Living on a busy intersection in Los Angeles has its pros and cons. The hustle and bustle guarantees I've always got something to look at from the apartment windows and the energy of urban living is always there. But working and writing from the home office often means a cacophony of cars, shouting and industrial sounds that can drive me crazy. Thank goodness for noise canceling headphones (my cans of choice are the Audio-technica QuietPoint, aka the poor man's Bose).

Here are some headphone related posts that might inspire you to drown out some of life's auditory sorrows in and outside the home: