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Music

Record Machine: The Community College Comes A’Callin’

Two months ago, a friend of mine who works as a librarian at our local college posted a photo of an “RCA Victor Prevue” record on Facebook with the caption, “This morning the maintenance crew at the College discovered boxes of what appear to be old vinyl records. I need help figuring out who could […]

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Music

Record Machine: The Inherited Collection

Four filled shelves, each approximately three feet wide: I inherited these records from my father when he died in 2005. While I’ve never taken full inventory of how many I own, they contain so many classic gems that sometimes I can hardly believe that one can be so lucky.

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Books

“You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Bookshelf…”

It wasn’t until after I moved in with Mr. Dormouse that I realized I had become my mother and had married my father. Like my mom, I am a former English major–although our concentrations were different–and my husband is a philosophical minister in the same vein as my dad. This combination didn’t become readily apparent […]