Every year on Black Friday, I start getting really excited about Christmas, but I refuse to go to any big box stores to participate in the commercial extravaganza. Instead, in what seems to be becoming a “day after Thanksgiving” tradition for me and my girls, I stopped by one of my favorite secondhand stores, TheContinue reading “Christmas Record Collection”
If I’m writing about all the mid-60s music and bands that I love, I should probably start with the Zombies; after all, it was their song Brief Candles that inspired the title of my blog. However, I have a greater love for The Kinks, and, having just experienced listening to a fun Apple Music playlistContinue reading “The Kinks”
I am so excited to have begun reading one of the fun books I bought at Borderlands Books during my recent trip to San Francisco. I just finished the first story after reading the intro by EF Bleiler, both of which have made me feel like I got my $5.50’s worth – so far. I’m planning toContinue reading “Arthur Conan Doyle Supernatural Stories”
I thought I should get a post in for December so that I have one per month since I started this blog. One of my favorite personal Christmas traditions is to listen to my collection of jazz renditions of Christmas tunes. I have a few actual albums (LPs and CDs), but now that Apple MusicContinue reading “Christmas Jazz”
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Hi, I’m Lorie. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband (and working from home), but this blog is for my love of fun retro and modern stuff of all kinds, and sharing my favorites with you!
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