Friday Links & Loves | Vol 15 (on Saturday)

Friday Links & Loves//List Maker Picture TakerSo I realize that it’s Saturday, and I’m a day late with my Friday link roundup. Between work stuff and worrying about the pug, this week definitely got away from me. I also started a web design class via Skillcrush, so it’s been an added challenge of navigating where best to fit that on my somewhat crowded plate. Continue reading


David Bowie: The Collective Grief of A Very Public Loss

David Bowie: The Collective Grief of A Very Public Loss//List Maker Picture Taker
A tribute to the late great outside a cafe, Portage Grounds, in Chicago.

It’s been an emotional week for all of us. Between the news of Bowie dying, and then Alan Rickman, I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been wanting to stay inside and cry my way through a Labyrinth/Harry Potter viewing marathon (with Ziggy Stardust playing in the background on repeat). Continue reading

My Top Five Favorite Elvis’ Songs

Sun Studios in Memphis//List Maker Picture Taker

I can’t quite remember when it was that I first heard an Elvis Presley song, but in my mind my love of that general era of music is inextricably linked and intertwined with memories of my father. I remember he used to sit in our kitchen and listen to the ‘oldies’ station as┬áhe’d nod his head and croon along, loud and off-key. Continue reading