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Cartoonist Sam Hiti on the air tomorrow

Posted at 9:07 AM on January 3, 2012 by Alison Young

Avid listener Sam Hiti sent this email to me one morning during some Michael Haydn:

"Alison, Great song you are playing. I was doing my morning warm up doodle and this is what happened."
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What an amazing effect music can have!

Of course, I always invite listeners to write me any time and share what they like and even what they don't like about how I'm doing and the music I'm playing. I've made a lot of friends this way because I'm always ready to talk music and mostly ready to consider other perspectives!

Since hosting Music with Minnesotans I've had lots of mail from candidates nominating themselves for the show. One of my most favorite was Sam who sent me an original drawing inspired by my Halloween show. He made me laugh because I can TOTALLY relate to that snotty-nosed kid. As a natural food junkie myself, I am oftentimes thoroughly obnoxious about it!

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Sam will be my guest tomorrow and he's created a kind of story-board of music to tell us the many moods and emotions we have as northerners towards this brutal season. Don't miss it - tomorrow at noon.

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Don't we all need to escape into the outdoors every so often and contemplate the weirdness of our family?!