Small Sounds of the Past

"In Praise of Listening" by Christian McEwen celebrates the profound impact of sound on our memories and experiences. Through evocative stories like Alice Cozzolino's pasta-making rituals with her mother and Eleanor Adams' childhood memories of island life, McEwen reminds us of the power of sound to transport us back in time. In a world filled with noise, these memories serve as reminders to listen attentively to our surroundings and cherish the small, often overlooked moments. The article encourages readers to reflect on their own early memories of sound, offering a writing exercise to evoke and explore these cherished moments. Through listening, we can rediscover the beauty and richness of our past and present experiences. [Read more ...]

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