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new ut songs

Fun practice last night. We went over the new song Allison and I wrote ("Another Story"), with Jodi adding harmonies/counterpoint, me with flute. I also played A&J my new X-Files song (our ONLY X-Files song :-)), "The Truth Is Out There". Looking forward to attending the local filk tomorrow! Anyone wishing to find out more about the local filk scene should contact Judith Hayman at

Science Fact of the Day:
Hey, did you know that chocolate's magnesium content helps release endorphins, which supposedly lifts our spirits and energy? I kid you not. And chocolate is the only food that contains phenylthylamine, supposedly a chemical that is also released in our brain when we fall in love. Boy, does this sound desperate...

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