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Posted: Feb 18, 2018 - 4:41pm

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After admitting that the hyper-topical really clever mix that I wanted to put out wasn't quite...baked yet I switched to another I've been stewing longer, only to find out I'm out of CD labels and I'm snowed in.

A friend is coming over to drive me to a meeting later but stopping by the office supply store on the way seems a bit much to ask, so I won't be able to ship until next week.

I'll try to make it worth the wait.

 
reminds me I better get my ingredients ready. April isn't too far off the way time flies in my life. 
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Posted: Feb 18, 2018 - 10:31am

After admitting that the hyper-topical really clever mix that I wanted to put out wasn't quite...baked yet I switched to another I've been stewing longer, only to find out I'm out of CD labels and I'm snowed in.

A friend is coming over to drive me to a meeting later but stopping by the office supply store on the way seems a bit much to ask, so I won't be able to ship until next week.

I'll try to make it worth the wait.
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Posted: Feb 7, 2018 - 3:54am

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Some good stuff there Maynard ...  I feel rightly refreshed and reset in a good way after listening.  Halfway through the first disc, I hit the DVR and played Ariel America's Alabama episode that I grabbed a day or so earlier.  Nice back drop.

I've been tooling around the South since my first trip to Florida to go to school in 1970.  There were only 10 miles of I 95 done in Georgia on that first trip down.  Fooled around in Gulf Shores / Pensacola in 78 and was married there the first time around for that kinda thang   Remember getting caught in a Alabama pasture by the local gendarmes while looking for shroom's one sunny morning.  Man did we do some fast talking and promised to leave and never, ever come back to his little town.  I get this set you put together.  Pulled out some great and not so great memories you did.  Got a taste for some Green Label Jack now.

But this is up there with your best efforts.  The John Hartford track was a huge smile.  I have that LP, Mark Twang and was going damn that sounds familiar and went and looked and yep.  Nobody has that album.  Tupelo and Dallas were also standouts.  Georgia, Loebe's voice is just sweetness.  Then to Molly Hatchet.  Dreams is one of my all time favorite ABB songs and I have this cover and had some mixed feelings about it.  Works well here.  And The Band can do no wrong.

Death Trip is new to me and probably my favorite track of the whole thing I think.  Just hits all the right spots.  Whitey On The Moon, that's just plain funny shit.  And on through some good old friends and a couple more new ones.  Great finish GGHT is one of my favorite tracks, period.  An excellent stretch out and riff o rama.  

Oh, and if wasn't for you and my buddy down in New Bern, NC I wouldn't hear any hip hop.  Keep it coming.

 




Thanks Kurtster!

I hope I did not come off as a whiny ninny earlier, even though I derive great pleasure putting together these mixes as we all do, bottom line is you guys will have possession of them to listen to and if you don't like the content rather defeats the purpose so I glean the information from the reviews to best as I can get a bead on the songs you like and don't like and use this information to produce a mix that you guys will enjoy and actually play from time to time. No criticism is bad criticism, I do not take it personal at all and appreciate the honest feedback.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 2:54pm

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These are not necessarily songs of my youth more songs of my roots:  "Such is the duality of the Southern Thang....."{#Cowboy}     

 Editors note: In one of my homes growing up I actually had a view of that lighthouse which is the Morris Island lighthouse off of Folly Beach SC from my room.

                 The Southern Thang


1.  Another Man Done Gone..........................Carolina Chocolate Drops
2.  Black Soul Choir...............................16 Horsepower
3.  Born in Georgia................................Tinsley Ellis
4.  Lone, Distant..................................Josh Roberts and The Hinges
5.  Summertime Southern Style......................Nick Hickman
6.  Hootie Hoo.....................................Outkast
7.  Black, Brown and White.........................Brownie McGhee
8.  Skippin' in the Mississippi Dew................John Hartford
9.  Theme for A Trucker............................Whiskeytown
10. Tupelo.........................................Nick Cave
11. Dallas.........................................Jimmie Dale Gilmore
12. Make Me A Pallet on Your Floor.................Lucinda Williams
13. Women Without Whiskey..........................Drive By Truckers
14. Ghetto-ology...................................Goodie Mobb
15. Georgia........................................Rebecca Loebe
16. Truck Stop Girl................................Kelly Willis ft. Jay Farrar
17. Fist City......................................Corn Sisters
18. Dreams I'll Never See..........................Molly Hatchet
19. Night They Drove Dixie Down....................The Band

