This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: Remembering Missy

When we got the call that Sunday, I was surprised, mostly because I’d just been thinking of my friend Melissa. She’d been sick for a while and I really expected her to pull through. But my childhood friend Melissa or “Missy” as I called her, is gone. I hadn’t seen Missy in years, since she… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: Remembering Missy

This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: Second Guessing My Writing

As a blogger, it’s normal to second-guess your writing, so I’m told. If I were not told that, I’d wonder if it's just me. Often times I’ll write a post - particularly a post that tells a personal story - and worry that: 1.) My writing isn’t good enough, or that  2.) I shouldn’t have… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: Second Guessing My Writing

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The Night of The Crickets

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. Hello readers, it's time for another story from the ridiculous life of Retro Dee... In the spirit of the Halloween season, I have the following tale to tell... The Night of The Crickets This is the story about the… Continue reading The Night of The Crickets

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This Time It’s Personal: My Teenage Relapse

Recently, I've decided to write reviews on the CDs that I've purchased of all my favorite music from the 50's and early 60's. I figured it would be a good addition to my site, because it can help other people decide which compilations to purchase. After all, there are a LOT of compilations out there… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: My Teenage Relapse