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The 2016 Soundtrack

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Previous annual soundtracks: 2015 // 2014 // 2013 // 2012 // 2011 This is the chronological soundtrack of my 2016! The rules: no repeat artists (duets and feat.s don’t count) and the final product has to fit on a CD. … Continue reading

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The 2015 Soundtrack

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It’s that time again! Here are the songs that encapsulated my year. My self-imposed rules: no repeat artists (duets/feat.s don’t count), and the final edit has to fit on a CD. You can listen to this playlist, or the full … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend

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I had a great birthday weekend! My birthday won’t be over the weekend again for a while, so I wanted to make the most of it. On Friday night, my friend Sara and I hung out by the river and … Continue reading

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The 2014 Soundtrack

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Throughout the year, I spend way too much time and energy curating a musical yearbook of sorts. It’s a labor of love. When I started doing this in 2002, iPods were new and Spotify not even a twinkle, so I … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Music

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I refuse to engage in any Christmas activities until Thanksgiving is over. But now that December is here, I’m firing up the holiday music! I love to hear about people’s Christmas-music traditions and favorites, so I thought I’d share mine. … Continue reading

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Out of the Woods

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For the last several weeks, I’ve been unabashedly obsessed with Taylor Swift’s 1989. Sometimes I stop and take a mental picture* the first time I hear a song, because I have a feeling the song is going to mean something … Continue reading

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Birthday Week of Awesome

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I have been away from this blog, kicking off 35 with a BANG. Last Thursday, Hillary and I went to the Peabody rooftop to see Ingram Hill, a local band that’s had some national success. I’ve been a fan since … Continue reading

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DIY Lyrics Tee

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I’ve loved Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” since the first time I heard it. Even when it was on the radio three times an hour, I never got sick of it. Not to mention that the video is artistically, visually … Continue reading

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Alive, Musically

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A little-known fact about me: I can play the guitar. But only in the Phoebe Buffay sense. In college, surrounded by guitar players, I became interested and took lessons from my RUF campus minister off and on for about six … Continue reading

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Highly Anticipated

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On a light note and inspired by the bounty of coming-attractions lists out there, here’s a handy schedule of the books, movies, and music I’m most looking forward to in 2014! Hopefully some of them are on your calendar too, … Continue reading

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