Saturday, November 22, 2008

I Love You, Baltimore!!

Baltimore was one of our stops this week. Talk about a city that makes a girl want to burst out in song! I could not stop singing "I love you, Baltimore." The song was stuck in my head all week long. Every time I said, read or heard someone say Baltimore, I could not help but belt out, "I love you, Baltimore!" I was channelling Tracy Turnblad for sure, only the problem with my bubbling excitement about Baltimore and Broadway musicals is that " I love you, Baltimore" was (and still is) the only line from the song I know. Though I sang this one line with much passion, one little line only took me so far. I'm what I call a "chorus girl." I can sing along with the best of em' when it comes to the chorus of just about any hit tune, but when it comes to the other parts of the song, forget about it. Yes, I'm one of those people who proudly belts out the chorus and mumble-hums the rest. Becca, was amused the first 20 times, but I imagine she became annoyed at some point and was probably very happy when our Baltimore show was behind us.
For those of you who now have " I love you, Baltimore" in your head too, I thought I'd share some of the lyrics with you just in case you don't know the words either. This chorus girl is signing off, but not without saying one more time, I Love You, Baltimore!
Peace Out,
I Love You Baltimore
Every days like an open door
Every night is a fantasy
Every sounds like a symphony
and I promise Baltimore
that some day when I take to the floor
The worlds gonna wake up and see
gonna wake up and see
Baltimore and me!

Monday, November 03, 2008

Home Sweet Home

USF University Lecture Series Posse
It was an honor to be a part of the University of South Florida Lecture Series and nice to have a gig so close to home. Seriously, we're talking just a few miles down the road from our respective cribs. We're used to a 6 hour + commute to work with at least one time change, so it was rather strange but pleasant to get ready in our personal bathrooms and come home to sleep in our own beds, but mostly it was wonderful to speak to an audience filled with members of our community which included a sizable group of our friends and family members. They're so supportive!
Thank you USF for making our evening on campus truly feel like home sweet home.