Tag Archives: Nostalgia

“Everybody wants a rock to wind a piece of string around.”

I’m not sure if I can even tell the difference between pointless nostalgia and meaningful nostalgia anymore. A conversation with my husband last night led me to listening to They Might Be Giants’ 1990 album Flood while I was working … Continue reading

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“Those are the weirdest names.” Or, Ten Kids, No Pets

Ann M. Martin has a new book out for 2014, and it’s getting AMAZING reviews. So, I just needed to remember that when I read this book written twenty-five years ago. Because it is….not good. It’s nice to have proof … Continue reading

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“Do a little more research….” or, The Treehouse Times #1

A while ago on Tumblr, I came across this. Girls Gangs Doing Shit Together. I love that genre. One of the series they left out, however, was The Treehouse Times. Good lord, there were nine of these written. NINE. Surprising, because this … Continue reading

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