Posts By: Mary Ardery

Music by the Month

On iTunes, my Top 25 Most Played playlist serves as a melodic trip down memory lane. Each song reminds me of a specific place and feeling, and most importantly, a variety of well-loved people.  What better way to preserve these musically-charged memories than to write about them? It can feel daunting to write every day, so let’s make it more manageable.  Music helps to reflect, and I have compiled a list of songs to play before writing each month. I hope that you, too, are inspired to listen, reflect, and write.

 

August

“The Swimming Song,” by Loudon Wainwright III

When summer winds down, it often arbitrarily ends other things as well—jobs, romances, tans (except for those of us who only burn)… What will you miss most about summer? Read more…