow up on rations you […]

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Disco, Disco Duck

My mother’s record collection was the greatest find of my childhood. Listening to her music was a way of getting to know her in a way she had yet to reveal to me in person. My little sister and I shared a small bedroom with side-by-side single beds in our little white house with a […]

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Flashback Track Friday #7

Today’s flashback track is both unusual and mysterious. The biggest hit of the British band Procol Harum, A Whiter Shade of Pale, is sometimes called the song that no one understands. Released in 1967, the track seems to be about a nervous drunken sailor wandering through his fragmented thoughts from childhood to his present attempt […]

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Mystery Blogger Award

I was pleasantly surprised to be nominated by Brett @brett_milam for A Mystery Blogger Award after enjoying his varietal blog Milam’s Musings. Starting this blog was a mystery even to myself as I originally set out to create an author’s page and ended up creating a yard sale of thoughts to run throughout the seasons.

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