Monthly Wrap Up: November 2018

I'm actually happy November is behind us. It was an emotional roller coaster ride from start to finish. Fortunately both starting and ending on a good note - if I want to go with my roller coaster analogy, the cart arrived to the same spot from where it had taken off - so now I can fully concentrate on December and look forward to the coming Christmas. For the first time in many years I'm really excited about the holidays. But more about that in the Sneak Peek post in a few days. Let's see what happened on my blog in November:

Music Monday: #JOY by Kállay Saunders Band

Today I wanted to choose a song with a positive message. I've been in a good mood these days, because personal reasons, so I've been browsing my mp3 player to see what I have for this. I've picked #JOY because I love its message. And I also know how much a nice word, or a smile can mean and brighten your day. The music itself is not exactly happy, but whatever. I am.

Monthly Wrap Up: October 2018

Wait. What happens with time? Someone speed it up! It can't be November already! Where is my October??? Give me a moment while I panic, will you? *panics* Okay, I'm better now. I'm a bit behind on posts because I had become sick after returning from the UK, so a review and my post about said UK trip will be up later this week, thus they will count as November posts. So, let's see what I had in store for you in October:

Music Monday: G.O.A.T by Theory of a Deadman

I choose G.O.A.T by Theory of a Deadman because I wanted something to reflect my mood (well, okay, I always choose songs like that, duh.) It's an upbeat song, kind of a preptalk to myself that I can do this, I can get through this weekend and it'll be awesome.

Music Monday: Angel by Poets of the Fall

I probably could pick about a dozen songs, but they just released their latest album Ultraviolet about 2 weeks ago. I gave them a quick listen then, but I was distracted with many other things and I only just got around to pay attention. I was about to go to sleep but I was still chatting with a friend when this song came up. It struck a chord in me and then saw the title. Angel. 

Music Monday: It’s My Life by Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi is one of those bands I don't particularly like, but even so managed to have an impact on me. There are about 10 of their songs I listen to when I feel a sudden urge to put them on. It's My Life is one of those songs everyone knows and I just can't help myself dancing and singing along when I hear it. For some reason I thought it was older, but turns out it was released in 2000. In retrospect, it's already 18 years old. Damn. I still love it so who cares. Also, it has a pretty simple message which applies no matter how old you are.

Monthly Wrap Up: September 2018

September came and went, and we are one month closer to the end of the year. September started off on a really bad note for me, but thankfully things got considerably better in a few days and overall the month was a blast. Aside from personal stuff, I've read quite a few books, hosted a giveaway in celebration of my 6 monthsversary as a blogger and tried to avoid thinking about October. Yay! 

Music Monday: Somewhere I Belong by Linkin Park

I've been listening to LP on Friday, then they came up in a conversation over the weekend and I woke up this morning listening to some more LP. I guess it's just that kind of day. Somewhere I Belong always resonated with me, even when I had no idea what the lyrics meant. I always wanted to belong somewhere.

Music Monday: Fuckin’ Perfect by P!nk

P!nk is one of those few female singers I actually like. I always adored her for being different, and a rebel who weren't afraid to be herself be it about clothes or music or anything else. I don't like all of her songs, and I think she tends to be more pop than rock lately, but whatever. There are still songs of her I love the hell out of. Fucking Perfect is one of those songs. 

Music Monday: I Like It Heavy by Halestorm

I think Into the Wild Life is still my favorite Halestrom album. I'm kind of disappointed about Vicious. Anyway, I probably could pick a few other songs, but I chose I Like it Heavy, becuase I woke up with a line stuck in my head "We'll get matching tattoos" and had no idea which song it was from. I did some reasearch (I totally was thinking it was from another band, oops), and this song came up. So here we go. Besides, I really like this song.

Music Monday: Walk On Water by Thirty Seconds To Mars

I'm not such a huge fan of Thirty Seconds to Mars, but they happen to have some pretty good songs. For some reason, I'm quite obsessed with Walk on Water ever since I first heard it. It's quite catchy. And it catched my eyes when I scrolled through my mp3 player. As I said, catchy. Now I shut up before I make worse jokes. 

Monthly Wrap Up: August 2018

With August gone, summer is practically over. September kicked the doors in with a lot of rain over here anyway. August was all kinds of awesome as blogging goes. My stats hit a new high with over 1.100 views. I've got to knew a lot of new people and overall I keep going strong. Hopefully it stays that way. August also brought a brand new design, a new logo and feature images. I also launched a facebook group besides my page where I hope I can interact with you guys more!

Music Monday: Watch Me Drown by Seether

Without going into details, let's just say I had a shit weekend. I'm still trying to get my pieces together. I usually go for Breaking Benjamin when I'm in this state of mind, but this morning Watch Me Drown came up and it fit my mood perfectly, so I'll roll with this. Besides, Seether is a close second to Breaking Benjamin, so either way, I'm in good "hands".

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