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When There is No Pebble Tossed
Monday, April 13, 2009      8 comments
lVdTQ3OPtGY I was thinking about this song recently as a number of seemingly disconnected events occurred. The particular lyric that I'm thinking of is this: Ripple in still water, When th... Read more
I Wonder Who Put Those Ideas in Your Head
Monday, April 06, 2009      13 comments
65EoK4OelZU I was thinking about this song recently because Spark isn't the only place online where I hear/read people talking about weight loss. And there is a lot of despair out there, and a lo... Read more
You've Got to Roll With the Punches to Get to What's Real
Monday, March 30, 2009      10 comments
o/x14we1_van-halen-jump-music I was thinking about this song because recently my routine was disrupted. And there was a time when that would have caused a complete meltdown, and that time was not... Read more
How It Really Feels
Friday, March 27, 2009      5 comments
UypciaUELNE Okay, kindly ignore the oh so saccharine cutesy frolicing of the Olsen twins, circa their eight year old cuter than dirt period, and just concentrate on the song. Thanks. Today's... Read more
She's a Big Girl
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      9 comments
Qeps6883k20 In this case, the island is not Jamaica (although there is a Jamaica on it, go figya). It's Long Island. Er, sorry, Lun Guyland. I have worked all my life to not have that accent. ... Read more
I Was Unrecognizable to Myself
Thursday, March 19, 2009      13 comments
9L9_8vwx2w8 It's been a year and two months since the adventure began. So it's time for a month in review, plus I recently saw Cezanne and wanted to talk about that, too. But first the numbers. ... Read more
Some People Choose the City
Saturday, March 14, 2009      7 comments
bkMXnk16kiE So I'm in Philadelphia, which is a city that I like quite a bit and probably would have settled in if it hadn't been for Boston. For me it's all about history and the Northeast, plus ... Read more
The Secret to Me Isn't Flown On a Flag
Monday, March 09, 2009      5 comments
GD4u4sIjHmY I've been thinking of this song for a while as my job has grown incredibly stressful lately. Now, when I took the job I realized it would have dull times and probably a lot of them, b... Read more
The Thing We Need is Never All That Hard to Find
Monday, March 02, 2009      4 comments
Xm_tSqFbW0A I'm finding I'm enjoying the Red Hot Chili Peppers more these days. It's because lyrics have always spoken to me (hence my blog titles!) and these days Anthony Kiedis has really been ... Read more
In a Country Where They Turn Back Time
Monday, February 23, 2009      5 comments
QM7LR46zrQU Well, it's not really the Year of the Cat (although I was born during the Chinese Year of the Tiger). Rather, it's the Year of the Spark. Yes, I've been on SP for a year. In fact... Read more
To Make That Day Last Long
Monday, February 16, 2009      5 comments
xtaU3USDYC0 Personally, I find Valentines' Day to be kinda silly although when I was younger such was not the case. Oh no. I bought right into the hype. Oh no! I need a man! I need love! I n... Read more
I Took a Wrong Turn and I Just Kept Going
Monday, February 09, 2009      9 comments
AFO-N01wup0 I was recently thinking about this song, and in particular the line I've chosen for the title of this entry, because I was contacted by someone I had not heard from in perhaps two dec... Read more
Give the Past a Slip
Monday, February 02, 2009      7 comments
rxH39QlRuhg I started this whole weight loss journey (heh, exercise) as a New Year's Resolution. And, so far, so good. Now, keep in mind, it was actually last year's resolution. I've been do... Read more
With a Purposeful Grimace and a Terrible Sound
Monday, January 26, 2009      11 comments
k6rDWqjnW7w Everybody has a monster. You do. I do. The Queen of England does. It's greed. It's hunger. It's pushing. It's nagging. It's want. It's laziness. It's smoking. It's drinking. It's... Read more
No Matter What We Get Out of This
Monday, January 19, 2009      8 comments
kG47FWl94yQ A year ago today, I started taking alli. I had been exercising for about three weeks. I had been watching portions for 10 days. But it was the 19th that I took the plunge with al... Read more

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