Category Archive: Music

Currently Playing: Chopin’s “Fantasie” Impromptu

piano-octopus

I’ve currently picked up a piano piece that I had started playing last year, Chopin’s “Fantasie” Impromptu.  I don’t have any parts of the song ready to post yet; I’m just getting my fingers back in shape with some Hanon exercises and doing slow practice on the metronome for now.  So here’s a video of one of …

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Tiki Love

vintage-hawaiian-postcard

As a fan of tiki culture, one of my favorite places to blog for on this site is the Tiki Room.  I even designed the theme for it, though it’s a bit outdated now and I just don’t have time to update it. However back in the day I created many WordPress Themes, including the …

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My 2017 Anthem – Of Montreal’s “It’s Different For Girls”

Of Montreal

After careful consideration, I have chosen Of Montreal’s “It’s Different for Girls” as my 2017 anthem. The song is from their 2016 album, Innocence Reaches. If you like sounds like this, then check out my music section of the site, where I post the newest in dream pop, chillwave, indie rock, and much more, as well as …

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That Week When You’re Still Basking in the Glow of the Holidays and Prepping for New Year Resolutions

Happy Holidays

Yes, it’s that time again, and even though I failed miserably at keeping last year’s resolutions, especially some of the goals pertaining to this site and writing regularly, I’m excited to renew again and have some new goals for the start of the new year. Hey, I did take a boat ride in 2016, and …

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Enjoying Solitude and How I Avoid Boredom

Andrei Tarkovsky

Few things bother me as much as the thought that I’m wasting time or losing interest, which is probably why I thought to write this post during my fall break from work, because I have all of this time and want to make the most of it.  I’ve been spending time with my daughter and …

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At Home Sick with Netflix

RIP - Alan Vega passed away in his sleep over the weekend

My cold has worsened so I am taking a sick day.  My plans are as follows: Binge watch “Stranger Things” on Netflix because I started the show last night and am totally down with it Not shower Roll around in blankets on the couch Maybe eat some fruit Listen to old Weezer albums to relive …

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30 Things I’d Like To Do In 2016

The Oregon Beaches - good times from 2015.

Share many cultural and interesting places with my daughter Take a boat ride Take a photo and/or video every day Make a documentary set to music, even if it’s only 5 minutes long Travel to some place new Improve my home Be more physically active Make some geometric art Improve this site Feel free when …

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