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#TBT: That Time My Great Aunt Accused Me of Attempted Murder

In the summer of 1993, my mother's aunt (my great-aunt) Anna treated us to a trip to Disney World.

We sort of knew what we were getting ourselves into. Aunt Anna, after all, often gave the impression of being a crotchety wench when it came to just about anything. (Her birthday was on Halloween - analyze that however you like.) But...this was a free trip to Disney World. Tolerating her for a week was a price we were willing to pay. And we certainly did.

Most of the trip was spent pushing her around in a wheelchair in each theme park we visited, even though she was perfectly agile for her age. But having a wheelchair-bound guest with us had its perks. My mom and I enjoyed bypassing the long lines at each attraction by using the special entrance for handicapped patrons.

By the end of the trip, my mother and I were ready to ditch the old woman in the Florida Everglades and let the alligators have their way with her, but needless to say, we all returned home safe and (relatively) soun…


CLEAN: The 2015 Spring Playlist, Vol. 2

April is off to a good start.
Check out my latest and greatest:

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Song of the Month: April 2015

Conrad Sewell's "Hold Me Up" will be doing just that for the rest of this month. And don't let the grunge look fool you. This Aussie's got some vocal tricks up his sleeves.

Listen to the track that'll give your spring some much-needed pep:


Also? This track right HERE.

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