                     The Southern Thang II

1.  Death Trip....................................Bad Livers
2.  Spendin' Cabbage..............................Blackfoot
3.  King Charles..................................Sintax the Terrific
4.  Whiskey, Weed and Women.......................Hank Williams III
5.  Tennessee Stud................................Johnny Cash
6.  South Carolina................................Tennis
7.  Whitey On the Moon............................Gill Scott Heron
8.  Take Me Back to Tulsa.........................Pine Valley Cosmonauts
9.  Truckdrivin Neighbors Downstairs..............Beck
10. Through the Morning Through the Night.........Allison Krause & Robert Plant
11. Uncle Remus...................................Frank Zappa
12. Revelator.....................................Gillian Welch & Ryan Adams
13. Seminole Wind.................................John Anderson
14. Sin City......................................Steve Earle
15. All I Can Do is Write About it................Lynryd Skynyrd
16. The 3 Great Alabama Icons.....................Drive By Truckers
17. Mississippi Goddam............................Nina Simone
18. Bourgeois Blues...............................Leadbelly
19. Green Grass and High Tides....................The Outlaws




 
Some good stuff there Maynard ...  I feel rightly refreshed and reset in a good way after listening.  Halfway through the first disc, I hit the DVR and played Ariel America's Alabama episode that I grabbed a day or so earlier.  Nice back drop.

I've been tooling around the South since my first trip to Florida to go to school in 1970.  There were only 10 miles of I 95 done in Georgia on that first trip down.  Fooled around in Gulf Shores / Pensacola in 78 and was married there the first time around for that kinda thang   Remember getting caught in a Alabama pasture by the local gendarmes while looking for shroom's one sunny morning.  Man did we do some fast talking and promised to leave and never, ever come back to his little town.  I get this set you put together.  Pulled out some great and not so great memories you did.  Got a taste for some Green Label Jack now.

But this is up there with your best efforts.  The John Hartford track was a huge smile.  I have that LP, Mark Twang and was going damn that sounds familiar and went and looked and yep.  Nobody has that album.  Tupelo and Dallas were also standouts.  Georgia, Loebe's voice is just sweetness.  Then to Molly Hatchet.  Dreams is one of my all time favorite ABB songs and I have this cover and had some mixed feelings about it.  Works well here.  And The Band can do no wrong.

Death Trip is new to me and probably my favorite track of the whole thing I think.  Just hits all the right spots.  Whitey On The Moon, that's just plain funny shit.  And on through some good old friends and a couple more new ones.  Great finish GGHT is one of my favorite tracks, period.  An excellent stretch out and riff o rama.  

Oh, and if wasn't for you and my buddy down in New Bern, NC I wouldn't hear any hip hop.  Keep it coming.


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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 10:51am

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I was working on a mix of these {#Bananajumprope}

By all means don't gear your mixes to my taste, or anyone else for that matter. If you want to put Hip Hop on there by all means do so. Its a genre I've tried and for the most part don't enjoy. I give it a shot each time and if it didn't do anything for me I skip it the next time thru. Doesn't impact my listening experience of a mix whatsoever.

 





Oh, its all good. I actually do care what you guys like and try to cater to that while at the same time putting stuff you do not hear very often or not at all which is a balancing act. I appreciate you guys love of diversity, but I will always try to stay in the mode of whether I think you will like it or not. Except for World music, I got some really out there stuff and have NO idea whether you guys will like it or not. Of course I am always going to like it cause it is coming from my library. lol


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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 10:36am

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 if your tastes include  jumprope chants

 
I was working on a mix of these {#Bananajumprope}

By all means don't gear your mixes to my taste, or anyone else for that matter. If you want to put Hip Hop on there by all means do so. Its a genre I've tried and for the most part don't enjoy. I give it a shot each time and if it didn't do anything for me I skip it the next time thru. Doesn't impact my listening experience of a mix whatsoever.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 10:12am

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Oh I know, but I have been putting it on there for so many mixes and in the end I do want to put something on these mixes I think you all will like. In other words, I think I have subjected you guys to enough Hip Hop! lol 

Eh. It's a five minute song, not a life sentence—and we can always hit >. It's not like you're making us try liver or something.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 9:09am

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i don't think you're that old {#Lol}

 
Well, neither do I, but every time I look in the mirror or see my date of birth, I think, "Holy crap!  When did that happen?"  {#Roflol}
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 9:06am

