Today’s Writing 101 Prompt: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you?
I used to work in retail and was often frustrated by the punk kids who were too focused on the music in their head to remove their ear buds when talking to store staff and cashiers. Of course I am guilty of the same crime. It is more work to pause the music (or podcast) on my phone and find something to do with my ear buds than it was in the good old days when I could just push the pause button on my walkman or discman and shift my headphones to the back of my neck. Now I’m the (almost) old guy too focused on my music at the cash. [Read more…]