Smoocho Gusto at Cascadia Grill, 2017/06/21

Just DON'T let me hear you claiming that the Magickland of Olywa "doesn't have anything good to do"... life here is full of great...

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  I've been a fan of Amy's music since (way back) in the early 1990's... as you'll see in this Winter 1995 interview with her...

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