Category: Music

New Orleans: What to eat and where to go

New Orleans: What to eat and where to go
My college boyfriend is now my forty-year-old husband and I surprised him with a getaway to celebrate. The sunny and walkable city of New Orleans was the perfect place to do it. The weather is relatively warm, the flights (from Chicago) were less than $200, music is everywhere and the southern food is tasty. I’m sharing my hours... Read more »

Bob Dylan and Phish: A good weekend in Chicago for music

Bob Dylan and Phish: A good weekend in Chicago for music
It was definitely a good weekend in Chicago for music.  I felt lucky to be treated to both Bob Dylan and Phish back to back on a warm, summery weekend. Friday we started in suburban Highland Park at the beautiful Ravinia to listen to legendary Bob Dylan.  The picnic and friendly atmosphere was close to... Read more »

The Best Yoga Playlist

The Best Yoga Playlist
Music is very important to me, especially during yoga.  I know some practice in the silence, but I receive energy, rhythm and inspiration from my tunes.  No bigger compliment can come after class then when I’m told, “Great playlist.” Like a dance, I roughly choreograph my classes and the tempo of the practice with the... Read more »
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Spotify: My favorite playlists

Spotify: My favorite playlists
I’m often a little behind on trends, but have always loved to listen to music.  The Music Mom convinced me last night over lasagna and wine that Spotify is the best way to listen to music these days. It is only $9.99 a month (and first month is free) which is less than the price... Read more »