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Your Life in Pop Songs

My sweet daughter gave me the best early birthday gift today. She knows me. I have a brand new journal with lots of empty lines waiting to be filled, accompanied by a book titled, 642 Things to Write About. One of the first things to catch my eye was this question, “If each decade of your life was represented by a pop song, what would they be?” This is going to take some thought. But here’s my best shot.

From birth to 10 years, Louis Armstrong would sing it best:


During the next ten years, my goal was to find romance.

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The next decade was filled with the love of my life and we adopted this as one of our songs.

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While my kids were growing up, anything Disney would have sufficed. But, this one says it all.

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In my 40’s the best pop song to describe my life,

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I am now one third of the way through decade number five. There is so much excitement ahead that I chose this to describe what I’m expecting.

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So what songs would describe your life?

Kim @ CoziNest


  • Anonymous

    02/12/2014 at 2:21 pm

    Is there one titled It went by too fast.? And it certainly would not be I Did It My Way!!!! This will take some thought.

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