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Missed concert. Yesterday: remorse. Today: redemption.

by Marly on June 9, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I waited too long to buy tickets for the 40th anniversary concert tour of Jethro Tull, a band my mother has loved - and met multiple times - at a venue in Denver, Co. I was so bummed that we missed our opportunity yesterday, that today I have vowed to make a plan to buy tickets in advance for another stop on their 2011 tour with Kansas!


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