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Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

The whole reason I wrote this post was that I discovered, in 2022, that The Violent Femmes are from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which completely blew my mind. For some reason, I assumed they were from England. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com As a result, I decided to spend an evening going through my playlists to see… Continue reading Favorite Musicians from The Midwest

Humor, Music, Universe

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots, Episode 20- Simplify

Preparing for Election Day tomorrow, the looming social media warfare, the inevitable lockdown, and of course the ever-present COVID. November's tater tot post is chock full of things to keep your mind occupied and to simplify your life during this hectic time. If you're new here and are wondering, what the hell is a tater… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots, Episode 20- Simplify

Humor, Music, Nonsense

Music Will Help You Forget That Your Life is Absolutely F*****G Miserable

I found a bunch of cool writing prompts on Pinterest and thought this might be just enough to take you away from it all for a half-hour journey. Music is one of my most favorite coping mechanisms and what I qualify as self-care, so I am calling myself your therapist for the day and writing… Continue reading Music Will Help You Forget That Your Life is Absolutely F*****G Miserable

Humor, Music, My Book, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Universe

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)

When I was 14, this album was released: Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Welcome to the Pleasuredome. It was revolutionary given that they were openly gay in 1984. The word "period" wasn't even permitted on television until a year later, in a Playtex commercial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOHCtQfFn7E I don't recall it being groundbreaking, but that could be because I… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)

Humor, Music, Nonsense

Things You Need For The Second Half of The Shitshow

Also known as the last half of the year that won't ever end. AND WE GET TO HAVE AN ELECTION AS WELL. I'm starting with this one since I couldn't wait until the October tater tot post to share. If you're a fan of the Father of the Bride movie series, this will make you… Continue reading Things You Need For The Second Half of The Shitshow