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Music Monday: I Miss You Like Crazy, I Have Nothing
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Songs of your youth - why does it sound so distant? (lol). I picked a song each from 1988 and 1993, years very significant to me when life was budding.

There's something I am trying to analyze nowadays. It turns out harder than the research project I am working on. How can you miss someone so much when all that connects you two in the past is a silly high school drama? Maybe that's why this Natalie Cole hit says like crazy because longing for someone you haven't even had communication with in 22 years does sound crazy. Modern technology enables us hours of talking and virtual dinners together. But merging that with the lives we lived without each other does not make sense to me. Crazy is the only explanation I can think of right now. Not that I'm about to operationalize psychoticism and neuroticism in my research. This thing going on is something else.

It amazes me how Whitney Houston emphasizes I have nothing, nothing... if I don't have you when she sings her Bodyguard soundtrack. I must have been this adamant that whatever I have is enough; that I don't need a man to say it's a beautiful life, duh. But maybe, well, I like the song; I will keep an open mind about female independence.

Either Sony has blocked playing in certain countries or embedding is disabled. This is the best substitute I could find.

Amanda @ Bloggin with Amanda hosts Musical Monday

XmasDolly of XmasDolly, Lori of Shewbridges of Central Florida, Larry of Cakeblast, and Callie of JAmerican Spice host Monday's Music Moves Me

Denise @ Run DMT hosts Music Monday Blog Hop


Monday Mayhem: Green

1. What is your favorite Green food? leafy veggies

2. What is your most hated green food? I can't think of any right now

3. What is green that grosses you out? excreted bile

4. What is green that you love? trees

5. What is green that you never want to see again? snake

6. Have you ever seen a green person? no

7. Have you ever been green? no

8. Do you try to be green? no

9. What is the best green thing in the world? vegetation

10. What green thing should we avoid?

O! beware my lord, of Jealousy; It is the green-ey'd monster which doth mock. The meat it feeds on. - Iago - Act 3 Othello by William Shakespeare.

Harriet hosts Monday Mayhem


dtbrents said…
Great songs and beautiful pictures. I enjoyed your post. Doylene
I am Harriet said…
Loved your Othello quote.

Thanks for playing!
XmasDolly said…
Dang, what a fantastic voice coming out of that little girl. Her power is amazing. I love that song! Natalie Cole is another favorite of mine. Thanks for sharing, and playing along with us at Monday's Music Moves Me. Sure hope to see you next week too! Already following you.
I really love the Natalie Cole song, how beautiful. But I'm not really a fan of Whitney Houston, but the girl you found did a good job imitating her.
Nice to hear what you were listening while growing up, thanks for playing along again this week, can't wait to see what you pick for next Monday.
Colette S said…
It's amazing how our memory works.

I have not heard these songs in a long while.

Thanks for sharing and playing with us.

enjoy the rest of your week.
Colette S said…
The Substitute is just WWOWOWOWOW! Love it.
Self Sagacity said…
I have not hear the I have nothing song sung by anyone else, but this version is incredible. Very powerful
Amanda Moore said…
I love Natalie Cole! what a fantastic choice this is one I have never heard thank you for introducing me to it!
Mama Zen said…
I love that Natalie Cole song!
RA said…
Your taste of music is a perfect fit for me. I love Natalie Cole and Whitney Houston! Have a wonderful week :)

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