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There’s a Boat That’s Leaving Soon for New York

Are You Sleeping?One of my favorite songs ever is “There’s a Boat That’s Leaving Soon for New York” from Porgy and Bess as sung by Phoebe Snow. This promenade on Staten Island made me think of the song. To be honest, lots of things make me think of this song. It’s on my iPod and I play it frequently. Her voice was amazing and she was a heroic woman.

There’s a boat that’s leaving soon for New York
Come with me
That’s where we belong, baby
You and me can live that high life in New York
Come with me
There we can’t go wrong, baby
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No Way To Control It – It’s Totally Holographic…Whenever You’re Around

Unless you’ve been under a rock you know that this round at COLLABOR88 is HOLOGRAPHIC for the moodboard theme. The releases are fun and festive and I have to admit, there’s just so much fun to be had it’s not easy to pick WHAT to love. Continue reading

For All The Times You Rained On My Parade

You think you broke my heart, oh girl for goodness sake
You think I’m crying, oh my oh, well I ain’t

And I didn’t wanna write a song ’cause I didn’t want anyone thinking I still care
I don’t but, you still hit my phone up
And baby I be movin’ on and I think you should be somethin’
I don’t wanna hold back, maybe you should know that
My mama don’t like you and she likes everyone
And I never like to admit that I was wrong
And I’ve been so caught up in my job, didn’t see what’s going on
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The Girl Who Is Not Me

Sometimes it’s fun to be someone else. Today for instance I’m a different girl. People will sometimes blather on about mesh heads and how they don’t want to wear them because they don’t want to be someone else. Well, today I’m wearing a different one just in order to BE someone else. This is a different girl, a different Gidge. She has a different story. Continue reading