(Em)brace the Fall [Monthly Mix]

(Em)brace the Fall [Monthly Mix]

Full disclosure: I’m writing this from my wring-every-last-moment-out-of-summer vacation, so I’m certainly not advocating for a post-Labor Day abandonment of what is so clearly (at least if you live in Chicago) the best season. Wear white. Eat watermelon. Listen to summer jams. But. BUT. I feel slightly blasphemous even suggesting this, but even as I’m sitting … Continue reading

Never Get Old [Monthly Mix]

Never Get Old [Monthly Mix]

I have been the big three-oh for almost a month, and like any major milestone, it’s got me thinking. About life. About getting older. About WHAT IT ALL MEANS. And I’m not April foolin’ when I say that a new decade has me more excited than ever about life (hahaha you didn’t think it was possible … Continue reading

Good Times Ahead [Monthly Mix]

Good Times Ahead [Monthly Mix]

I just checked weather.com, and it is currently projected to be 67 degrees on my birthday. Next to floating on a lazy river and piano bar-ing in Florida, this is the best possible birthday gift I could receive. Okay, that and Pitchfork tickets  to see Sufjan/Brian Wilson/Beach House/Broken Social Scene/so many more, which was my actual birthday present. … Continue reading