Best Opening Lyrics

Today, my husband sent me a link to Spinner magazine’s 25 Best Opening Lines. I love lists like this, but once I took a look at this one, the fact that I didn’t know some of the songs made me feel old. But, I will comment on the ones that I did know! 25. “You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar” –Human League’s ‘Don’t You Want Me’ Ah, the Human League. I always wanted my hair cut like the girls, sort of a Dorothy Hamill look with a rat-tail, which sounds atrocious now, but in 1981, it … Continue reading

Monday Layout Challenge – Song Lyrics

We are back for another great Monday Layout Challenge, and this one is a fun one. I had a blast with last week’s challenge, and actually got about ten layouts done using some of my old stuff. It was great, and I found a whole bunch of new things to do with some of it. I will be putting articles up on that later. Did you use some of your old tools and make new layouts with them? Tell me if you found a new way to use something. I am really excited to present today’s today’s challenge: Your challenge … Continue reading

Using Song Lyrics on Your Layouts

Having trouble finding the right words? Using some song lyrics on your scrapbook layouts is a great way to convey a feeling or emotion. Sometimes a song’s lyrics say it better than we can on our own. The best part of using lyrics in our journaling and on our pages, is the fact that there are so many different ways to do it. Titles Use the title of a famous song to title your scrapbook page. In some of the examples, I used titles from well-known songs as the title of my layout. You don’t even have to add any … Continue reading

Do You Know The Lyrics?

In one of my last blogs, I talked about two new television game shows that focus on not how well you can sing a song, but if you know the correct lyrics. Have you ever been in the car with a spouse, family member, or friend and heard them sing the wrong lyrics? I know I have. But then, I am a bit of a stickler for correct lyrics. I remember sitting in my bedroom as a teen, hoping the new album I just bought had the lyrics including in the record sleeve. After all, back then, looking up the … Continue reading

The Words

The words. The words of the songs I sing each Sunday in my worship of the Lord, the Creator of the universe. The words. Do the words I sing matter? Do I know what words I am singing? Do I really need to understand the meaning of all those words? Do I really need to understand the meaning of what I am singing? Does it really matter if I am paying attention to the words that are coming off my lips? I strongly believe that the words of the songs I sing in worship matter. It is important that the … Continue reading