A propos of nothing, I happened to turn on the telly last night and got sucked into the annual Kennedy Center Honors. I always enjoy the tributes, but I wasn't prepared for Aretha Franklin to blow the roof off the house with her rendition of this Carol King classic:
As my brother put it, she could rock that mink at a PETA rally and still get a standing ovation.
It has nothing to do with the water, but - to some extent - this blog is about channeling inner strength, finding my voice and authenticity, and the Queen of Soul is my inspiration as 2015 draws to a close and 2016 brings a milestone birthday for me. I listened to this 5 times this morning and then sang along to RESPECT as I did some work. Silver lining -- my singing kept the cat clear of the computer keyboard...
Health and happiness (and hopefully some new aquatic antics) in 2016!