In analyzing my teenage 'tell your story' soundtrack, I observed a thing or two about myself. Not so much the need for story edits, but definitely some insights, clues as to what I might want to think about for the future. But more on that later. As you scan this mix, you'll see that, as a teenager, daring to dream, for me, was largely about becoming a cheerleader and finding true love. Piano and grades had become inconsequential, and angst was now on the scene.
Definitely, definitely consider creating a musical mix for your children, grandchildren. As I pull together these songs, limiting myself to only five songs (constraints can be a good thing), I am not only sharing the highlights of my soundtrack story, I am finding that there is some re-writing of portions of the story -- a very good thing. But more on that later. Without further ado, here is Part II, memorable songs from my pre-teen years: