Category: Music

The same ghosts still haunt me this Thanksgiving

The same ghosts still haunt me this Thanksgiving
When you’re young, you always think you’ll know better when you’re older. I remember being 12 and thinking, When I’m 13, I’ll be a teenager. I’ll finally be able to say that. I can read TEEN magazine, and I’ll be cool, and I won’t be so young any more. But, of course, that quickly became... Read more »

The soundtrack of my life — Christmas edition

The soundtrack of my life — Christmas edition
“Everywhere I live there is a picture of you by my bedside.” We didn’t move around too much growing up, but when I was a Freshmen in college, my parents moved from our house in Hinsdale to a newly built home in Burr Ridge, and the old house was knocked down (pool and all!), as... Read more »

The soundtrack of my life: Part 1

The soundtrack of my life: Part 1
Music is my second language. Some of my earliest memories? They’re of my mom, at an aerobics class called “Jump” in the basement of some brown and beige church, exercising to A-Ha’s Take On Me and Tears for Fears in pink Reebok high-tops. I listen to music, but also, it listens to me — without talking... Read more »
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