Felt like I needed to share this because I’m a bit worried that you might be getting an idea about me. You just might be thinking that I’m a Mariah Carey, MMMBop lovin’ gal and that’s all there is. But this selection from my boy Marshall Mathers packs in several life lessons. The first of…

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I’m back to share the life lesson from yet another somewhat random tune from my running playlist, Build me up Buttercup by the Foundations. Even though technically this one’s a bit before my time, (and yes, I do have songs on the playlist from this decade! I have teenagers, you know!) I’ve always loved this…

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This selection may be even more embarrassing than MMMBop, but it’s on the playlist and I made a commitment so here we go. My name is Tonya and I have an embarrassing Mariah Carey song on my running playlist. If you’re just joining in, I’m sharing the deep message or the life lessons or the…

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So, I originally pulled up The Middle by Jimmy Eat World for my 12 year old daughter.  I love the message and thought it was perfect for a middle school girl (or boy for that matter but I don’t think I could pay my son to sit through most songs that I like.)  If you’re…

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The latest installment of my manifesto comes from the amazing Paul Simon.  And unlike my last selection, MMMBop, I can totally understand the words to this song.  But much like MMMBop I’m not completely sure what Paul is talking about.  This song is sort of like a Rorshach test.  I think we might all see…

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Let me start by confessing that when inspiration hit and I knew what I needed to say about this song, I had to go look up how to spell the title.  I’ll contemplate the deep meaning of finding deep meaning in a song who’s title I don’t even know how to spell later But wait,…

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