Bumble Boogie

I've mentioned before that I played piano in recitals growing up, and now that I have my own piano, it's been fun to see what I remember. My favorite recital piece was "Bumble Boogie," an adaptation by Jack Fina of "Flight of the Bumblebee." I still remember most of it, but I bought the sheet [...]

Music On My Mind #2

I love music. I’ve got headphones on a lot of the time, whether I’m writing, exercising, cleaning, traveling, or doing pretty much anything solo. It makes me happy and helps me focus. Here are some tunes I’ve been listening to lately. Check them out, and share a song you heard recently in the comments or [...]

2018 Favorites – Music

This year I was hospitalized three times (including once while W was on a business trip across the country) and began to experience terrifying panic attacks. I'm incredibly grateful for the friends who came through, the doctors who listened, my therapist for teaching me how to cope and move forward, and W for supporting me [...]

Music On My Mind, Christmas Edition

I love music. I've got headphones on a lot of the time, whether I'm writing, exercising, cleaning, traveling, or doing pretty much anything solo. It makes me happy and helps me focus. Every month, I share five tunes I've been listening to in a series called "Music On My Mind." Check out December's list, and [...]

Music On My Mind

I love music. I've got headphones on a lot of the time, whether I'm writing, exercising, cleaning, traveling, or doing pretty much anything solo. It makes me happy and helps me focus. Here are some tunes I've been listening to lately. Check them out, and share a song you heard recently in the comments or [...]

Herbert the Snail

Do you ever find yourself humming a tune or singing a few words to a song and you aren't sure where you remember them from? For years, these lyrics have been coming to my mind at random times. "Have patience, have patience Don't be in such a hurry When you get impatient, you only start to [...]

Five Favorite Sounds

My last story was a heavy one, so I thought I'd go with a light topic today! Sometimes I like thinking of things that do nothing other than make me happy. For example, these are my five favorite sounds. They always bring my mood up when I encounter them, and I associate them with some [...]