this week has been hard.  I'm sick - getting better but today I am exhausted, there are some family things -  nothing major but when someone in my little family hurts, I hurt. 

and then there are The Children - I am touched by how hard they're fighting, how earnest and trusting in the system...it's inspiring, but depressing, you know?  why should kids have to fight for their own government to hear they need government to protect them from guns and the lunatics who want to kill them.  what in hell do we pay taxes for?  what the hell do these douchebags pull paychecks for?  ONE THING - to protect us and especially our children. and boy how they fail.

so here's a little al.  I think this is his sweetest song - it touches me very deeply. for a minute it makes me a believer - that maybe I can touch the face of god too.  such is the power of music.  

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Comment by Anna Herrington on February 23, 2018 at 9:11am

Awww - my grandgirls would love this. Such a voice....

Hope you feel better soon!

Comment by Rosigami on February 23, 2018 at 3:19pm

Thanks for this, monkeylady. Beautiful!

Comment by Foolish Monkey on February 23, 2018 at 4:38pm

Thank you, ladies.  I'm feeling so much better so tomorrow I'm going to costco!  woot/yikes!!

I heard the Jarreau song on the radio - i hadn't heard it in a while and it was so magical and filled with love,it brought tears to my eyes...it always gets to me, the melody, the lyrics and then I found this the little video.  very beautiful and sweet.  I think we need sweet.  the world is losing its collective mind....it can be overwhelming. 

Comment by J.P. Hart on February 23, 2018 at 11:25pm

So glad you made IT!

Comment by Foolish Monkey on February 24, 2018 at 6:20pm

yeah yeah, I;m aware commenting on my iphone isn't ideal.  but you know - you'll all have to get used to "it" if you want a regular contributor because - honestly - I don't have the time to reread or edit.  I read, I comment, I move on.  so this my apology in advance for all comments that seem a little jiggy. 

Comment by koshersalaami on February 24, 2018 at 6:25pm

Don’t worry about it

Comment by Foolish Monkey on February 24, 2018 at 8:38pm

thank you Kosh. :) <--thats a big beautiful smile.

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