Tag Archives: Prince

But Ironically Not The Beatles

It’s a lousy time, in the middle of winter and a global pandemic, but we discovered this week that our house is infested with rock stars. These things happen in older homes. When we first moved in 25 years ago, … Continue reading

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Let’s go crazy

I’m 18 years old, and I’m at university, living away from home for the first time. Dances are popular at my school, except they’re not called “dances’; they’re “beer gardens.” Why the Oktoberfest sensibility in this Canadian Maritime school I … Continue reading

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Wondering where the lions are for sale

Prince once sang, “Maybe you’re just like my mother/she’s never satisfied.” Well, Prince is a jerk, bringing his mother into it like that. Shame on you, Prince! After all the years she spent changing your purple diapers and telling you … Continue reading

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