Auditory Memory Posts

March 21 / Book Reviews

Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m torn in my final analysis of this book, a memoir of writer Lucy Grealy’s childhood, growing up with a face that was disfigured after surgery to…

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March 16 / Writing
March 10 / Music
March 6 / Writing

This post crossed my path this morning — Bored Panda’s collection of photos of artists and their muses in the artists’ studios. The timing is perfect, as I just cleaned up my home office, but then I really need to…

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March 4 / Memoir

Golly, it’s serious around here this week. Maybe it’s the somber, snowy weather. I promise to return to fluffy pop songs soon. Meanwhile, this morning, an interesting article came across my Facebook feed, about a study that found that family…

Read the PostIs writing memoir healthy?

March 2 / Memoir
February 28 / 1980s

When does pop music begin to feel as though it illustrates our lives? I’d guess it happens most often when we fall in love, and we start looking for evidence or illustration. Even more so in moments of high drama,…

Read the PostA storm raging through my frozen heart

February 19 / 1980s

Annie Lennox has been on my mind ever since her air harmonica moment as part of her killer Grammys performance. So it was only natural that when “sisters” was the topic of the day in a Facebook “Song Lyric Game”…

Read the PostRewind: Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves

February 10 / Music