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Count Your Blessings Now …

By on Feb 7, 2008 in Life

Do you ever find a song that you need to listen to over and over and over again? It’s catchy and speaks to you … in an abstract way. It expresses a universal, undying truth or emotion – but you can’t relate it specifically to an event in your life. Than, suddenly, something happens and that song is it. The song is happening to you right now. When someone said count your blessings now‘fore they’re long goneI guess I just didn’t know howI was all wrongThey knew betterStill you said foreverAnd everWho knew Who...

Who hearts Pink? I heart Pink!

By on Feb 6, 2008 in Music

I believe Pink has been listening to a lot of Freddie Mercury lately. There are certain moments in her new album, I’m Not Dead, that caused me to furrow my brow and rewind in case I’d heard wrong. First, it was the chorus to the title track, I’m Not Dead: “I’m not dead just floating.” The punctuated, tentative high pitch of the delivery screamed Freddie Mercury to me but then I thought maybe I was just crazy. On comes “‘Cuz I Can” with high pitched faux-Classical style backing vocals that include “Ice Cream Ice Cream We All Want Ice Cream” and “Ruff Ruff Ruff” (which was preceded by the line “I’m trying to school you dog.” Now I know I’m not crazy … and I know I freakin’ ♥heart♥ Pink. My love of Pink is not new it’s true but I really thought I had gotten over it....