Archive for August, 2009

Emotional and beautiful.  Enjoy:


By Kitty Bean Yancey, USA TODAY READ FULL ARTICLE HERE “The study of about 12,500 recent travelers in a dozen countries commissioned by the hotel chain in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of Westin’s Heavenly Bed, backs up headlines that say Americans don’t get enough sleep.  Some highlights: • 51% of respondents would prefer a […]


For a list compiled by a reputable indie music blog, this is pretty bad. Behold Pitchfork Staff’s Top 20: 20. The Walkmen “The Rat” Pretty good band – but to be in the top 20 for 2000’s?  Give me a break. 19. R. Kelly “Ignition (Remix)” Really?  R. Kelly?  Really? 18. Hercules and Love Affair […]


Wow – holy crap.  Happy Monday. And guess what goes great with pork sausage?  BULVE!  Yea!  Wooohoooo!  It all comes full circle now. I’m gushing with joy. 😀


I have a confession to make – I didn’t really love Fleet Foxes when I first heard them.  I don’t know why.  Maybe it was because I first heard them amidst the beginning of a very painful end… I’m also not entirely sure why I started to listen to them again.  All I know that […]


This picture was submitted to National Geographic YOUR SHOT contest with the following caption: My husband and I were exploring Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park-Canada when we stopped for a timed picture of the two of us. We had our camera set up on some rocks and were getting ready to take the picture […]


I don’t know if they’re back together romantically, but I’m really happy that they’re once again creating music together.  Here’s a little preview of their new album, recorded at the NPR studios in DC. (Also, I think it’s fair to start calling them by their band name -THE SWELL SEASON.) Enjoy!