On today’s beautiful, sunny, 40+ degree weather I did enjoy the company of my song filled ipod. However, I found an even better use for it. While cleaning the beauty shop, I had it plugged in and it made the time zoom by. Before I had finished, an hour had passed and it seemed like no time at all! The power of music… it is able to transport you to a “long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” or to “Space: the final frontier.” It can also take you to Neverland, Narnia, Krypton, Hogwarts, or Missitucky.
My ipod library is not limited only to film scores or Broadway shows. I do enjoy some popular music pas and present. For every selection from my vast collection of John Williams masterworks (from the 6 Star Wars movies (even the prequels), the four Indiana Jones movies (have ’em all), Superman, Hook, E.T., etc) and James Bond scores there is some Jason Mraz (I think I’ve read about him somewhere?) with some Elvis, Beatles, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, and Motown classics thrown in for good measure.
Of course when the (in my humble opinion) best recording of “This is the Moment” popped up… it was NOT the Hoff’s butchering, I had to sing along as I walked the sidewalk. Yep… one of those. I get carried away but still focus on little things like cars at intersections. I did feel like the pied piper on a recent walk as three dogs began following me until I turned around and they went safely back to their home. And, yes I did stop as a I came upon a school bus which was on its way back from the morning kindergarten return trip 😉