It’s Very Exciting, This Lack of Logic

March 14, 2008 at 2:22 pm Leave a comment

Well, I sang a new song coming home to my two focal verses this week.  It being a rainey day, not having not much to do and a hankering to sit down and see if I could peck it out, I did. 

The second time through, with nothing much to do, not having a shower, put in my contacts, fixed my hair beyond the “to school” once over, and having put on negligable makeup, I was compelled by some force outside of human logic to video tape this endeavor for you. 

Then, having realized how boring it was, I gave myself a shot at trying to edit-merge the “two takes” I taped on my digital still camera (which happens to record about five minutes of video on a good day).  The battery went dead after that, so I stopped. 

I would have, or perhaps, should have, stopped after the first time through the piano was so out of tune, but the first time, I realized I had aimed the camera off center cut off my entire head, which seemed worse than no eye makeup to me at the time.  Don’t ask me why.  It is “lack of logic” day.

Again, not having bathed today, or put on make-up, I decided to write my first public song, make a makeshift video to try to make it less boring, and share it with you.  Did I mention that my voice is not what you would call “a trained professional voice”.  Um.  No.  I would be a siesta worshipper, just like you.  They sometime give me a mic to keep me humble.  It works out nicely.

Now that you are teeming with excitement and anticipation, it will be forthcoming. 

Try not to chew through your pencil eraser waiting…those things cost money.

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Entry filed under: Creativity.

19,945 is a cool number A Little Explanation Is In Order When A Mom Decides to Make a Sort of Poorly Edited…er…”Music Video” Starring…well, herself (somebody just commit me now)

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