In the Middle of the Night…

Here’s a fun little game that you can play at home. Seriously, I hope you guys play along, this could be a lot of fun. But you have to follow five simple rules… Put your music player on random. Post the first line (or so, some are hard) from the first 20 songs that play, … Continue reading In the Middle of the Night…

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

It bothers me. But not for the reasons you're probably thinking. Recently, "Baby, It's Cold Outside" has been in the news because people are suddenly offended by a 74 year old song. People want it banned from radios. Y'all, I've been saying for years that the classic holiday song is highly inappropriate. FOR YEARS! And … Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside

First Verse

Welcome to Friday Fiction! This is the part of the blog where I post something that is, hopefully, just made up enough to be considered fiction. It’s a chance to flex those creative muscles a bit by finding a quick writing prompt and running with it. This week’s prompt: “If your love life were a … Continue reading First Verse

Cornerstone

Growing up in church, I sang. All the time. In fact, most of the kids that grew up at Villa Heights Baptist Church sang. It's just what we did. It was part of our Wednesday night routine. From ages 2 to 102. That's an exaggeration. Not everyone sang in the adult choir. But I have … Continue reading Cornerstone

Song Roulette

All right. I'm caving. I'll do it. I've seen Paul do this one. And then Jess. And then Meghan. I've resisted because, despite my diverse taste in music, I'm fairly certain whatever songs happen to come up in this thing will be mocked relentlessly. But in thinking a little more deeply about it, I don't … Continue reading Song Roulette

The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

I'm sure by now most of you have heard the Christmas classic "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." I say classic because the song is nearly 60 years old. I don't call it a classic because I enjoy hearing it year after year. I find it to be obnoxious. And irritating. And extremely catchy. Which … Continue reading The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Ariel

Welcome back to a series of blog posts exploring the date-ability of Disney's princesses. This week we come to Ariel, also known as The Little Mermaid. This is one of my favorites and is the film that is responsible for beginning the Disney Renaissance, which continued through 1999 with Tarzan and Fantasia 2000. This is … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Ariel