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I'm with Lazy on this. It might not be very nice to send an entire CD filled with a musical genre you know no one cares for, but for a couple of tracks, folks (myself included) can put on the big boy/girl pants and suck it up. There are very few genres of music that I personally do not like (I'm more likely to eschew specific artists over genre) but I always try to be open to those I don't care for, as I never know if I'll find myself going "Huh - that was pretty good!" - or it will at least give me the opportunity to strengthen my argument about why I *don't* like something!
Edit: Even though I'm an old white woman, you'd likely be surprised by how much hip hop I like.
 
i don't think you're that old {#Lol}
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 7:42am

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These discs reflect our individual tastes, and if your tastes include hiphop or jumprope chants or native powwow singing by all means use this as an opportunity to proselytize. Dog knows I've tested folks patience and I'm not going to stop. If I only wanted to listen to things I already know I like I'd have clapped my hands over my ears in the womb.

We aren't trying to satisfy a market demand here. Nobody is going to buy these discs, they're an opportunity to expand our tastes and I for one am going to keep pushing that envelope.

 

I'm with Lazy on this. It might not be very nice to send an entire CD filled with a musical genre you know no one cares for, but for a couple of tracks, folks (myself included) can put on the big boy/girl pants and suck it up. There are very few genres of music that I personally do not like (I'm more likely to eschew specific artists over genre) but I always try to be open to those I don't care for, as I never know if I'll find myself going "Huh - that was pretty good!" - or it will at least give me the opportunity to strengthen my argument about why I *don't* like something!
Edit: Even though I'm an old white woman, you'd likely be surprised by how much hip hop I like.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 7:33am

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These discs reflect our individual tastes, and if your tastes include hiphop or jumprope chants or native powwow singing by all means use this as an opportunity to proselytize. Dog knows I've tested folks patience and I'm not going to stop. If I only wanted to listen to things I already know I like I'd have clapped my hands over my ears in the womb.

We aren't trying to satisfy a market demand here. Nobody is going to buy these discs, they're an opportunity to expand our tastes and I for one am going to keep pushing that envelope.

 




Oh I know, but I have been putting it on there for so many mixes and in the end I do want to put something on these mixes I think you all will like. In other words, I think I have subjected you guys to enough Hip Hop! lol
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 7:23am

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One more thing...alright, alright everyone has made it abundantly clear that you don't like Hip-Hop so I won't put anymore on the mixes I promise. At least you can say you have heard quality non top 40 Hip Hop to make a proper decision. I just don't like it when those that are not normally experienced with listening to Hip Hop other than the garbage they play on the radio make their decision based on what they here in the ether (great unwashed, commercial radio etc.) which just like any genre of music is hardly the best introduction. You can now confidently state you do not like Hip Hop even after hearing the good stuff of that genre and that is ok. I do not like virtually any Metal or contemporary R&B for instance; good stuff of not.
 
These discs reflect our individual tastes, and if your tastes include hiphop or jumprope chants or native powwow singing by all means use this as an opportunity to proselytize. Dog knows I've tested folks patience and I'm not going to stop. If I only wanted to listen to things I already know I like I'd have clapped my hands over my ears in the womb.

We aren't trying to satisfy a market demand here. Nobody is going to buy these discs, they're an opportunity to expand our tastes and I for one am going to keep pushing that envelope.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018 - 4:14am

For some reason won't let me reply to Cold Misers post. Anyway Josh Roberts is a Columbia SC local artist (one of my hometowns) along with the lovely Danielle Howle. The other cat is one of those I picked up from one of the various artist record label releases I love to pick through, don't usually listen to that type of music which I suppose would be considered country pop, but I could not help but like it and at least it is not top 40. lol As far as Nick Cave being Australian, I tried to mix things up of course the subject of the song Tupelo is what makes it southern and of course any excuse I can for putting Nick Cave in a mix is always welcome. One more thing...alright, alright everyone has made it abundantly clear that you don't like Hip-Hop so I won't put anymore on the mixes I promise. At least you can say you have heard quality non top 40 Hip Hop to make a proper decision. I just don't like it when those that are not normally experienced with listening to Hip Hop other than the garbage they play on the radio make their decision based on what they here in the ether (great unwashed, commercial radio etc.) which just like any genre of music is hardly the best introduction. You can now confidently state you do not like Hip Hop even after hearing the good stuff of that genre and that is ok. I do not like virtually any Metal or contemporary R&B for instance; good stuff of not. Glad you enjoyed and see you on the South side!


