Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week.
There is always music running in the back of my head. Honestly, sometimes it drives me crazy. For instance, the other day someone mentioned “It’s a Small World After All,” and it was with me ALL DAY!
Songs are often triggered by a random phrase, a picture, or something I’m reading. My high school students, including my own children, used to roll their eyes right out of their little heads at my tendency to come up with a song that matched what one of them had just said. I suppose it could be annoying, but I didn’t do it with malice. It’s just in there. I can remember with great clarity the advertising jingles I heard on TV way back in 1955.
For me to come up with just one song lyric is difficult. It’s kind of like sorting through my recipe file for that ONE cookie recipe that everyone loved back in 1974. I get stuck on all the other good ones along the way.
However, it is still the Christmas season, and there is one song that won’t leave me alone. Here it is: