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Art Day

Today, we appreciate a local artist living here in the area, who currently has a show at Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman, Oklahoma.  Mainsite is currently showing, A Softer Storm by Elise Deringer.  You can read a little bit about Elise here.  I enjoy darker colors in pieces of work, but not overtly dark.  I like the contrast of having…

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Feature Friday: Down Under in Paris

  Today’s featured blog post is about the Paris Metro, with pictures to go with it.  The author behind it, Janice, writes not only on traveling but photography, food and anything that really catches her eyes.  She blogs about the time she spent in Paris, weekends away with the girlfriends and even some late-night baking recipes.  I…

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Travel Writings: Cabin in the Woods

This is my second installment of travel writing.  This was all written while my girlfriend and I went away to a cabin in Southeast Oklahoma for the weekend.  It was nice to getaway from everything. We were nestled away back deep in the woods without internet and very spotty cell phone reception at best.  We…

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Palabras de Miércoles

Today’s post is a little different from the norm.  Dating a girl who speaks and knows multiple languages has its perks, mainly all the new words in different languages she will use on a daily basis.  Another perk though, is that she opens my world to this poetry that is absolutely marvelous. But not just…

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Music Day: Across the Pond

Todays artist comes from Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland named Andrew Hozier-Byrne, or Hozier. The video today, comes from his first EP, Take me to Church, being that title track.  The video, like the song, is a little out there.  But the sound is pure joy.  Every song by this guy is good.  He does a great…

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Art Day: Drew Merritt

On a recent trip to Houston, I had the pleasure of staying with one of my old college friends.  He had recently juggled around his housing situation and now had a roommate who worked as a lawyer in Houston.  My friend is renting a room from him, in this gorgeous three story town home.  The…

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Feature Friday: Must Have All the Books

Well, another week down and the weekend is almost upon us.  But with Friday, comes a new blog all my followers should go check out.  This blog has been around awhile, but I have found great joy in following him.  The blog, 101 Books, is one mans journey in reading all 100 of the Time Magazine‘s greatest…