I'm having a really hard time drawing inspiration from the writing prompts this week - not because of the prompts themselves, but my mind is cluttered and I"m currently watching YouTube videos of how to replace a toilet tank's fill valve...
How is July already here? I can't believe half the year is gone. True, it's been a challenging year. And it seems like both a decade and no time at all have passed.
As is customary around here on the first, it is time for another Battle of the Bands!
What is a Battle of the Bands, you ask? It s a twice-monthly blog hop hosted by Stephen T. McCarthy. On the 1st and 15th of each month, participating bloggers choose two covers of the same song and pit them against one another in a “battle”, and their readers choose the winner by listening to both versions and voting for their favorite in the comments.
Just a little bit late! Time got away from me yesterday (the time I would have normally been typing this post) because I exhausted myself working in the yard and pretty much passed out after dinner and a shower.
No worries, though. It's freebie week at Monday's Music Moves Me, and I'm keeping it short and sweet.
It's been a tiring few days.
I'm getting used to a much-needed and appreciated extra hour per shift at my job.
I also spent the past three days coming home exhausted to taking care of all three dogs while both sons were out of state visiting family. That might not sound exhausting, but some of you may remember an incident I blogged about last summer...
In my June 15 Battle, I chose songs about beer - "Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers" by ZZ Top and "Beer in Mexico" by Kenny Chesney. I thought beer was a good match for the warm weather we (hopefully) all now have, and I figured these two great contenders would have a closely matched battle.
...on 06.19.2020, because me and my wishy-washy ways.
I couldn't decide which of the prompts to write about this time around. It was between Something someone said recently that made you think and Write about a show you recently binge watched. And truth is, I've been thinking a lot about what's being said by other people lately. I've also binge watched a lot of tv lately, and at the time I'm typing out this sentence, I'm still trying to decide which show, of all the shows that I've binge watched lately, that I want to write about. If I choose to write about that.
I'm doing a sort-of double dip this week: Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous June and write! and that kind of ties in with Write a list of 5 things you do for FUN. Except I'm only listing ONE thing I do for fun, as, like I said, it ties in with my Throwback Thursday.
It's time for another Music Monday, but first...how do you like my new design? I love the nautical colors, and have been waiting specifically for summer (although it's not officially summer for another twelve days) to use them. I also loved my old header font, but that's something I frequently change as well. I love it! I wish I had more ways to utilize all of the colors I chose, but prefer the simplicity of just using pops of color via the links.