Charlie Rich > Life’s Little Ups and Downs
A song I’ve heard on the radio a few times and whose lyrics I find moving and relatable. But when I did a lyric search, I was informed by Google that the song in question is performed by a group called One Direction. So now, instead of posting said song, I’m questioning everything. What is life.
Before this afternoon, I didn’t know a single thing about the Boxer Rebellion beyond that it was a thing, but today one of my favorite tweeters tweeted a link which excerpted the last letters written by her great great aunt, who had been a missionary and was killed in the uprising. I found the letters to be incredibly moving and humbling, and I was intrigued when someone tweeted a response that mentioned these books, which have made the National Book Award short list. And so onto the Christmas list they shall go. I wish I had them in my hands now - they look fascinating.
I’m not actually going to put the DVDs on because I’m too tired to watch them, but this has been a shit week that calls for my boo, Bridget Jones (“I will not be defeated by a bad man and an American stick insect”), and my heroine, Elle Woods (“I’ll show you how valuable Elle Woods can be!”). Their soundtracks will have to do.
we can try..right? we can try to get through this
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