On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Glen Campbell passed away in Nashville after a six-year battle with Alzheimer's.
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'My Essential Music’ is a new feature on the FRVPLD blog, continuing our prior exploration of staff favorites, 'My Essential Books.' We'll talk up our favorite music in the hope that you may give these artists a chance, or at least appreciate our passion for the music that has made us who we are.
Believe it or not, 2017 is more than halfway over. In case you’ve been living in an underground bunker or whatever, here's what you've missed so far this year:
“Bad and Boujee” - Migos
In October, I will turn 25 years old. To deal with this existential crisis (kidding, y’all), I’ve been reading lots of books with messy female protagonists that are still finding themselves well into adulthood.
‘My Essential Books’ is a new feature on the FRVPLD blog, where we talk up our favorite books in the hope that you may give them a chance, or at least appreciate our passion for the titles that have made us who we are.
I have been a fan of Alison Krauss for as long as I can remember. Which is almost lame when you consider the fact that I’m 24 years old and most people my age are listening to like…Fetty Wap and Big Mac (I made that name up). She’s the reason I love music as much as I do, and you’re nuts if you don’t agree that she has the best voice in bluegrass.
I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. Like, sometimes I eat Cheetos for breakfast and I’m honestly not trying to change that. I do like to reflect on the previous year, however, and what I accomplished (or didn’t). And in 2016, I read a lot of books.
The nominations have been revealed for the 2017 Grammy Awards. And in other news, I am the only person alive who thinks Sturgill Simpson deserves to beat out both Adele and Beyoncé for Album of the Year.
The staff of Information Services are celebrating the books that have made an impact, big or small, on their lives this holiday season. Stop by the Information Desk this month to fill out a leaf with the titles you love.
In her debut collection, Meijer writes fearlessly about love and loss. Heartbreaker is a unique and powerful look at the broken and the still-fighting and easily my favorite short story collection of 2016.