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Abbagirl and Music

Music pretty much is my life. I have to have music every day; listening to it, singing it, attending a concert, etc. My musical tastes have always been fairly varied; I like a lot of different genres from alternative to classic rock to disco to opera! (Usually everything except heavy metal and country, with a […]

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Abbagirl and The Books

What Abbagirl Reads I have always been a voracious reader, I can’t live without reading material…My favorite novels might be a toss-up between The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle, The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by Tom Robbins (who autographed my copy at a reading!), and The […]

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Abbagirl and The Movies

Yes, I am a film junkie, I freely admit it. Every week I gorge myself on everything from big Hollywood productions to obscure indie and foreign flicks that few have even heard of. Thankfully, Ann Arbor has two great theatres downtown on campus that carry a diverse range of films. My favorite would be the […]

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The Abba Shrine!

Welcome to my ABBA shrine! First of all, let me recount the story of how I became “Abbagirl”…And now, a history of ABBA I wrote for rocknpopSadly, Stikkan “Stig” Anderson, ABBA’s manager and frequent lyricist, died of a heart attack on September 12th, 1997 at age 66. ABBA Formed. Sweden, 1972 Group Members. Agnetha Faltskog […]

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More About Me: All About Abbagirl

“We are the music-makers,And we are the dreamers of dreams.Wandering by lonely sea-breakers,And sitting by desolate streams;World losers and world foresakers,On whom the pale moon gleams:Yet, we are the movers and shakersOf the world forever it seems.”-Arthur O’Shaughnessy, Ode “We have decided how sad it is for other people that they cannot appreciate our genius.” […]

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The Story Behind “Abbagirl”

Well, since inquiring minds always seem to want to know, I thought I’d explain my net “handle” or pseudonym a bit for y’all. Obviously, I had to come up with a name for my account at Grex, where my email is based and where my exploration into the world of HTML all started. My sister’s […]