5 Movie Soundtracks That Shaped My Childhood

Nostalgia... It's hard to know when it will hit or what could trigger it. Whatever the case, it gets us thinking about a simpler time. A time that we're able to look back on fondly and somehow filter out the bad leaving only the positive memories. It's a lens through which we see the past … Continue reading 5 Movie Soundtracks That Shaped My Childhood



Because today is Baby Day (who makes these days up?), our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Baby. If you decide to write a post based on this week’s prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here’s what I did with it… Anyone else notice … Continue reading Baby

Top 10 Songs from Disney Animated Films

I love a good Disney movie. Disney+ has only served to increase that love. And in the months since the streaming platform's debut, I've often wondered if my neighbors are disturbed by the amount of singing coming from my apartment. Because, of course, I'm singing along with every animated Disney flick I watch. Well... the … Continue reading Top 10 Songs from Disney Animated Films

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 107

Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show 22 years ago. Once More, With Feeling I'll admit, I'm usually one of the first to complain about the overall … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 107

In the Middle of the Night…

Here’s a fun little game that you can play at home. Seriously, I hope you guys play along, this could be a lot of fun. But you have to follow five simple rules… Put your music player on random. Post the first line (or so, some are hard) from the first 20 songs that play, … Continue reading In the Middle of the Night…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

It bothers me. But not for the reasons you're probably thinking. Recently, "Baby, It's Cold Outside" has been in the news because people are suddenly offended by a 74 year old song. People want it banned from radios. Y'all, I've been saying for years that the classic holiday song is highly inappropriate. FOR YEARS! And … Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside


Growing up in church, I sang. All the time. In fact, most of the kids that grew up at Villa Heights Baptist Church sang. It's just what we did. It was part of our Wednesday night routine. From ages 2 to 102. That's an exaggeration. Not everyone sang in the adult choir. But I have … Continue reading Cornerstone

Song Roulette

All right. I'm caving. I'll do it. I've seen Paul do this one. And then Jess. And then Meghan. I've resisted because, despite my diverse taste in music, I'm fairly certain whatever songs happen to come up in this thing will be mocked relentlessly. But in thinking a little more deeply about it, I don't … Continue reading Song Roulette

Question of the Week #83

If you were helping to raise money for a charity and someone agreed to make a large contribution if you would perform at the upcoming fund-raising show, would you? If so, what would you like to perform? Assume the show would have an audience of about 1,000. When I was a kid, maybe 2nd or … Continue reading Question of the Week #83

AFI #59 – Nashville

Nashville 1975 Directed by Robert Altman Netflix says... Countless characters including Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Ned Beatty, and Karen Black, get caught up in a political rally that takes over Nashville in director Robert Altman's sprawling satirical masterpiece about politics and country music. The many find performances in this mosaic include Lily Tomlin's bored housewife … Continue reading AFI #59 – Nashville