Fandango Provocative Question · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · music · Word of the Day Challenge

#YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

Fandango's Provocative Question this week is about the choices we make and the actions we take. “What is more important to you, doing the right thing or doing things right?”   Ideally doing the right thing and doing things right are the same thing. For example following the Golden Rule of doing unto others as… Continue reading #YPQ 10 — Doing the Do

mature audiences only · music

Double Feature Double Entendre — mature audiences only

cartoon link A double entendre is a word, phrase, etc. that has two meanings, one of them usually of a sexual nature. There are two songs I want to talk about today that I think are double entendre songs. First I will link the video, then the lyrics, then my thoughts about it. If you… Continue reading Double Feature Double Entendre — mature audiences only

music · Song Lyric Sunday

SLS Second Selection…

I've only done this one other time, which is offering a second choice for the prompt for Song Lyric Sunday.  First I want to see if the pingback works.  Second to thank Jim again for so graciously guest hosting SLS for Helen.  Jim, you wrote an excellent blog post a day or so ago about… Continue reading SLS Second Selection…

music · Song Lyric Sunday

SLS –Pearl Jam’s Smile

image link   Today's Song Lyric Sunday is hosted by Jim Adams. The prompt for today laugh/laughter/laughing. Today's offering is another song from my favorite band, Pearl Jam. The name of the song is Smile, which is almost a laugh. Hoping it is close enough. Smile is from, “No Code”, released in 1996, which followed… Continue reading SLS –Pearl Jam’s Smile

music · Song Lyric Sunday

#SLS Coconut

Helen, hoping you feel better soon. Jim is graciously hosting Helen Vahdati's Song Lyric Sunday, with the prompt of doctor/health/medicine.  Immediately I thought of this song by Harry Nilsson, from 1971.  Usually I don't like songs that endlessly repeat, but for this song, it is sung almost as a mantra for health.  That said, Harry,… Continue reading #SLS Coconut

music · nature · netflix

Let there be light

It was a blessed day as the sun has been shining since this morning and still is.  After having a fun lunch with one of my friends, we hit a game store a couple of doors down.  After getting the download from the clerk that I then texted my sons about, I got this game,… Continue reading Let there be light

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · music · Word of the Day Challenge

Your Love’s Return (1970)

  Today's offering for Word Challenge of the Day's hopeful and Fandango's FOWC of deliver will be to deliver a song by a favorite songwriter and singer, Mr. Gordon Lightfoot. The song is, “Your Love's Return”, which is off of his 1970, “If you Could Read My Mind” CD, which was originally titled, “Sit Down… Continue reading Your Love’s Return (1970)

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Short Dance & Video NYE Playlist

This short list was chosen for both the danceability to the music and the creativity shown in the videos.  I'm hoping everyone enjoys their New Year's Eve and that we all move on to a blessed 2019. Rob Zombie's Living Dead Girl     Dire Straits' Money for Nothing   RUN-DMC Walk This… Continue reading Short Dance & Video NYE Playlist

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Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

image link Helen Vahdati's Song Lyric Sunday most excellent prompt for today is "new". from wikipedia: "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" is a song by English musician George Harrison, written as a New Year's Eve singalong and released in December 1974 on his album Dark Horse. It was the album's lead single in Britain and some… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

dverse · music · poetry · sonnet

Sonnet to A Songwriter

SONNET TO A SONGWRITER I decided to write a sonnet to the so-often unsung heros of music, the composers, or songwriters. I tried put words to the process of creating a song, or what I would imagine the process would be like. This is a Shakespearean sonnet in iambic pentameter with a rhyme scheme of… Continue reading Sonnet to A Songwriter