We had a pasta-pizza dinner then another walk and hung out somewhere far from the crowd. That quiet was replaced by so much noise because they danced and we sang the hour away.
May we have more memorable moments in 2016. From my blog to you, Happy New Year!
… [The] jack o’ lanterns give way to candles, spiderwebs to tinsel, scarecrows to pine trees, severed heads and jars of curiosities to crystal balls and stars, and flying witches on brooms to jolly fat men dressed in red riding a reindeer-led sleigh. Also, the “Thriller” is silenced as “Snow” plays in a tropical country.
That was the only string I caught. The chorus had already ended. The words were silent. Only the music remained. So I searched for the lyrics. I was basically bowled over when I discovered who the artist was….
I’ve never heard it in its entirety. Even this morning, when it was playing on the radio, I skipped it and surfed for other stations but when I couldn’t find a good song, I went back to it. My choices were sappy, angry, or “Mary”. I chose “Mary”.
I think I just discovered my song for the month. It’s called “Triangulo”, written by Thyro Alfaro and Yumi Lacsamana. The duo and Jeric Medina performed the song, which was also the Grand Prize Winner for Philpop 2015. With just its opening bars, I already knew I would fall in love with it. And I was right!
The streets were empty. People were elsewhere. The falling rain was loud. It was a great opportunity to sing out in the open. And sing out proud.
Put together a musical playlist of songs that describe your life, including what you hope your future entails. As Long As I Can Dream – Expose Believe – DB Boulevard Bruises – Train and Ashley Monroe Clouds – Newton Faulkner Dare To Dream – John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Dare You To Move – Switchfoot Emmet’s Morning…
The book, song, and movie speak about disregarding where the character is in his or her life and starting there, making a turn or going wherever to begin anew.
It was then I realized that the one I gave Pam was heavy on the secular side and she’ll be having a church wedding. At least, that’s how I remember it.
Let me take your picture, baby
I’ll save it for a rainy day
Our choice of songs ranged from fitting to weird. All in the name of fun.