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2023 Year in Review

In this post, I’m going to reflect on what was on my mind by looking back on some stats of my posts in 2023.

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For Inspiration: “Botero”

Fernando Botero’s voluptuous figures, both in paintings and sculpture, portrayed the high and mighty and everyday people through an enlarging prism.

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For Inspiration: “Private Dancer” by Tina Turner

Hailed in the 1960s for her dynamic performances with her first husband, Ike, Tina Turner became a sensation as a recording artist, often echoing her personal struggles in her songs.

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For Inspiration: “This Charming Man” by The Smiths

Andy Rourke, bassist for the Smiths, dies aged 59. Musician described as ‘supremely gifted’ by bandmate Johnny Marr had suffered long illness with pancreatic cancer

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Trend Watching

2022 Year in Review

In this post, I’m going to reflect on what was on my mind by looking back on some stats of my posts in 2022.

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Inspiration Readings

For Inspiration: “Pelé: Classic Player”

Pelé dies at 82. The Athlete of the Century had been hospitalized since November 29 at the Albert Einstein hospital in São Paulo.

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For Inspiration: “Meet the Voice of Batman” with Kevin Conroy

Kevin Conroy, longtime voice of animated Batman, dies at 66.

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For Inspiration: “Crônica do Tempo” by Rolando Boldrin

Actor, singer and TV presenter Rolando Boldrin died, at the age of 86, in the city of São Paulo.

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For Inspiration: “Baby” with Gal Costa

Gal Costa, one of the greatest singers in Brazil, dies at the age of 77

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For Inspiration: “If You Build It, He Will Come” from Field of Dreams

“Field of Dreams” is one of my all-time favorite movies, and Ray Liotta was great in it.