back to the garden

a year of greener thinking

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Beautiful Dawn

The Wailin’ Jennys just got me through yet another round of law school finals, and if that’s not a ringing endorsement, I don’t know what is. In gratitude, I wanted to share one of my favorite songs, Beautiful Dawn, before leaving for spring break.

Also, Happy St. Paddy’s Day, Chicago! Sláinte!


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Bringing In the Darlings

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Josh Ritter just released a six-track EP, Bringing in the Darlings, TODAY (Fat Tuesday). This is really exciting if, like me, you sit around waiting for Josh Ritter to release new music.

If you purchase the album at your local record store, you’ll also get a free signed poster — or, for the lazy, it’s  available on iTunes for $5.99. I can’t think of a better way to indulge before Lent.

Make sure you check out the video for the song “Love Is Making Its Way Back Home.” The video was created by hand with more than 12,000 pieces of construction paper. Obviously, Josh and I have a lot in common.