…to beverly hills : a reflection on ken burns “country music” documentary pt. II

Read Part I Here “There’s a paradox that’s always existed in country music. How much change do you embrace? And how much change can you make without completely obliterating what you were and what you came from?” — Bill C. Malone, Historian The synchronized growth of the City of Nashville and Country Music is something…

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if it makes you happy : finding + accepting your talisman

So I guess now you’re probably just wondering. . . why? Why does any of this matter? Why should we care about your experience at this D23 thing? Why are you obsessed with the Toy Story ball? Why am I even still reading this? Well, I’m about to tell you. After a good while away…

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looking back, looking forward : a preview

I’ve been out of my element for 11 days. No cooking, no cleaning, no work, no schedule. Just living out of a suitcase, wondering where I left my pocket-size deodorant this time, praying nothing leaked (again) in my bag, and wondering how I’m gonna make sense of it all when I do, finally, find my…

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my 101st post

Wait…what? So, I just found out that my last post was my 100th, and not knowing this previously, I hope it was a decent 100th. I mean, the idea of sincerely stopping in a busy moment to love yourself regardless of all your self-inflicted imperfections felt like a turning point for me. And I hope…

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