Posts Tagged 'music'

Good News! YOU Think You’re Helping

  Wow it’s FRIDAY AGAIN?!? I really can’t believe it! Maybe the “holiday” messed me up into thinking it couldn’t possibly be Friday already. I put “holiday” in quotes because I’ve been working every single day since last you heard from me,

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Good News! YOU Think You’re Helping

  Wow it’s FRIDAY AGAIN?!? I really can’t believe it! Maybe the “holiday” messed me up into thinking it couldn’t possibly be Friday already. I put “holiday” in quotes because I’ve been working every single day since last you heard from me,

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Good News! We Are ALL All Stars

  Hey! How are you? Staying cool, I hope? This week has been brutal. And before we get to World News, here’s the News with me: This week started off really great. Last weekend – Saturday – I went thrifting with my

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Good News! We Are ALL All Stars

  Hey! How are you? Staying cool, I hope? This week has been brutal. And before we get to World News, here’s the News with me: This week started off really great. Last weekend – Saturday – I went thrifting with my

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GOOD NEWS! Let There Be Butt Stuff

Walked out my door on Monday morning to find that someone had etched the phrase “NO BUTT STUFF” into the sidewalk. What? Why? What does this mean?   So now I guess we have to talk about the Corgi Butt

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GOOD NEWS! Let There Be Butt Stuff

Walked out my door on Monday morning to find that someone had etched the phrase “NO BUTT STUFF” into the sidewalk. What? Why? What does this mean?   So now I guess we have to talk about the Corgi Butt

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Five Albums: Double Fantasy

Three chimes.   Double Fantasy is a meditative experience. It plays like a story of a relationship which begins in the middle — a genius move that lends itself brilliantly to playing it over and over, to “start over” again and

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Five Albums: Double Fantasy

Three chimes.   Double Fantasy is a meditative experience. It plays like a story of a relationship which begins in the middle — a genius move that lends itself brilliantly to playing it over and over, to “start over” again and

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Five Albums: Tapestry

Sometimes I wonder if I’m ever going to make it home again. I didn’t know just what was wrong with me. Doesn’t anybody stay in one place anymore? Carole King’s Tapestry is a masterpiece of meandering insecurities and confident piano riffs.

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Five Albums: Tapestry

Sometimes I wonder if I’m ever going to make it home again. I didn’t know just what was wrong with me. Doesn’t anybody stay in one place anymore? Carole King’s Tapestry is a masterpiece of meandering insecurities and confident piano riffs.

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Five Albums: Pearl

One of the fondest and fuzziest memories of my young life was when my dad woke me up and took me down to the basement late at night.  He sat me on the ping-pong table, put his Iron Butterfly record

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Five Albums: Pearl

One of the fondest and fuzziest memories of my young life was when my dad woke me up and took me down to the basement late at night.  He sat me on the ping-pong table, put his Iron Butterfly record

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Five Albums: Arrival

“See that girl, watch that scene/digging the Dancing Queen”   I’m 12 years old and I’ve re-discovered ABBA.  My parents laugh because they have video of toddler-me dancing to “Take A Chance On Me.”  Oh, if there was YouTube in

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Five Albums: Arrival

“See that girl, watch that scene/digging the Dancing Queen”   I’m 12 years old and I’ve re-discovered ABBA.  My parents laugh because they have video of toddler-me dancing to “Take A Chance On Me.”  Oh, if there was YouTube in

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I’m Sorry, But You’re Wrong

  So I was coming home from a long day at my internship wherein I got really caught up in A Thing and didn’t really eat lunch.  Well I did eat one of those KIND bars – the one I

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I’m Sorry, But You’re Wrong

  So I was coming home from a long day at my internship wherein I got really caught up in A Thing and didn’t really eat lunch.  Well I did eat one of those KIND bars – the one I

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Periodical Thoughts

You know what’s awesome?  Having the kind of terrible menstrual cramps that ruin your entire day (and sometimes the next one, too).  The kind where taking Midol is a gamble: sometimes it works, sometimes you might as well swallow some

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Periodical Thoughts

You know what’s awesome?  Having the kind of terrible menstrual cramps that ruin your entire day (and sometimes the next one, too).  The kind where taking Midol is a gamble: sometimes it works, sometimes you might as well swallow some

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5 Years Later

Five years ago, I sat on a cold marble bench, I watched this tree twinkle under the arch, and I got the phone call. It still doesn’t make sense to me, that you’ll never be there again.  You were always

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5 Years Later

Five years ago, I sat on a cold marble bench, I watched this tree twinkle under the arch, and I got the phone call. It still doesn’t make sense to me, that you’ll never be there again.  You were always

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QUIZ! Which Christmas Song Are You?

