Archive for July 2012

New Music: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Lumineers, Usher and Frank Ocean

Not all of this music is necessarily super new, but I haven’t mentioned it yet (selfish, I know), so here are a few things to try.  Enjoy!   Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – This group’s newest album, “Here”, follows up their debut album that featured the popular hit “Home,” which I thought had... Read more »

The Biggest Mommy Lie: "You CAN have it all!"

I’m a working mom, always have been.  I was once an eager young professional, just out of college and anxious to prove how valuable I could be to my company.  I worked Saturdays!  I went to happy hours with my coworkers!  I was an up-and-comer!  A couple years later, Baby #1 arrived on the scene... Read more »

My Favorite Songs for the First Half of 2012

As we pass the midpoint of 2012, it feels like a natural time to stop and reflect quietly on the music we have had the opportunity to enjoy thus far.  Thanks to Spotify, I have happily been compiling a “Best of 2012” playlist as I listen to this and that.  It would be selfish of... Read more »