Tuesday, July 15, 2008
shine mostly, deah...
Well, it is the dog days of July and to me...the coldest days of the year. But...into each life some rain must fall, though lately, it feels like monsoon season around here. I've got a court date this morning, which means I have to shave my legs and AAAARRRRGGGHHH!!!- put on a dress. Walk in- head held high, no tears- no siree, I'll be a statue of strength...until I get in my big old green beauty of a truck and drive away. Once home- I will unleash my torrential emotional downpour on the weeds. Yep. With all this rain, how fast the weeds grow. And tonight, Blueberry wine from Maine, no less...all the way from a friend who says "You shine mostly, deah." He has not experienced my July days defeats, and just when I thought that I had this whole thing figured out-life versus death and life going on and on and on...I crumble like a cookie left in the oven toooo long. So, if you're feeling low and things just don't work out like you thought they would...do not- I repeat DO NOT listen to Etta James- that woman just belts out the blues like a knockout punch. Bam-down you'll go...may I suggest instead, listen to "If I Ever Leave This World Alive" by Flogging Molly. Best line- "I"m OK, I'm alright-though you have gone from my life, you said that it would, now everything should- be alright." Ok, got that? Now- repeat it, loud, scream it if you must...make the driver in the other lane shift uncomfortably in his seat, his gaze fixed on the traffic light...wondering if it will ever turn green.
"If I ever leave this world alive, I'll thank ya for the things you did in my life...If I ever leave this world alive, I'll come back and sit beside your feet tonight, where ever I am you'll always be, more than just a memory...if I ever...leave this world alive."
Cheers. Take care today-