Category Archives: Soundtrack of My Life

Solsbury Hill and Synchronicity

Whenever I approach an apparent transition in my life, ‘Solsbury Hill’ by Peter Gabriel becomes an earworm that is impossible to remove. On my very last day in the US Navy, on US Naval Station Norfolk, after the personnel guy … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Playlist – A love letter to my Wife on My Birthday

(This is a rather long post, so feel free to skip down to the playlist, if you can’t wait.) It is my birthday today. I am now 43 years old. I usually go through a pensive stage of navel-gazing ahead … Continue reading

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Kate Rusby – 20

Lately, I have been listening to a lot of English folk music. (Not necessarily the soundtrack to Morris dancing, although that does have its charms.) One of the things I am beginning to appreciate about the form, particularly when the … Continue reading

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Soundtrack of my Life – “Don’t Stop Believin'”

I never really rated Journey, much. Everyone around me listened to them, but I didn’t see the attraction…much. I suppose when I was 13 or 14, they were ubiquitous on the radio. I think I had a 45 from them … Continue reading

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