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From Bees to Brain Waves for Aliens: Unconventional Love Letters

{Welcome to MultiMEDIA Splice #11, a link party. Join me by linking up a “love”-themed post or a multimedia post on any topic.} “Only a crazy man would write a love letter that takes eight years to arrive.” –Harry Joy, … Continue reading

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Abandon All Subtlety

Languishing in a boring bank, we talked music for hours and grew close through mixtapes we shyly exchanged. From “Purple Haze” to “Dixie Chicken,” friendship crept toward something more. How’d my next one end? “Why Don’t We Do It in … Continue reading

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Love in a Mixtape

{Send me a postcard} Love in a Mixtape Back in 1988, we still looked up movie show times in newspapers, we still were shocked by the Iran-Contra affair on television, and we still made mixtapes on audio cassettes. That summer, … Continue reading

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