Music Appreciation

by Michelle Lasley

Michelle Lasley is a mother, wife in Pacific Northwest learning to balance green dreams with budget realities.

January 20, 2011

Cheap Trick
Cover of Cheap Trick

The Bear. Cheap Trick. “I want you to want me.” I have it turned up. Loud. Right? ‘Cause it’s Cheap Trick and a great sing-along-80s-car song even if I have a cold!

Levi says, “I don’t like it!”

I listen anyway.

The song is over, a new 80s song rolls in.

Levi says, “I don’t like it!”

So, I turn the station to 98.7 (one of a few new Country stations in PDX). He says, “I like this!”

My son loves country. My son hates 80s music. My son loves “Disco Duck.” My son hates 80s music.

What a sad day.

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