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Mindfulness can manifest itself in a lot of different sorts of people.

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Mindfulness can manifest itself in a lot of different sorts of people.

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Finally managed to slip this guy onto this children’s mindfulness website!

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Finally managed to slip this guy onto this children’s mindfulness website!

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I did this. I like that I did this.

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I did this. I like that I did this.

Was just listening to this and remembered that it was “good”

My new sounds:

There is no cartoonist, save Crumb, whose style has had more of an impact on me than Basil Wolverton.

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(via FM DUST)

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This was fun to make.

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This was fun to make.

Some Thoughts on Record Store Day

As I begin to write the following, I’m listening to Alive!. Not the KISS album… this 1972 LP by the Chuck Mangione Quartet is, actually, a decidedly far cry from “Strutter”. Not something I necessarily would have picked up blind, this: Mangione, most known for his 1977 hit “Feels So Good”, generally plays a little too smooth for these ears, so I doubt I would have listened to it by my own volition. I heard it, and came to really like it, only because I had the excellent fortune of working at a used record store.

I worked at Encore Records in Ann Arbor, Michigan for five years. It wasn’t a perfect job, but it’s still the best I’ve had. All told, working at Encore was a dream come true: I’d wanted to work there for eight years before I managed to get in, and longed to work in a record store for years before that. Read more