Most people, I believe, use visual images in recollecting memories. Others are multi-sensory and combine visual memories with let’s say, taste. These people are the foodies who remember what they were eating/preparing every time they recall a certain time in their life. Me? My memories are almost always accompanied by music. When I think back to my wedding, the births of my children, vacations, and other important events, I remember the music that was playing in the background (literally, or figuratively in my head). B and I met and bonded over music and continue to integrate it into our (and our children’s) lives on a daily basis. Some of my favorite moments are Sunday mornings, having a dance party in the kitchen with B, C, and G while we make breakfast.
Here are some of the bands that have been consistent figures in my life: