sorry 'bout that.
[this video isn't amazing, but the music is, so just listen while you read...]
Ben heard about my teasing post and said I owed you all an apology.
Sorry to leave you all hanging, I didn't mean to be mean!
sorry too, for that sounding like a 4-year-old apology. :(
Anyway, bear with me as I make a story out of this;
if it's too much for you, skip to the good stuff at the bottom...
The song above is kind of a theme song to my summer-sans-Ben.
It was the first song on his mix for me that he sent for our anniversary apart.
And, consequently, it was the first song on his mix from Jordan
who was housing him while I was away.
The song is a cover of Animal Collective's My Girls single, a strong tune on it's own,
but I do love this lady-version with its whimsical percussion.
For a time my only complaint was why this girl had to substitute "boys" for "girls"
and completely change the name of the song. Because, as I read the lyrics,
the guy who wrote it wasn't referring to lovers or girlfriends—which is why
you'd want to change a gender, right? Instead, she could have left the lyrics as-is,
as if referring to her own daughters.
But as I sat in that waiting room all alone after the unexpected ultrasound, it clicked:
She changed that song for me!
Because, at least for now, all I want is a proper house (and home) for