Category Archives: music

Random Thoughts: Movies with great soundtracks

I love movies. My husband is a music geek. There is a time when the two of these intersect in a movie. The other day I was thinking about the movies that have great soundtracks. Here is a list of my favorites in no particular order: Great movie soundtracks #1 – Blues Brothers Honestly, watch this movie simply for the… Read more »

One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

One of the best things about my generation is MTV. Remember when MTV played videos?  I think I started watching MTV in 1983…could have been 1982, but it’s a little fuzzy now.  I was probably 8 or 9 years old when I saw my first video.  Not sure what it was, but I distinctly remember when Van Halen’s Jump premiered… Read more »

Top 10 Christmas Songs

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While I am currently filled with the holiday spirit, I do not listen to Christmas music on a non-stop loop.  I only listen to it when doing holiday oriented activities like wrapping gifts or baking cookies.  Sometimes when my family sits down to play cards, we will have it on in the background.  OK, I admit to listing to a… Read more »

Random Thoughts on the 12 Days of Christmas

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Have you ever really paid attention to that song?  It has a ton of birds in it.  I did the math and if you count getting each get on each day, not just one new gift a day, that’s 184 birds. I guess that begs the question, does the true love give just one new gift each day or is… Read more »

What do you like?

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I love music. I’m pretty sure most people do too. What I cannot understand is why an adult would make fun of the music someone else likes. Sure as kids we made fun of those who liked “lame” bands, but that’s just because we were afraid someone would find out about the lame bands we liked. But, we are grown… Read more »

Twitter: Why it’s so awesome

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On Monday, December 17, 2007, I did something that would greatly affect my life.  Or is that effect my life?  Grammar mind fart aside, that’s the day I signed up for Twitter.  Back then, it was just another thing I did because I was intrigued and curious.  I saw it mentioned in an email from  It would take me… Read more »

Online Dating Chronicles: Low Maintenance Lisa

Because I think I’m low maintenance, I’m probably not. But, one unsolicited text a day makes me very happy. Replies don’t count…well, they do, but the unexpected random text of song lyrics always makes me smile…laugh even.  It’s like a flirty version of Name That Tune. OK, maybe not, but it’s fun regardless. Of course, woman cannot live on digital… Read more »