How could I decide between dark lush Bing cherries and blushing rosy Queen Anne (or Rainier, take your pick) cherries? I couldn’t. So I got ’em both. I was making great inroads on them when I decided they needed a worthy bowl (beautiful Taizé special glaze) in order to have their portrait taken before I nibbled them all up.
All the while I was nibbling, the song kept echoing in my mind:
(This version is from the movie, Pennies from Heaven, with Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, and Jessica Harper mouthing away.)
The words were more downbeat than my memory had them, but the cheerful bouncy tune just wouldn’t quit. What’s that all about? Later that afternoon I had occasion to go to our local bank. The Hub transacted a little business while I looked over at the waiting area to be greeted by this:
It just doesn’t have the same lilt, does it? “Life is Just a Chicken of Cherries —” Nope. Synchronicity? Some deeper meaning? Afraid not! Guess I’ll take the song’s advice, “Just live and laugh at it all!”