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A Goodbye Playlist From Ariel

Life is a thousand winding paths in a dark forest of possibilities. We never know where we’re truly headed. We may have a route in mind, only to find out that the road ends. But for every dead end we ram into, two more paths open up.


I’m at a similar crossroads in my life right now. I’m moving on from Gawker Media and Eargasm and starting anew. Where my life takes me, I don’t know, but I’m sure as hell I’ll make the best of it. I always do.

For the past year, I’ve been running this music blog with the most wonderful people. A big thanks to Zack, Ernie, Stu, and Ali for taking this journey through wonderful music with me. All of you have introduced me to bands that I will forever cherish.


For my final post on here, I’m going to share with you a playlist that I have been working on for the past two years. It’s gone through many iterations that have reflected my life journey, but now it’s finally complete. This is my magum opus of a playlist. A collection of folksy songs that are close to my heart and hit every feel. I hope all of you enjoy this playlist as much as I do.

To new beginnings...


Goodbye, my lovely friends and the Kinja community. Thank you for reading and for listening. Follow me @TheArielViera and stay tuned for any future blogs I make and communities that I manage! Let’s stay in touch. I love you all.

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