Things to do in Chicago in 2018

I've started a running list of different shows and events that I'm interested in going to in 2018, and I'm sharing here for anyone who is looking for interesting things to do. I'll pin the post in the sidebar and keep it updated as new things hit my radar. I'm sure I won't go to … Continue reading Things to do in Chicago in 2018

A Halloween playlist

My Halloween decor theme this year is "Studio 666: Disco of Death." To go with my decorations (which include blood spattered records and a sparkly skeleton) I've put together a Spotify playlist that mixes spooky songs, dance music (both disco and modern), and even some spooky dance music. There is more than 6 hours of music … Continue reading A Halloween playlist

The band didn’t play my favorite song

We saw TV on the Radio on Monday. They didn't play my favorite song. They played my second favorite song. It was a great show. They just didn't play my favorite song. They didn't play the song my husband put on the first mix he made for me when we were dating, the song we … Continue reading The band didn’t play my favorite song

5 embarrassingly bad misheard song lyrics

Most people have misheard song lyrics at some point. I don't recall ever actually thinking that Jimmy Hendrix was saying "Excuse me while I kiss this guy," but I've certainly had my share of misheard song lyrics. Here are five embarrassing examples that I can think of right now, but I know there have been … Continue reading 5 embarrassingly bad misheard song lyrics

The saddest Christmas song ever

A lot of Christmas music is playful or religious, but there are also some really sad Christmas songs. Some are bittersweet. "I'll be home for Christmas" tends to make me cry, but other Christmas songs are downright depressing. Nat King Cole sang  "The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot." That song includes the not-so-festive lyric … Continue reading The saddest Christmas song ever