We all see the same things but never in the same way.
We all see the same things but never in the same way.
If ever you’re feeling five when you’re actually eleven…
“What they don’t understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you’re eleven, you’re also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one. And when you wake up on your eleventh birthday you expect to feel eleven, but you don’t. You open your eyes and everything’s just like yesterday, only it’s today. And you don’t feel eleven at all. You feel like you’re still ten. And you are—underneath the year that makes you eleven.”
To see the complete version: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MeKLK-DrL680E2cJ_W6iSNSYSlpVDvIeYSg15OHRqoA/edit?hl=en_US&pli=1
So now more than a month later “Say Something” has charted as the top eight on Billboard Charts.
I love this song so much and I hope you love it too…I will definitely add this to next months At The Moment Songs in December!
Question: How many of you guys have listened to this song more than twice?
My reply: I have listened to this song like 20 times!
I’ll post your replies in another post later this month…
Thanks for reading,
Books I Love-Lists
I love lists: lists about my favorite movies, places, books, actors, songs, lists about what I want for Christmas, what I want in my wardrobe, lists about where I want to go in the world, my goals… lots of lists.
Here’s a list about my favorite books:
So B. It– Sarah Weeks
Heidi is on a quest.
She doesn’t know when her birthday is or who her father is. In fact, everything about Heidi and her mentally disabled mother’s past is a mystery.
When a strange word in her mother’s vocabulary of twenty-three words begins to haunt her, Heidi sets out on a cross-country journey in search of the secrets of her past. Far away from home, pieces of her puzzling history come together, But it isn’t until she learns to accept not knowing that Heidi truly arrives.
“She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the fitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a corkboard like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew
Stargirl. She’s as magical as the desert sky. As strange as her pet rat. As mysterious as her own name.
From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of ‘Stargirl, Stargirl.’ She captures Leo Borlock’s heart with just one smile. She sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. The students of Mica High are enchanted.
Then they turn on her. Stargirl is suddenly shunned for everything that makes her different. And Leo, panicked and desperate with love, urges her to become the very thing that can destroy her: normal.”
Almost Home–Joan Bauer
Sugar Mae Cole doesn’t often get downhearted, but lately it’s been a struggle to keep up her hopes. Newly homeless, Sugar and her mother, Reba, have come to Chicago to make a fresh start. But everything goes wrong, Sugar and her mother are separated, and Sugar and her beloved rescue dog, Shush, are put into foster care. Through poems and letters and memories and grit, Sugar holds onto her dream of someday having a real home again.
Once long ago, a girl lost her home,
but she didn’t lose her dream.
She hung onto it as the wind kept trying
to blow it away,
But that just made it stronger.
Of course they’re are more to be posted shortly: Out of My Mind, Wonder, Because of Winn-Dixie, The Hunger Games, Hound Dog True, Ida B., Out of the Dust, Fever and many more!
At the Moment Songs
Usually I have one song I really like at the moment:
Just Breathe (Willie Nelson Cover): I first heard this song browsing YouTube for Willie Nelson songs. It was soon the only song I thought of for awhile. I not only love this song (originally by Pearl Jam), but I love the music video too. Willie Nelson sung this song with his son, Lucas Wilson.
These Flowers (Martha Wainwright): I had, and still have a great idea for this song but I’m still working on it. My brother even made a device to help me make “it”. I hope that one of these days I will be able to show it to you, whether it’s in the next year (because it will take that long) or the next six years…
Cups (Anna Kendrick): If you read my blog frequently that you know that I love this song so much, I even wrote a post on it (https://misstweenster.com/2013/10/06/when-im-gone-cups/)
Mirrors (Justin Timberlake): It’s more of one of those songs that I always have stuck in my head (like right now) than my new favorite song, but I will still mention it…
When I Was Your Man (Bruno Mars): I had this song stuck in my head for so long. I was even recording myself singing it… I love all of Bruno Mars’ songs but this is my favorite song.
Solitaire (The Carpenters): This is such a great song… Listen to it right now!
What If (Coldplay): This song never gets old… There are so many great songs out there but this one stands out a lot. I try not to listen to it so much so that I don’t get to tired of it.
The Scientist (Coldplay): I love the ad so much… Be sure to check my blog posts if you like the ad that was done with this song because I definitely will write about it.
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Elton John): I remember singing this song with my dad at the piano when I was really little.
Sorry Seems to Be The Hardest Word (Elton John): It’s crazy, but you know how some songs you never listen to even though they are really famous… well, maybe not, but that’s what happened with this song.
Roar (Katy Perry): She’s got such a powerful voice, especially in this song.
The Song of the Heart (Prince): Isn’t this a great song? It’s from Happy Feet!
Sacrifice (Sinead O’Connor): This song was sung as a tribute to Elton John. I love both versions to this song for different reasons.
Antes de las Seis (Shakira): I didn’t discover this song sung by Shakira but song on the Voice… I love this song, even though I don’t really know what it means.
Make You Feel My Love (Adele): Adele, you are great singer!
One and Only (Adele): Same thing, plus this is my favorite song sung by Adele.
Sometimes You Can’t Make it One Your Own (U2): Just recently started listening to U2 again (the last time I listened to it was in Maine a long time ago)…
La Vie en Rose (Grace Jones): So dramatic!
Slipping Through My Fingers (Meryl Streep): I’ve just started learning this song… By the way it’s my highest played song on my iPod…
Oh, just for the record, these are not all at the same moment, more like over the past two years!
Post your ‘At the Moment Song(s) below!