Verily, though I wandered many years lost in the land of the blocked, I never gave up hope that someday I would be found. I had my canine companions, and occasionally walked short distances with others who found themselves stranded. It was a dark, blockpocalyptic wasteland, filled with the comments of people unable to speak. Oh, the mysteries I have witnessed! Oh, the wonders on the other side! Oh, the strange, colorful flora and fauna. Oh, the deeply dark nighttime sky, filled with strange planets and stars. And yet oh, the many forlorn nights, desperate for company.

But now, now I am returned, sworn to silence about the mysteries that lurk over there. I celebrate my return with a random top ten.

What's a random top ten you ask? Why, turn on the music player of your choice, hit shuffle, then write down and post the first ten songs that play. Here's my list:

  • Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape โ€“ Be Bop Deluxe
  • Freebird (Live) โ€“ Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Ticket Time โ€“ Whiskeytown
  • West of Bald Knob โ€“ Marshall Crenshaw
  • Cassidy โ€“ Suzanne Vega (from Deadicated, the Grateful Dead tribute album)
  • Bought and Sold โ€“ Neko Case
  • A Matter of Trust โ€“ Billy Joel
  • Bleed to Love Her โ€“ Fleetwood Mac
  • Independence Day โ€“ Martina McBride
  • Moondance โ€“ Van Morrison

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