One of the great things about Facebook and Twitter is that I’ve been able to meet a lot of interesting people. Further, it’s been incredible to get back in touch with people I haven’t seen or talked to in ages. One interesting aspect of the reconnection, though, is that it reveals that many people are […]
Whether we acknowledge it or not, most people have a “phone voice” — particularly at work. But, as the holiday approaches, and many people are headed home for the holidays, I wondered if people have a “home voice.” I became aware that when I visit my parents, my speech tends to tighten up. I speak more […]
This post may grow throughout the day, as songs pop into my head. Maybe not what you would think of Christmas music, but, quite honestly, I’ve just about had my fill of holiday tunes that has been blaring since mid-November. The playlist will most surely bounce around from genre to genre. Bahamadia — One-4-Teen England Dan & […]
While I sort out my thoughts for a new blog piece, I thought I’d share a winter, cuddle up-with-your-loved-one song.
This one is, seemingly, pretty straightforward. I tried to think back to see if there was a shift. The more I thought about it, it was clear that I have never been much of a phone person. As much as I love a good conversation, I don’t particularly like talking on the phone. The consequence […]
I’m diggin’ this track by the New Zealand-based group Electric Wire Hustle. Pretty cool that they used what sounds like a sample of Tribe Called Quests’ Lyrics to Go, which, in turn, sampled Minnie Ripperton’s Inside My Love.
I feel the same way about holiday music, as I do about (some) gospel music. Irrespective of whether you believe in the underlying reason for songs and their lyrics, a lot of it is simply good music. Now, take holiday or gospel music, and blend it with one of my favorite genres–jazz–and it’s all good. […]