buford_lurch (buford_lurch) wrote,
buford_lurch
buford_lurch

  • Mood:
  • Music:

2008... signin' and divinin'

Wow. It has been almost exactly 12 hours since it happened, yet as I prepare to write about it I find myself a bit shaky, and overly emotional. I had lit all the candles, two vanilla and one pound cake scented, and it was just before 12:30 a.m. here, in the opening hour of 2008. I could hear a party nearby that honestly sounded like it was well in excess of thirty people. Suddenly, about 12:22'ish, I heard it.... "Hey-ay-ay-ay, Hey-ay-ay-ay, I said Hey ! What's going on". I suddenly was standing their rapt, spellbound... this is a song which has so long been one that touches something raw in my soul, that reminds me of life's promise. "What's Up?" by 4 Non Blondes was being sung by a bunch of strangers (sounded like about 6 - 8 voices, all women) and it just blew me away. My eyes are tearing up as I think about it. What a beautiful, glorious and totally unexpected way to christen the new year. Whoever you were.... thank you !

This year's firsts (so far) :
• First movie watched : "300"
• First song heard : "What's Up ?" by 4 Non Blondes
• First poem read : "Quality Time" by Sharon Peeples
• First IM : Heather in Canada
• First phone call : Shel ! (Thanks !)
• First meal : Cold pizza w/ hot Mary Twining Spiced Tea
• First e-mail : Granny Rosie from Starlite
• First datefile card : Chester A. Arthur's 1829 birthday

That's about all the thoughts I have right now. It is slightly chilly, I am satisfied and hopeful. Cocoa is curled up on the love seat awaiting a little attention, which is on the way.

I love you my friends and wish you the best in 2008 ! The best health, the best fortune, the best friends, the best luck... and the best love. 2008... so far, so excellent !
Tags: new year
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment