Summer 2014 Playlist

July 4th has always been a special holiday to our family.  When I was little I would get up early to play tennis and watch Wimbledon, and then rush to spend the rest of the day at the pool.  Our neighborhood pool would make the 4th a pretty big deal, with contests and festivities all

Winter Playlist and Small Sadnesses

The true truth about things is that January has been a slight amount of a bummer for me.  I have had a small sadness which has most likely been made worse by a good old fashioned case of seasonal affective disorder.  When I say small I mean it because I know that my sadness has

For the Love of Friday- Transition to Fall

According to the calendar people (who are they really?), this Sunday marks the first official day of fall.  This makes me exceptionally happy and I realize our love for fall may be a little excessive but we refuse to stop talking about it.  Our apologies.   I love the cute pumpkins, delicious treats, crunchy leaves,

For the Love of Friday – Songs from Movie Soundtracks

Maybe it’s because of how much we love movies, but a pretty heavy percentage of our favorite songs seem to be from movie soundtracks.  Whenever I hear a song from one of my favorite films, it always takes me back to how I was feeling when I was watching it – happy, sad, wistful, or

For the Love of Friday- Embracing Quiet

Of all of the months of the year, I have to say that February definitely seems to be one of the quietest.  It seems pretty comfortable with the knowledge that its offerings of Valentine’s Day and Groundhog’s Day are pretty minor compared to what some of the fancier months have to offer and that most

A Day in the Life

“A Day in the Life” by the Beatles is one of my all time favorite songs.  It is one of those songs that has such interesting lyrics that it makes you want to call up the songwriters (John and Paul in this case) and ask them what it’s really about.   Whenever I hear it,