Children not only learn to read more quickly when they first learn to write by hand, but they also remain better able to generate ideas and retain information. In other words, it’s not just what we write that matters — but how.
There has basically been a monsoon happening today (more than 50mm of rain and extreme wind gusts), but it looks like it’s clearing! That means I get to go relive my youth tonight and see Eve 6, Soul Asylum and Everclear!! I haven’t seen Eve 6 in about a decade, so this is ridiculously exciting!
In other exciting news, I managed to score second row tickets for Ryan Adams this morning!
Clearly my musical tastes are slightly all over the place.
And I have a job interview on Monday morning!
The Voyager’s clever (but never too-clever) sound builds an open structure within which Lewis can explore her current fascination: the weight of full adulthood, and its paradoxical precariousness.
Just finished listening to this for the first time and I love it! Can’t wait for my pre-ordered copy to get here!
YOU CAN TELL A LOT ABOUT SOMEONE BY THE TYPE OF MUSIC THEY LISTEN TO. HIT SHUFFLE ON YOUR IPOD, PHONE, ITUNES, MEDIA PLAYER ETC AND WRITE DOWN THE FIRST 20 SONGS. THEN PASS THIS ON TO 10 PEOPLE. ONE RULE: NO SKIPPING
1. All of Me - John Legend
2. Babel - Mumford and Sons
3. 9 Crimes - Damien Rice
4. Try - Pink
5. Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
6. Halo - Beyonce
7. Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette
8. Sugar We’re Going Down - Fall Out Boy
9. This Is Why We Fight - Decemberists
1. Fitzpleasure - Alt J
2. Gatekeeper - Feist
3. Flashbulb Eyes - Arcade Fire
4. I Was A Fool - Tegan & Sara
5. Better Man - Pearl Jam
6. Nineteen - Tegan & Sara
7. Give A Little Love - Rilo Kiley
8. Little Bones - Tragically Hip
9. Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
10. Against the Grain - City and Colour
11. Release - Pearl Jam
12. Let Me Go - Haim
13. Mind Flood - Sam Roberts
14. Cry - The Trews
15. Rivers and Roads - The Head and the Heart
16. Top Of The World - Dixie Chicks
17. Sleep To Dream - Fiona Apple
18. Call Your Girlfriend - Robyn
19. Nobody Girl - Ryan Adams
20. Let ‘Er Rip - Dixie Chicks
Considering the size of my iTunes library, I’m a little surprised at the repeat bands that showed up (and the 21st song was another repeat of a band from the list - Rilo Kiley). Almost half Canadian Content though - Go Canada!