20 Songs I Couldn't Get Enough Of In 2015

Music is my life. When I was young, I would dance around my bedroom, belting out the latest hot song and pretending I was on stage. I mean every pre-teen did that right? Let’s just say, my music career didn’t take off. I can’t sing. I can’t dance. And I couldn’t figure out how to play an instrument, except for the flute until 8th grade. I wasn’t good at that either. I did rock at the recorder though. ...more
I like just about every song that you have listed here and now I want to listen to them all at ...more

What Are Your Favorite Christmas Songs?

As far as I’m concerned, there are two types of people out there:Those who love Christmas music, and idiots....more

Music Covers I Love

What are your thoughts on covers? No, not the warm, cozy kind one might curl up under on a cold winter's night... I think we probably all share a similar viewpoint on those! The covers I'm talking about are of the music variety, defined by Wikipedia as follows: ...more

On Repeat: Songs I Listen to Again and Again

Every time. Every single time. Perhaps because they're beautiful, meaningful, perfect. Or because they speak to my heart. Maybe because they draw out a deliciously aching, perfectly wistful, sweetly nostalgic feeling of longing. Or because they explode with joy and triumph and make me want to dance. Because of this, and this, and this, it's impossible for me to listen just once... I am greedy, I want more, and so I must go back for seconds. ...more
You should do it! Songlists are always fun. :)more

Fifty Things from My iPod

For the rest of this week, I have decided to tackle list prompts. Partly because work is busy and, well, I'm lazy.  I am also being a bad rowmie/columnmate on the YeahWrite grid and need to catch on reading y'alls blogs too....more

Extra Helpings: Figgy Pudding Explained

Ana asks: What in the heck is Figgy Pudding?...more
My mom often makes plum pudding during the holidays. No plum pudding this year, alas.more

Vote for Your Favorite Fourth of July-Themed Song!

The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year. Are you celebrating with beach, barbecue, or fireworks? I spent some time researching for holiday factoids that might resonate with blog readers and writers: If you think your blog goes through a lot of edits, you should realize that Thomas Jefferson's first draft of the Declaration of Independence was rewritten 86 times....more
Your a grand old flag! Love it!!more

Today is my Birthday

And it's time for some great birthday music! Birthdayby the Beatles ...more
Happy Birthday! I hope you have a fabulous day!more

Songs That Stick in Your Head?

I wipe the counters clean with "Down By the Bay" belting out of my mouth.  I pay the bills and find myself whistling the song some more.  I brush my teeth and discover I'm humming (humming!) the song.Enough! ...more
@edavis Hahaha! Rafi has away of doing that ;)more