Category Archives: The Dream

Fall Cleaning

(I wrote this first part in September.)

From time to time I delete songs from my iTunes, whether they are doubles, unknown or never played. Almost reaching a 15,000-song made me realize having 55+ GB of space used up can’t be too healthy for my Mac’s hard drive. In today’s rampage, I found a few songs that brought a nostalgic feeling.

Fall is my favorite season, yet, I often feel nostalgic or even melancholy when the leaves begin to change colors and the wind pursues the branches. It’s tough to think about last fall; it’s even more tough to think about the fall when I started 6th grade. Each fall reminds me of Michael Jackson, Memphis, love and beginning. It’s strange, but I enjoy the heartache fall brings. Continue reading


One At A Time

Dedicated to brilliant minds.

I’m a sucker for finding new music through The “suggestions” sidebar on the right side is a useful little feature not only for discovering similar music artists, but for tracking down comedic videos you forgot the name of. I wish there were a simple feature such as this when it came to making friends or networking. 😛

Facebook also features advertisements on the right sidebar based on one’s likes, interests and pages. It just so happens that John Legend and The Roots have a new album entitled “Wake Up!” Continue reading

Like 4-3-2

I’ve been thinking about this song a lot. The melody. The message. The feeling. The acoustics. It flows perfectly, one of those songs that doesn’t need explaining. Please take a listen whenever you’re feeling glum and I promise you will feel an instant lift. 🙂

“If you’re tossin’ and you’re turnin’ and you just can’t fall asleep, I’ll sing a song beside you.”

“And if you ever forget how much you really mean to me, everyday I will remind you.”

I hope all my friends know this. I do not tell them how much I love them all as often as I should. So here it is! 😀

Little Voices

Dedicated to this little girl.

Somebody posted this on Facebook a few days ago. This has to be the cutest video I have seen in a very long time:

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Dedicated to Chris.

A lot of people may think Chris Brown no longer deserves our respect. I think differently. He made a mistake; He’s apologized to just about everyone who deserves an apology. He’s working toward improving himself. What more could he do to undo his wrong?

There are several songs on his new album that seem to address Rihanna personally. (That’s right, Chris released an album in early December. Apparently it didn’t perform as well as he’d hoped…) I’ve always had a soft spot for him since my senior year of high school, and so, one slip has not ruined my appreciation of his music. Continue reading

“Yeah strange, Charlie, but it’s fun!”

Dedicated to Brandy Baltzell.

This is possibly one of my all-time favorite movies. It’s based on a book, has great music, Gene Wilder is in it and it’s about CANDY! What child wouldn’t love this movie?! Roald Dahl knew exactly what he was doing when we wrote the book.

The following is one of my favorite scenes and one my friend Brandy and I often quote. After Augustus Gloop falls into the chocolate river and gets sucked up through the pipe, the rest of the group continues with the tour. The river boat takes them into a strange, dark ambiguous tunnel… Continue reading

Only Love.

Dedicated to Lucy. Your old eyes compare to mine.

Part of me thinks I’d have participated in protests and rallies in the 60s. Music for the cause always had an effect on me. I NEED to join some type of peace organization before my days are up. It’s my goal.

There is a number of young people today who share my same ideals, but less and less are acting on their beliefs. During the Vietnam War, young people across the globe were acting out. Today, not so much. Continue reading