We all have one. A soundtrack made up of favorite bands and songs that capture different seasons of our life.
Your Life’s Soundtrack
I was eleven or twelve when my grandfather gave me my first radio. It was a simple am/fm transistor radio. My grandparents had upgraded theirs and thought it a great gift for me. I was thrilled to have it.
Sitting in my bedroom, I would search the dial for the latest and greatest of music. With no headphones, I would frequently hear my mom yell, “turn that thing down,” as she was working in the kitchen. I remember multiple conversations where mom and dad questioned my grandfather’s wisdom.
Over the years, the equipment has changed. Boomboxes, cassette tapes, Walkmans, CDs, iPods, and now Spotify. I can’t tell you how many times I joined and then re-joined those clubs where you got a dozen tapes for one penny. Change your first name from Dan to Daniel to Danny, and add a middle initial, even if was not mine. [the statute of limitations is up, correct?]
However you found your music, I am sure you can relate to the idea of a soundtrack for your life. [Read more…]