Music is my life. When I was young, I would dance around my bedroom, belting out the latest hot song and pretending I was on stage. I mean every pre-teen did that right? Let’s just say, my music career didn’t take off. I can’t sing. I can’t dance. And I couldn’t figure out how to play an instrument, except for the flute until 8th grade. I wasn’t good at that either. I did rock at the recorder though.
What are your thoughts on covers? No, not the warm, cozy kind one might curl up under on a cold winter's night... I think we probably all share a similar viewpoint on those! The covers I'm talking about are of the music variety, defined by Wikipedia as follows:
Every time. Every single time. Perhaps because they're beautiful, meaningful, perfect. Or because they speak to my heart. Maybe because they draw out a deliciously aching, perfectly wistful, sweetly nostalgic feeling of longing. Or because they explode with joy and triumph and make me want to dance. Because of this, and this, and this, it's impossible for me to listen just once... I am greedy, I want more, and so I must go back for seconds.
For the rest of this week, I have decided to tackle list prompts. Partly because work is busy and, well, I'm lazy. I am also being a bad rowmie/columnmate on the YeahWrite grid and need to catch on reading y'alls blogs too....more
The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year. Are you celebrating with beach, barbecue, or fireworks? I spent some time researching for holiday factoids that might resonate with blog readers and writers:
If you think your blog goes through a lot of edits, you should realize that Thomas Jefferson's first draft of the Declaration of Independence was rewritten 86 times....more
I wipe the counters clean with "Down By the Bay" belting out of my mouth. I pay the bills and find myself whistling the song some more. I brush my teeth and discover I'm humming (humming!) the song.Enough! ...more
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