Friday Five :: Let the sun wrap its arms around me

Soul Meets Body :: Death Cab For Cutie Friday Five 5 Things this song reminds me of: 1) A late September years past, and all the desires and hopes pinned on a week in January, just on the cusp of reality setting in and breaking my heart. 2) The kids and I driving up to the mountains on an afternoon past. The way the air cleared as soon as we hit a certain altitude, and how beautiful everything was from that vantage point – and all the music that filled the car. 3) How much I lyrically love pretty much … Continue reading Friday Five :: Let the sun wrap its arms around me

From this moment :: song of the day

Stories Behind the Wheel (by me) There is nothing quite as freeing as a drive to nowhere special. Jumping behind the wheel without a map. without a plan; just driving, going to go on and on. The feel of wheels beneath me, of motion, of change. The radio on full blast, the music flowing face to back, pouring over me in my travels, and me, singing along loud and without care. My car is not a shiny new thing. It is not a status symbol or an object of desire. It is not something beautiful to behold. My car is … Continue reading From this moment :: song of the day

You know there’s nothing more than this :: video of the day

More Than This :: Roxy Music featuring scenes from the film, Lost in Translation One of my favorite films paired up with one of my favorite songs, the visuals and the music mixing just perfectly. The unexpected connecting of two people that defies logic and timing and reality, but is still more than anything else, more than words, more than this. I am sharing two videos today because one really needs to be with the other. Bob Harris (played by Bill Murray) sings More Than This, to Charlotte (played by Scarlett Johansson). There is a moment when they look at … Continue reading You know there’s nothing more than this :: video of the day