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Posted: Feb 5, 2018 - 4:08am

 sirdroseph wrote:
These are not necessarily songs of my youth more songs of my roots:  "Such is the duality of the Southern Thang....."{#Cowboy}     

 Editors note: In one of my homes growing up I actually had a view of that lighthouse which is the Morris Island lighthouse off of Folly Beach SC from my room.




                 The Southern Thang


1.  Another Man Done Gone..........................Carolina Chocolate Drops
2.  Black Soul Choir...............................16 Horsepower
3.  Born in Georgia................................Tinsley Ellis
4.  Lone, Distant..................................Josh Roberts and The Hinges
5.  Summertime Southern Style......................Nick Hickman
6.  Hootie Hoo.....................................Outkast
7.  Black, Brown and White.........................Brownie McGhee
8.  Skippin' in the Mississippi Dew................John Hartford
9.  Theme for A Trucker............................Whiskeytown
10. Tupelo.........................................Nick Cave
11. Dallas.........................................Jimmie Dale Gilmore
12. Make Me A Pallet on Your Floor.................Lucinda Williams
13. Women Without Whiskey..........................Drive By Truckers
14. Ghetto-ology...................................Goodie Mobb
15. Georgia........................................Rebecca Loebe
16. Truck Stop Girl................................Kelly Willis ft. Jay Farrar
17. Fist City......................................Corn Sisters
18. Dreams I'll Never See..........................Molly Hatchet
19. Night They Drove Dixie Down....................The Band

                     The Southern Thang II

1.  Death Trip....................................Bad Livers
2.  Spendin' Cabbage..............................Blackfoot
3.  King Charles..................................Sintax the Terrific
4.  Whiskey, Weed and Women.......................Hank Williams III
5.  Tennessee Stud................................Johnny Cash
6.  South Carolina................................Tennis
7.  Whitey On the Moon............................Gill Scott Heron
8.  Take Me Back to Tulsa.........................Pine Valley Cosmonauts
9.  Truckdrivin Neighbors Downstairs..............Beck
10. Through the Morning Through the Night.........Allison Krause & Robert Plant
11. Uncle Remus...................................Frank Zappa
12. Revelator.....................................Gillian Welch & Ryan Adams
13. Seminole Wind.................................John Anderson
14. Sin City......................................Steve Earle
15. All I Can Do is Write About it................Lynryd Skynyrd
16. The 3 Great Alabama Icons.....................Drive By Truckers
17. Mississippi Goddam............................Nina Simone
18. Bourgeois Blues...............................Leadbelly
19. Green Grass and High Tides....................The Outlaws





I wanted to get thru this at least twice before throwing my 2 cents in. Coincidentally one of the vinyl groups I'm in on Facebook just finished a Southern Rock week so I was exposed to quite a bit of it of late. But as usual you mixed in plenty of stuff off the radar. I particularly liked how you used some of the twangy guitar stuff and old negro material to give it real Southern feel. My favorites:

Disc 1
Josh Roberts and The Hinges - Who the hell is this? Pretty good stuff
Nick Hickman - He must hang with Roberts, never heard of him either
Whiskey Town
Nick Cave _ Hey isn't he from Australia?
Lucinda - Oh Lucinda, you ooze southern sex appeal
Rebecca Loebe

Disc 2
Bad Livers - Too much Southern Comfort
Hank Williams 3rd
Tennis - Interesting name for a Southern Band
Pine Valley Cosmonauts
Zappa - Knocking the Jockeys off the Lawn!
DBT - New one on me, nice history lessons on the Duality
Outlaws - This used to be overplayed but I realized I haven't heard it in years. Love the hitch in the rhythm guitar near the end.

Good theme, plenty of southern delights, skip the rap and it's a 10. Well done Southern Man {#Cowboy}
 


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Posted: Feb 1, 2018 - 7:15am

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More likely: similar tastes in music over the years.

 




Well alright then! lol
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Posted: Feb 1, 2018 - 6:52am

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Huh, I'm surprised regarding lack of surprise. I rarely if ever put anything top 40 or even anything with any consistent airplay. This mix only had 3 or 4 such songs and only one even sniffed what would be considered top 40 and that is of course The Band song. I even selected rarely played live versions of the artist that most would be familiar with as well. Oh well, tough crowd! lol
 
More likely: similar tastes in music over the years.
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Posted: Feb 1, 2018 - 5:40am

 Lazy8 wrote:
 sirdroseph wrote:
These are not necessarily songs of my youth more songs of my roots:  "Such is the duality of the Southern Thang....."{#Cowboy}     

 Editors note: In one of my homes growing up I actually had a view of that lighthouse which is the Morris Island lighthouse off of Folly Beach SC from my room.

