Tag Archives: Songs

Same Song, Second Verse —

When I was very young, my friends and I sang a nonsense song to the tune of Cielito Lindo. It began this way: Ai Yi Yi Yi In China they don’t eat chili Here comes another verse That’s worse than … Continue reading

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Life is Just a Bowl of —–

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 … Continue reading

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Ring the Bells –

Perfection, if it COULD be achieved, might not be such a blessing. Take it from songwriter/poet Leonard Cohen: Ring the bells that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering, There is a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets … Continue reading

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