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Comfortable In My Own Skin

Katy writes over at Midlife Rambler, exploring what life can be like when your children are grown and out of the nest. You can find more posts like this there. In 2004, in my early 40s and near the end of a long marriage that had turned wrong and sad for both people, I took …

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Make Your Own Music

I grew up listening to The Captain and Tennille singing about “Muskrat Love” and The Carpenters warbling “Sing of good things, not bad. Sing of happy, not sad.” I believe those two songs were solely responsible for the rise of heavy metal bands and for Black Sabbath’s song “Electric Funeral” about nuclear annihilation. It’s all about …

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The Music We Love: U2

Mary Burris is a passionate lover of music. We’re very excited to share her informative and fun posts about music on Midlife Boulevard. To read more from Mary, check out her blog, Jingle Jangle Jungle. U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono (vocals and guitar), The Edge (guitar, …

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