Mo just Skyped me with a youtube link, saying:
"This song is one of the reasons I think Everlast is so great. It’s a great song and it has meaning … modern music with meaningful lyrics! I think a lot of people could benefit from listening to and learning from the lyrics… btw just in case you can’t understand the chorus, it goes ‘and then you really might know what it’s like.’ It’s a song that would actually make the world a better place if people would listen to it and apply it to their lives."
Is it just me or is this kid something? Aren’t the teen years great?
Btw, this is our other favorite Everlast song.
Great tune! Thanks.
I noticed you have been singing the blues yourself a bit in recent posts… from leaking gray water to nostalgia and anger towards a sinking empire a thousand miles away. Is the Costa Rican rain getting to you already?
There is a blog on your list to the left which I have been reading a lot. I have also communicated via email with the older gentleman who writes them. His Costa Rican situation seems quite different from yours. The Compulsive Explainer has simplified his life to a point where he appears to have found contentment. At least that is what he writes.
Empathy is one main ingredient necessary for appreciating life. Another is
keeping expectations in check with reality. And balancing the two is important. The Compulsive explainer seems to have found a balance between the two which works for him.
I think the trick is to still feel compassion for others without consuming it and thereby poisoning oneself.
My motto is “the more you complain, the longer God lets you live.” I should probably be in therapy, but I blog instead. Cheaper.
Ha! I don’t know about the god part and living longer, but complaining in a blog or in emails IS indeed great therapy. Who needs doctors?