Annie's Micro-Museum

My NEW “Vintage-Euro-Theatre” Inspired Songwriting Space

We moved to our current house in the summer of 2019. I've always wanted a house with a great basement. To me, a great basement is simple. It has one key element: it's fully underground and would protect me in a tornado like the one I saw in "The Wizard of Oz" as a little… Continue reading My NEW “Vintage-Euro-Theatre” Inspired Songwriting Space

Annie's Micro-Museum, Annie's Music, Carry On

5 Stories behind “Carry On” Song Lyrics

The song CARRY ON is inspired by the things my grandmother used to say to me. It includes lyrics based on her approach to life when things get tough. "Carry On" was released as a single on Friday, March 20th, 2020. It was co-produced by myself and Jourdan Hines. It can also be streamed anywhere… Continue reading 5 Stories behind “Carry On” Song Lyrics

1980s kindergarten classroom picture
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Why I thought I was an orphan in kindergarten, and how it led to Annie Lynn Music

Were you ever told how you got your name? Names are weird right? It's literally the first thing that's given to us by our parents and we live with it the rest of our lives. Well, except if you legally ever change it, like when getting married of course. Then there's the question of whether or… Continue reading Why I thought I was an orphan in kindergarten, and how it led to Annie Lynn Music

Vintage Dollhouse made from kit
Annie's Micro-Museum

How it broke: The dollhouse my Grandma built, its similarities to my new house, and how I’m fixing it

It's not the first time it's broke, and I'm sure it won't be the last. The dollhouse my grandma built has had quite the journey over the years, to which it's landed at my new house I just moved into back in Wisconsin. I say "back" because I grew up in Wisconsin, Madison to be… Continue reading How it broke: The dollhouse my Grandma built, its similarities to my new house, and how I’m fixing it

Annie's Micro-Museum

My Dad had a monkey in college named JoJo

So, My Dad had a monkey in college. Writing this, I know most people would be like, "What? Are you kidding me?" Nope. He did. His name was JoJo. My Dad's told me stories about JoJo so many times. While I typically only blog about my own stories, I feel like hearing ones about JoJo over… Continue reading My Dad had a monkey in college named JoJo