Factober

As a mom, you worry about protecting your kid. But there are extra added layers of fears when you're talking about a kid with autism or who has some special needs issue.

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The genius of vinyl is that it allows - commands! - us to put our fingerpri

The genius of vinyl is that it allows - commands! - us to put our fingerprints all over that history: to blend and chop and reconfigure it, mock and muse upon it, backspin and skip through it.
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The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he'

The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead.
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Excellence in any pursuit is the late ripe fruit of toil.

Excellence in any pursuit is the late ripe fruit of toil.
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I let myself relax into the pattern of the recipe.

I let myself relax into the pattern of the recipe.
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I realize I was having a conversation in my head that was about three respo

I realize I was having a conversation in my head that was about three responses ahead of Paul's innocuous quip. I tend to do that -- imagine conversations before they happen. That's why people sometimes have a tough time understanding me and I them.
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That America is an exceptional nation is unclear only to one who has not be

That America is an exceptional nation is unclear only to one who has not been taught its true history. It ceases to be exceptional only when its representative leaders cease to be exceptional. America, it has been said, is a nation of laws, not of men. Th
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Sleep is just a good idea. I bow to the god caffeine.

Sleep is just a good idea. I bow to the god caffeine.
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Those minutiae calcify into the bones of our intimacy.

Those minutiae calcify into the bones of our intimacy.
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When people would ask me what I’m addicted to, I always said ‘music.’ And w

When people would ask me what I’m addicted to, I always said ‘music.’ And while they’d laugh it off like it’s a cliché, I’m actually a complete shopaholic when it comes to records. I’d literally buy 10 albums a week for years, so when I went to that Virgi
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Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.

Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.
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God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones.

God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones.
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I love Louisiana. It's amazing.

I love Louisiana. It's amazing.
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