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The Soundtrack of Childhood

by Lesley on April 17, 2013 · 4 comments

in growing up,music

Tweet I’ll be the first to admit I’m not musically inclined. I can’t carry a tune or play an instrument, despite Mrs. Formica’s enthusiastic choir leadership and several years of piano lessons. Despite having no actual talent, I still have a love for music. I think this is mostly because my favorite childhood memories revolve […]



11 Simple Things

by Lesley on March 24, 2010 · 4 comments

in biking,books,music

Tweet try: to say “no” more often, even if the opportunity is a great one see: the baby birds in our trees taste: beer battered asparagus listen: to Carrie Underwood, LIVE, at Arco in May (!) visit: my own backyard for a little bit of springtime R&R start: riding my bike to work again stop: […]



Tweet It’s become a tradition to recap my year’s bests. As usual, this list is not necessarily books or music that debuted in 2009, bur rather things I enjoyed in 2009 for the first time. Each year I add or delete certain sections. This year I deleted the “Best Moments” category only because I’ve already […]



The Man Behind the Memories

by Lesley on November 15, 2009 · 1 comment

in family,music

Tweet Thanks to Michael Jackson, and my dad, I started break dancing at 3 1/2 years old. We have home videos in our living room, MJ and Bruce Springsteen records play in the background, as my dad lays Scott and I on the wood floor, takes our legs and spins us like a Twister dial. […]


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Oh, you look so beautiful tonight.

by Lesley on October 26, 2009 · 3 comments

in music

Tweet After six months of eager anticipation, here we are at the Rose Bowl watching U2 perform the largest concert in the stadium’s history. Close to 100,000 fans packed out the stadium for a two-and-a-half hour concert broadcast around the world on YouTube. I told you in April that I’d be blogging about the concert […]

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