Carole King…Other Random Thoughts
Ok, so as a guy who has loved music for his entire life and a guy who used to work for a Music Magazine (where every day he learned more and more about things he should have already known) I just found out the other day that Carole King’s Tapestry is such an amazing album! I had no idea that she sang (not only, but including):
1. I Feel the Earth Move
2. It’s Too Late
3. You’ve Got A Friend (I always thought it was a James Taylor song)
4. Where You Lead (My mom would be singing the lyrics…she’s a big Gilmore Girls fan)
5. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
I mean, come on! When we were at Lindsay’s parent’s house a couple weeks ago, they gave us their old vinyls and there are some gems in there: Barry Manilow – Greatest Hits, Neil Diamond – Johnathan Livingston Seagull (Soundtrack), The 5th Dimension – The Age of Aquarius. As well as some that really are good: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, John Denver – Rocky Mountain High, Simon & Garfunkle – Greatest Hits, and, to my great surprise, Carole King – Tapestry.
It’s humbling when you think you know a lot about something, then something comes and just knocks you off your feat like that…
So, Linds and I have been here at my parent’s house for about a month now, and to be honest, it’s been a nice break. With all the drama that has been our past year (well, really ever since we graduated, but I digress) what with work, the wedding, a new puppy, etc. it’s been really nice to just spend some time without having to worry about bills, work, and everything else that is adult-hood.
That’s not to say that we haven’t been busy. I’ve been doing part-time work for the Magazine still, so that’s kept me busy for at least several hours a week. I’ve been scouring the internet for a job and have just recently begun hitting up more and more friends in Indy for contacts and people I can start to network with.
Linds has been looking into jobs in Indy and even working on some stuff here in Cincinnati. She’s even found a new hobby. My mom started making purses out of placemats (When I first heard that, I was picturing those vinyl, waterproof placemats you had as a kid, but no, these are fabric ones…so it’s not as weird as it sounds) and she taught Lindsay, and now she loves it!
More to come….there’s a job fair in Indy tomorrow and I’m headed there.