Mirth and Matter

Pumpkin spice and everything nice


Fall is my favorite time of year. I love when the air changes and you can just smell those fall kind of smells. Pencil erasers, ... [Read More]

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Mirth & Matter with Angye Morrison Mirth & Matter with Angye Morrison

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The times they are a-changin' The times they are a-changin'

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Shut up and give them money Shut up and give them money

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'Finding Dory' and disabilities 'Finding Dory' and disabilities

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