saturday 9

Battle Hymn Of The Republic

1) This recording was made live at St. Patrick's Cathedral, during Sen. Robert Kennedy's funeral. (Hear it here.) While both of Bobby's older brothers were decorated war heroes, he served too -- enlisting in the Navy in 1943. Are you a veteran? Are there veterans in your family? (We are grateful and want to hear about it.) my brothers-in-law were both stationed at Loring Air Force Base (nearby). One served six years, the other retired a couple of years ago. I am proud of both of them.

2) Memorial Day also kicks off the summer season. What's your favorite picnic food? potato chips

3) Name a scent that reminds you of someone special in your life. the scent of clove reminds me of my mother, as does Merle Norman cosmetics; Youth Dew reminds me of my grandmother; Drakkar Noir reminds me of "the one that got away"

4) When was the last time you had your hair cut or trimmed? about a month ago

5) Crazy Sam runs on Dunkin'. Are you loyal to a particular brand of coffee? I am loyal to Dunkin'

6) If money was no object, what home improvement would you like to make this summer? I would have the whole place painted and redecorated, it would be nice to have some new furniture

7) What was the last thing you bought purely for your own enjoyment? lunch today

8) When was the last time you rode a bike? oh, dear lord, I have no idea

9) Sam worries that many of her song selections reflect her decidedly Baby Boomer sensibilities. Is there a song or a performer that you'd like to see featured in a Saturday 9 this summer? Annie Lennox, Elvis Costello, Jason Mraz, Talking Heads, Billy Joel, John Denver, Adele, Sam Smith, Bon Iver, Ed Sheeran, Florence & the Machine, Imagine Dragons, The Fray, and Hozier... phew!


CountryDew said...

Great list of music.

Terri D said...

Awesome answers. Love this meme. I agree with many of your #8.

I am Harriet said...

I remember Youth Dew. Is that still around?

The Gal Herself said...

Chips, yes! They taste better, and somehow less sinful, when eaten outside and off of a paper plate.

Diana_CT said...

My music picks were about ten year earlier. It is funny how the music of your teen years stays with you for a life time.