Melodies to Make It Through

I have a few special songs tucked away in the back of my brain, set aside for times like these, when life gets increasingly hectic and I am just far enough away from winter break to feel like I am running a marathon with a mad dash to the finish line. I want to share a few of these pick-me-ups to my readers as a virtual survival kit for anyone yearning for the holiday season (or better yet, simply a break from the busy).

Thinking back on thanksgiving break makes me smile, and I love this photo I took of my mom and sweet cousin Ollie:

Tonight’s life mantra: keep calm and listen to music. It’s good for the soul.