Current state of the union (I got mad at myself today… again)

(I was given this award but I still feel crappy sometimes) Do you remember a book series called The Clique? I was extremely glued to them in the 5th grade. I poured over them constantly, and identified with characters for the first time. I wonder if that's a precursor to my love of Gossip Girl. Anyway, … Continue reading Current state of the union (I got mad at myself today… again)

Spotify Knows Me Better (or bestest) Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 69-60)

(Dad, showing Baby Me a CD. Nothing much has changed.) I'm still a little irritated that I listened to songs in 2016 I had discovered in previous years. I think it's some hidden meaning about expectations or something (there isn't much glitter in your daily life? not every man I'll meet will have the dream … Continue reading Spotify Knows Me Better (or bestest) Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 69-60)

Spotify Knows Me Better Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 79-70)

(Does this count as a music related picture? 7th grade band recitals were the bane of my existence.) 79. "Desdemona"- T.Rex: I hadn't heard this song before one night in January at a David Bowie tribute night at The Stone Fox (R.I.P.- this place should be on an "overlooked deaths of 2016 list.) I had … Continue reading Spotify Knows Me Better Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 79-70)

Spotify Knows Me Better Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 89-80)

Here is the second part in my year-end series on music! This series is about my "favorites of 2016" playlist from Spotify, which is the easiest way for me to look back on my year. 2016 was a difficult year for many, and I was no exception to its "curse." I finished my last semester … Continue reading Spotify Knows Me Better Than I Know Myself (Favorites of 2016, 89-80)