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31 Days Of Blogging Honesty: Day 29

I just created a mixed CD for someone who had been deaf all their life. The 15 artists and songs I chose are…

I could not possibly even pretend to know what it would be like; the joy, the overwhelming fear and awe in hearing your first sound after being deaf for a lifetime. I think after they listened to my CD I would want them to hear James Earl Jones too. Here is my list:

Concerto #21 – Mozart
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Dangerously In Love – Beyoncé
Portuguese Love – Teena Marie
Torna A Surriento – Placido Domingo
God (instrumental) – Prince
Yesterday – The Beatles
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
A House Is Not A Home – Luther Vandross
Break Of Dawn – Michael Jackson
Do Re Mi – Julie Andrews
I’m Alright – Kenny Loggins
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
You Got Another Thing Coming – Judas Priest


If there was room for another song I would have to include O’ Holy Night by Yolanda Adams. I think there is a nice sample of some of my favorites. As I thought of the songs to include it reminded me of when Commander Data first tasted a drink in Ten Forward and he didn’t like it. He had just put in his emotion chip and even though he hated what he was drinking he drank it all and asked for more. I imagine the person listening to my taste in music might have a similar reaction.

If you’ve never seen the scene I’m talking about, please watch it. It’s only 56 seconds and significantly explains how some people feel about my musical taste until it grows on them!

Tomorrow is Saturday. It’s time for another guest post segment. Saber Hodson is my special guest this month and you will be happy to know her post is about Syphilis. I’m sure you’re thinking to yourself all manner of things. No, she’s not a doctor or ill herself! Just come back tomorrow to have your curiosity satiated.

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A Few Of My Favorite Things

Who doesn’t love The Sound Of Music? I’ve been watching it ever since I can remember and whenever it’s on I watch it. Christmas time is a great time to watch it again. April loves the movie too and we have the 25th anniversary edition on Blu-Ray. We watched it last night and it got me thinking and singing about my favorite things. None of the things in the song actually found their way onto my list but that’s okay. I’m not Julie Andrews.

These are a few of my favorite things:

1. People. I love children and I want three of my own. April said, “What?”
2. A great science fiction or horror movie that doesn’t involve the occult. They are very rare.
3. Good food and good wine and great friends.
4. Scenic photography, especially ice shelves, snow covered mountains at sundown, beach sunsets, National Parks, astronomy (mainly nebula), and
5. The clean way a woman smells without any perfume, lipstick, nail polish, hair spray, shampoo or deodorant. Just the smell of a clean woman.

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Make sure to stop back on January 2, 2010 for our first guest blogger, Chris Ferrell from Nerds of the Round Table.


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