I haven’t posted on this blog in a long time, but I’ve decided to share an essay I wrote a few years ago in honor of what would have been my Grandma Kay’s 90th birthday.

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The Power of Language

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In some situations, especially in my classes at school, I find myself to be quiet and shy. I typically don’t go out of my way to ask questions or spark debates. Instead, I believe I make up for it in other ways besides verbal language.

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Here Comes the Sun!

In honor of the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, I thought it would be fitting to share a video I recorded of myself singing “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles. It’s probably my favorite song George Harrison wrote while in the group. This is the first video I have shared publicly on my blog, so this is a test run to see how it works out. I know the sound quality isn’t the best, but I hope you enjoy! I had fun making it, and that’s all that matters, right? Happy Summer! 🙂

P.S. Sorry about my messy room!

Give Me More of That Bubblegum Music!

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Throughout my entire childhood, I was exposed to a diverse collection of music. My dad would play a variety of different artists and genres while I was around, and he continues to do so today. One of my favorite genres of music when I was young was what is dubbed “bubblegum music.” This sweet-sounding genre can be described as pop music that began in the 60’s that has an upbeat sound. Targeted towards young teens, this music changed popular music forever. I have compiled a list of a few of my favorite tunes and musicians from the bubblegum genre that I used to love to listen to when I was younger.

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