Five Reasons Speeches Are A Lot Like Songs

Sometimes when I'm writing I envision what the speech would sound like if it were set to music. That's when I can really tell if it

My Life in Speeches

Thankfully, my life has been full of special occasions. Some of my fondest memories revolve around major milestones in my life— my Bat Mitzvah, my wedding, my children’s baby naming ceremonies, my 40th birthday. I remember the people, the music, the food, the overall vibe, and not surprisingly, I remember the speeches. Most of these milestones I have recorded. Every now and again I watch them back, reliving the celebrations and re-experiencing the emotions I felt during t