Saturday Song: The Soundtrack to My Life

Do you ever have a moment where a song plays that fits exactly with the soundtrack to your life?

Last weekend, we piled into the car and drove to Grass Valley and Nevada City, about an hour outside Sacramento. Both towns are charming, Gold Rush era relics, just high enough in the mountains for pine trees to punctuate the skyline, the air to feel a little crisper.

When I was a little girl, we’d visit Nevada City at Christmastime, the decorated storefronts and snowy walkways a world away from Sacramento. Maybe that’s why an afternoon spent walking through the shops and eating with my family feels so familiar, so comforting.

In one store, this song played and I had to know what it was because it fit the mood and moment so perfectly. Nostalgia, love, life.

Ready for our mini road trip

Ready for our mini road trip

Grass Valley, CA

Grass Valley, CA

Pretty sister.

Pretty sister and late winter sunlight.

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2 thoughts on “Saturday Song: The Soundtrack to My Life

  1. kingmidget says:

    You know that whole post you wrote about missing posts … only got this through Twitter. Most definitely did not show up on my WordPress reader. 😦

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