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Remembering Prince

  SG2 thought that the other thread was getting full, so we are posting a new Prince thread. I was glued to the tv last night. Going from channel to channel. I still can’t believe it.   Neither can Luvvie: … Continue reading

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Prince Rogers Nelson – Dead at 57

These are posts you never want to write. What is there to say? There is so much to say. I haven’t been this sucker punched, since I heard about Michael Jackson. Prince was part of my youth. Prince was part … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread| Johnny Mathis Week

Today we’re featuring duets with Johnny. First one of my favroite CLASSIC singles Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams-Too Much Too Little To Late Johnny Mathis & Jane Oliver -The Last Time I Felt Like This Johnny Mathis with Dionne Warwick

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Friday Open Thread | Nature Week: Feather Star Fish

******** Nature week is dedicated to Rikyrah’s co/worker/friend in Chicago who passed away. A lover of nature. This week is for you and your mentor, boo.

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ICYMI: Our FLOTUS Was Never Playing With You About Our Children’s Health

I don’t like Tiger Beat on the Potomac, but once in a blue moon, they actually do some reporting. This story is about the origins of Let’s Move. Our FLOTUS was always serious. Our FLOTUS was never playing with you. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Barbara Streisand Week

More Streisand The Way We Were A Star is Born A Star Is Born is a 1976 American rock music musical film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand, who enters show business, and meets and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | NPR Interview with Clinton Emerges: ‘My Roots Are Conservative, I’m Proud I Was a Goldwater Girl’

A 1996 NPR interview with Hillary Clinton has recently resurfaced, in which the current Democratic front-runner shockingly embraced conservatism and reiterated how proud she was to support a segregationist presidential candidate. In the interview, Clinton told NPR’s Scott Simon that … Continue reading

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