Why not? Bring back some good books, movies, music or writing… give us a little inspiration or nostalgia to get our spirits lifted even further for another wonderful weekend ahead!
I was listening to Hometown Glory by Adele (whom I love!) the song itself is not an old song, however the memories I get while listening to makes me happy. Reliving where you grew up, some of your favorite places, how united you were in your own town. I’m sure everyone remembers their high school events, whether it was drama, book club, or some sport you were all united as one, your team was better than all the other schools around. Mine was the South Side… South Side proud… to this day I still find myself saying the little “south side pride” chant in my head, nothing takes that away, good or bad you will always remember what made you who you are. I find that attending High School wasn’t necessarily the best years of my life but they certainly taught me the most, to trust in myself and I would surely succeed, and with the help of my favorite English teacher Ms. Malmberg I learned what it was like to really love books, really love the English language, the words the way they make you feel, the absolute brilliance of those who take the time to write an amazing novel.
Macbeth, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The catcher and the rye were the words that changed my life forever, she allowed me to understand how to read a Shakespeare play and what the true meanings of the other two were. I will never forget her, and listening to certain songs just brings me back to those days where I felt free and able to soak every word in she shared with my class.
So what are you favorite memories? An old song, movie or book that inspires you, or reminds you of how far you have come? A piece of writing when you were in high school?