Auditory Memory Posts

August 7 / 2000s
May 15 / Music

The recent issue of Rolling Stone includes a “playlist” feature with 15 artists discussing the music that made them them. Midlife Mixtape posted her version and invited blogger friends to do the same — who can resist that challenge? Herewith, a few travels through…

Read the PostThe Music That Made Me: Laywoman’s Edition

May 11 / Music
May 7 / Music

Many days, at some point, I hit “shuffle songs” on my iPhone, and periodically, the sequence interests me. Occasionally, I immortalize the shuffle list with a post here.  On a recent commute to my office, I hit “shuffle” and got…

Read the PostCommute shuffle, and suggested alternatives

April 29 / Music
April 14 / 1990s
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…

Read the PostReading/Reviewing: Autobiography of a Face

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…

Read the PostArtists and their studios