A Window Seat, Annie's Music

NEW song “A Window Seat” inspired by a Badger Bus trip and little red suitcase

With the release of my latest song "A Window Seat" out November 19th I thought I'd share what inspired it. ListenThe first line of lyric in the song is: "A little red suitcase goes underneath riding a Badger bus to Milwaukee." On the cover art for the song, I'm sitting on a red suitcase. Cover… Continue reading NEW song “A Window Seat” inspired by a Badger Bus trip and little red suitcase

Annie's Music, Carry On, Other

Song “Carry On” plays on Madison, Wisconsin Radio WWMV-LP 95.5FM -Live, Loud and Local

Growing up in Madison, Wisconsin as a little girl I used to listen to the radio all the time. There wasn't the endless options streaming has brought us nowadays. We'd just turned the radio on and listen to whatever was playing that day. Things were definitely simpler. My Dad introduced me to the oldies he… Continue reading Song “Carry On” plays on Madison, Wisconsin Radio WWMV-LP 95.5FM -Live, Loud and Local

Annie's Music, Carry On

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Lay back, float

I've always hated swimming. I'm not really sure why though because I actually spent a lot of time in pools when I was growing up. Whether it was my grandparents' neighbor's pool next door or a hotel swimming pool on a family vacation, I'd typically just follow my sisters and go swimming. For me it… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Lay back, float

Annie's Micro-Museum

A walk and talk with Grandpa George

"I try to never over eat," he said. Grandpa and I were on a walk after a huge meal we just ate that Grandma had prepared. I was feeling full. Forget taking a nap, he told me a good walk was exactly what we needed. My family was staying at their house in Brookfield, Wisconsin… Continue reading A walk and talk with Grandpa George

Annie's Micro-Museum

A silver spoon links me to well-known bookbinders and reminds me that: nice things take time.

Just my Grandma and I were standing around her dinning room table when she said, "Nice things take time." I'll never forget it. It was like a piece of advice and an observation all in one, and it stuck in my memory for good. My Grandma had planned for us to frost and decorate mini… Continue reading A silver spoon links me to well-known bookbinders and reminds me that: nice things take time.