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Monday Blues (9.15.14)

Huddie William Ledbetter (January 1888 or 1889-December 1949), better known as Lead Belly, was born and raised in Louisiana. He played the guitar at a young age, and attempted to make a living by playing it during his adult years, … Continue reading

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Friday Five: The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are the greatest rock band in the history of music. That’s it. Why? Here’s just five little reasons why… Note: A lot of these clips won’t play on mobile devices. Sorry. 5. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” … Continue reading

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Bars

window, Los Angeles, CA. ©TFSS, 2014.

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Monday Blues (9.8.14)

Disney’s The Princess and the Frog (2009) is a “classic” in the Summers Sandoval household. It was the first movie my first two kids ever saw in a movie theater, and became part of our “regular rotation” in the spring … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Marvin Gaye

When I started doing “Friday Fives” it was to write about music (I can always write when I have to write about music) and to share music I love with a younger generation who might not yet be familiar with … Continue reading

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View from above

Atrium, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, CA. ©TFSS, 2014.

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Happy New Year!

Today is the start of another year for me–an academic year, that is. It is an oddity and privilege but the pace of my life has been set by academic calendars for so long it’s now my default position. It’s … Continue reading

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