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January 01, 2010

song for the year past

Not Your Year - The Weepies

Not Your Year

Scattered shadows on a wall, you watch the long light fall
Some impressions stay and some will fade
Tattered shoes outside your door, clothes all on the floor
Your life feels like the morning after all year long.

Every day it starts again
You cannot say if you’re happy
You keep trying to be
Try harder, maybe this is not your year.

Movies, TV screens reflect just what you expected
There’s a world of shiny people somewhere else
Out there following their bliss
living easy, getting kissed
while you wonder what else you’re doing wrong

Breathe through it, write a list of desires
Make a toast, make a wish, slash some tires
Paint a heart repeating, beating “don’t give up, don’t give up, don’t give up.”

©2006 Deb Talan & Steve Tannen (ASCAP/BMI). All rights reserved

Weepies website

07:32 PM | Permalink


Some years are better than others. Things improve slowly and deliberately. Hope this new year is an improvement for you.

Posted by: marsha at Jan 7, 2010 10:05:20 AM

I discovered your blog through Ravelry and made your grocery bag clutch (using yarn...) and may I say, it's the greatest, cutest pattern ever I've seen! And this is one of my most favorite songs from some of my most favorite people! My favorite part? The last verses. Sometimes you just have to slash some tires, make a toast, breathe, and don't give up!

Posted by: Bethany at Jan 25, 2010 6:22:41 PM would you please spend a few minutes to read my blog. I have been raising more than 50 breeds of chickens 40 years

Posted by: Rooster Shamblin at Feb 8, 2010 11:38:44 AM

I don't vist here often, not being a knitter. I do love your choice of books. Sorry for your loss. An animal is the dearest of friends. Maybe in time you will run in to another friend in need of a home. I know how I would feel if I lost my dog. Be well. Bill

Posted by: Bill at Feb 28, 2010 4:16:13 PM

Yeah.. sometimes we just have to accept that it's not our year/time. We can't force things to be always in our side so we must always be ready. I hope you all the best in life.. God Bless!

Posted by: medieval clothing at Apr 4, 2010 6:28:16 PM

So sorry to read about your kitty. I lost one of mine just after Thanksgiving and the other one (Stitch) in will get better....

Posted by: Dianne at Apr 12, 2010 1:03:02 PM

hi, you have a great blog here, hopefully you'll have time for more posts! I dont know about you, but I tend to knit more in the summer, with the later hours I just find I have the time for it. take care!

Posted by: Melissa Cordstone at May 14, 2010 1:25:13 PM