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Grateful for Christmas

Bittersweet, but still the best day of the year.

Most Christmas songs don’t do a lot for me. They’re too religious, or too sad, or too happy. They just don’t speak to me. That might be a holdover from working in a mall selling shoes for a few years and listening to the same 25 songs over and over for eight hours a day for several weeks leading up to the holidays. You know, the shopping music. I have to admit I never got tired of Boney M though, because the songs are upbeat and catchy. To my mind, they just weren’t played enough, and the saccharine crap was…




The songs we listen to change us. They shape how we feel and what we do. Let’s share stories of how songs shape our world. Let’s share the experience.

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Jody Pineholm

Jody Pineholm

I’ve learned a few things. Reading is a great teacher, song lyrics rule, and poverty’s a bitch.

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