1.  When do you put up Christmas decorations? A.  When I have the time and energy. B.  When my Tinder date is there to help.  It’s called “foreplay.” C.  The day after Thanksgiving!  It’s always THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING.  Earlier

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QUIZ! Which Christmas Song Are You?

1.  When do you put up Christmas decorations? A.  When I have the time and energy. B.  When my Tinder date is there to help.  It’s called “foreplay.” C.  The day after Thanksgiving!  It’s always THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING.  Earlier

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In A Relationship with Beauty: It’s Complicated

I am, I’m sure, and AWESOME girlfriend.  So when my boyfriend observes: “You have a complicated relationship with beauty,” my first instinct is to say, “All women have a complicated relationship with beauty, it’s because of society,” and while I

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In A Relationship with Beauty: It’s Complicated

I am, I’m sure, and AWESOME girlfriend.  So when my boyfriend observes: “You have a complicated relationship with beauty,” my first instinct is to say, “All women have a complicated relationship with beauty, it’s because of society,” and while I

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5 Fandom Friday: Holiday Recommendations

I’m going to be completely honest with you (like uh, when am I ever not?) and say, I have no idea what this prompt means, taken as a whole.  BUT, taken one piece at a time: “Holiday” and “Recommendations,” I

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5 Fandom Friday: Holiday Recommendations

I’m going to be completely honest with you (like uh, when am I ever not?) and say, I have no idea what this prompt means, taken as a whole.  BUT, taken one piece at a time: “Holiday” and “Recommendations,” I

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Currently… in November 2015

FEELING:  A little bit under the weather, but I may just be hungover as I write this!  Halloween was such a blast, and I went out for a drink after my tour with my boyfriend and friend and may have

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Currently… in November 2015

FEELING:  A little bit under the weather, but I may just be hungover as I write this!  Halloween was such a blast, and I went out for a drink after my tour with my boyfriend and friend and may have

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5 Fandom Friday: Hey Teacher…

This topic is near and dear to my heart, since I worked in a school for a year and definitely had delusions of wanting to be a teacher (!!!) for a while, and though that didn’t really pan out, I

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5 Fandom Friday: Hey Teacher…

This topic is near and dear to my heart, since I worked in a school for a year and definitely had delusions of wanting to be a teacher (!!!) for a while, and though that didn’t really pan out, I

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15 Minutes of Fame and Frappuccino

It’s finally happened, guys. When I started this blog over six years ago, I wanted to be a serious blogger.  With hundreds of followers, daily comments, and a community of readers following my every word and it. has. finally. happened.

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15 Minutes of Fame and Frappuccino

It’s finally happened, guys. When I started this blog over six years ago, I wanted to be a serious blogger.  With hundreds of followers, daily comments, and a community of readers following my every word and it. has. finally. happened.

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“That’s All”

Trying to make people like you is really hard. Trying to be funny, or outgoing, or smart, or whatever, it can be so much work.  Trying, trying, always trying to be perfect, and then to be better than perfect, is

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“That’s All”

Trying to make people like you is really hard. Trying to be funny, or outgoing, or smart, or whatever, it can be so much work.  Trying, trying, always trying to be perfect, and then to be better than perfect, is

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5 Fandom Friday: I Was Born for Broadway, Baby

This is the 5 Fandom Friday I was born to play!  I mean, write.  It’s all about Broadway, Baby!  I’ve been fantasizing about playing these roles on the Great White Way since I was a teenager oh about a million

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5 Fandom Friday: I Was Born for Broadway, Baby

This is the 5 Fandom Friday I was born to play!  I mean, write.  It’s all about Broadway, Baby!  I’ve been fantasizing about playing these roles on the Great White Way since I was a teenager oh about a million

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5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Guilty Pleasures

Normally I would say “Nothing you enjoy should make you feel guilty!” but there are those things you cringe to admit like… 1.  I adore the Twilight series  and I’m glad to see it popping up on other people’s lists

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5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Guilty Pleasures

Normally I would say “Nothing you enjoy should make you feel guilty!” but there are those things you cringe to admit like… 1.  I adore the Twilight series  and I’m glad to see it popping up on other people’s lists

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5 Fandom Friday: Favourite Fictional Fathers

In honor of Father’s Day, much as for Mother’s Day, we are listing out favourite fiction fathers this weekend! 1.  Bob Belcher from Bob’s Burgers  is sort of the “straight man” to his wacky family, but that’s what they need. 

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5 Fandom Friday: Favourite Fictional Fathers

In honor of Father’s Day, much as for Mother’s Day, we are listing out favourite fiction fathers this weekend! 1.  Bob Belcher from Bob’s Burgers  is sort of the “straight man” to his wacky family, but that’s what they need. 

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