On a Monday for Tuesday

With yesterday being Martin Luther King Day, I thought it was more appropriate to post about something related to the holiday instead of my traditional Monday Morning Entertainment.

How was your weekend? Did you have good weather to enjoy? Cincinnati weather was good, but a cold blast has a grip on us now.

Yes, it was a 3-day weekend for us. We were able to spend time on the ballroom floor on two occasions, went to the theater for Anna Karenina, and our church wine group had another successful event with a Wine and Music theme. Hmmmm … I guess I’ll have to turn that into a post.

Although yesterday’s post wasn’t a typical Monday, let’s make this post a typical Monday for Tuesday! After all, for those that had a day off, this will start your week. For those that had a normal Monday, here’s a perk for your Tuesday.

This song from my youth reached #8 on the Billboard charts in April 1969 (#10 in May 1969 for my Canadian friends) … and I imagine it’s been sometime since you thought for this one. Ladies and gentlemen, the incomparable Ray Stevens! …. and I can hear John Erickson singing along all the way down here.

On a Note to Sport

Well … another end of the world proclamation has come and gone. Is two in one year a record? Otherwise, hope you had a good weekend. My weekend highlights included ballroom dance at the studio, a 4-hour handball techniques workshop, and dinner with friends.

For whatever reason, many Americans picture the British as stiff and serious; however, Benny Hill, Monty Python, and others provide the opposite impression. Then again, we have of tendency to think of our northern neighbors as those crazy Canadians; yet I imagine they could identify some the anal retentives in their midst.

And then there are the Australians – who some say make the Canadians look tame and sane. Then again, maybe it’s a positive aspect of their culture that knows how to keep a perspective in life.

For your Monday Morning Entertainment, do you know the name Rolf Harris? He’s an Australian legend that now lives in England. In this video he leads the audience in a song they love. (Thanks Don.) Crazy as it sounds, I recall this tune when it was a hit in the US. Enjoy and have a good week.