• Music

    Summer Songs Round 2

    The last time I did this was back in 2013 and I only put a few songs on there—there were four but it looks like one was taken down from YouTube so it isn’t on there anymore. I’ve been listening to Spotify in the afternoons at work—podcasts in the morning, music in the afternoon is my mood these days—and I’ve got some songs that are making me really get the feel for summer. The humidity is ramped here and while it is spring on the calendar we might as well call it summer here. 1: Tom Petty Learning to Fly 2: The Head and the Heart Shake 3: Don Henley…

  • Music,  Washington State

    The Shins

    The Shins’ Port of Morrow album cover painted on the side of a record shop north of the Seattle Center. I think it was Silver Platters. I have to thank my brother for introducing me to The Shins several years ago, back when I found out about Rilo Kiley. The shop reminded me a little of Empire Records, but I never went in to see what it was truly like. I miss the days of going into a music store, putting on the puffy head phones and absorbing the music as it came into my ears….remember those days? Like in Radiohead’s Creep? Port of Morrow Simple Song Simple Song