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I’ve been trying to decide which song I would blog about today because today is no ordinary day – it is my daughter’s 13th birthday. Thirteen years ago, the hospital made us take her home and we’ve been doing our … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Love Song

I always knew that today’s song was going to be Cher’s “A Different Kind of Love Song.” From 2001, it was – incredulously – from the last album Cher released until this year’s Closer To The Truth.  Cher herself said … Continue reading

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Turning eleven

My daughter turned 11 today.  I’ve talked a lot about it on Facebook today, posted a couple pictures and so on and so forth.  What I haven’t had a chance to say is how glad I am I have a … Continue reading

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A pretty smart playlist

On Friday night, we celebrated Heidi’s birthday at a fancy restaurant with good food, great wine and even greater friends.  After that, we hit The Blazing Saddle which is a gay bar in the East Village neighborhood in Des Moines.  … Continue reading

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It’s her birthday song

I’m not going to write a ton about Madonna turning 54 except for this: may we all still be going as strong as she is at 54.  Is she as musically relevant as she once was?  Certainly not, and only … Continue reading

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Speechless

As many of you know, I turned 40 on Saturday.  As expected, I’m doing just fine with being 40.  It beats the alternative, which would be being dead so keep pressing onward, I say.  We had a bunch of people … Continue reading

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The last day of my thirties

FULL DISCLOSURE: I would never have thought to do this had Darren Hayes not done it first. The day before his 40th birthday, he wrote a letter to his 15 year-old self. I thought about doing the same, but honestly, … Continue reading

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