Played the first disc for myself, listened to the second with my wife. Fewer surprises than usual for one of your mixes but delightful nonetheless. My wife's reaction was interesting—she found the rap annoying (no surprise there) and enjoyed most of the familiar tunes (sang along with Zappa, also no surprise there) but her reaction to the DBT number was revealing. She found it both irritating and thought-provoking, which to me is high praise.

 




Huh, I'm surprised regarding lack of surprise. I rarely if ever put anything top 40 or even anything with any consistent airplay. This mix only had 3 or 4 such songs and only one even sniffed what would be considered top 40 and that is of course The Band song. I even selected rarely played live versions of the artist that most would be familiar with as well. Oh well, tough crowd! lol
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Posted: Jan 31, 2018 - 12:30pm

 sirdroseph wrote:
These are not necessarily songs of my youth more songs of my roots:  "Such is the duality of the Southern Thang....."{#Cowboy}     

 Editors note: In one of my homes growing up I actually had a view of that lighthouse which is the Morris Island lighthouse off of Folly Beach SC from my room.

Played the first disc for myself, listened to the second with my wife. Fewer surprises than usual for one of your mixes but delightful nonetheless. My wife's reaction was interesting—she found the rap annoying (no surprise there) and enjoyed most of the familiar tunes (sang along with Zappa, also no surprise there) but her reaction to the DBT number was revealing. She found it both irritating and thought-provoking, which to me is high praise.
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Posted: Jan 27, 2018 - 9:18am

These are not necessarily songs of my youth more songs of my roots:  "Such is the duality of the Southern Thang....."{#Cowboy}     

 Editors note: In one of my homes growing up I actually had a view of that lighthouse which is the Morris Island lighthouse off of Folly Beach SC from my room.




                 The Southern Thang


1.  Another Man Done Gone..........................Carolina Chocolate Drops
2.  Black Soul Choir...............................16 Horsepower
3.  Born in Georgia................................Tinsley Ellis
4.  Lone, Distant..................................Josh Roberts and The Hinges
5.  Summertime Southern Style......................Nick Hickman
6.  Hootie Hoo.....................................Outkast
7.  Black, Brown and White.........................Brownie McGhee
8.  Skippin' in the Mississippi Dew................John Hartford
9.  Theme for A Trucker............................Whiskeytown
10. Tupelo.........................................Nick Cave
11. Dallas.........................................Jimmie Dale Gilmore
12. Make Me A Pallet on Your Floor.................Lucinda Williams
13. Women Without Whiskey..........................Drive By Truckers
14. Ghetto-ology...................................Goodie Mobb
15. Georgia........................................Rebecca Loebe
16. Truck Stop Girl................................Kelly Willis ft. Jay Farrar
17. Fist City......................................Corn Sisters
18. Dreams I'll Never See..........................Molly Hatchet
19. Night They Drove Dixie Down....................The Band

                     The Southern Thang II

1.  Death Trip....................................Bad Livers
2.  Spendin' Cabbage..............................Blackfoot
3.  King Charles..................................Sintax the Terrific
4.  Whiskey, Weed and Women.......................Hank Williams III
5.  Tennessee Stud................................Johnny Cash
6.  South Carolina................................Tennis
7.  Whitey On the Moon............................Gill Scott Heron
8.  Take Me Back to Tulsa.........................Pine Valley Cosmonauts
9.  Truckdrivin Neighbors Downstairs..............Beck
10. Through the Morning Through the Night.........Allison Krause & Robert Plant
11. Uncle Remus...................................Frank Zappa
12. Revelator.....................................Gillian Welch & Ryan Adams
13. Seminole Wind.................................John Anderson
14. Sin City......................................Steve Earle
15. All I Can Do is Write About it................Lynryd Skynyrd
16. The 3 Great Alabama Icons.....................Drive By Truckers
17. Mississippi Goddam............................Nina Simone
18. Bourgeois Blues...............................Leadbelly
19. Green Grass and High Tides....................The Outlaws





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Posted: Jan 26, 2018 - 7:38pm

 sirdroseph wrote:
Excellent. I see everyone except Kurtster has checked in received. I will post the songlist this weekend.

 
Hi.  Haven't been to the mail box since Monday.  I'll be getting the mail tomorrow.  I'm sure its there.

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