Nostalgia Lagoon

A few weeks back a friend made reference to the song “Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys.” I hadn’t heard that song in ages, so I used it to build a Pandora station. Little did I realize what the result would be – a time machine back to childhood. The very… Continue reading Nostalgia Lagoon

Writing Music

Last month First 50 Words had a writing prompt that strangely made my chest tighten: Writing Music. How on earth are people able to come up with original musical scores is beyond me. The whole thought of having to come up with a song horrified me. I remembered back to when I watched the movie The… Continue reading Writing Music

Music and the Mirror

Growing up, whenever we were in the car, there was always music playing. Ma and I would sing along - her in perfect pitch and me all over the place. Thinking about that period in my life always makes me smile, as I do every time Kenny Rogers or Mama and Papas come on the… Continue reading Music and the Mirror