Well, we gave it the ol' college try, which is to say we took our first beer on the verandah today. We shall take our second indoors, coz while the weather was tolerable it most certainly wasn't comfortable. We could have handled it were it not for the cold, cold breeze and the overcast, what with it being barely 59 degrees outside, if that. The Stones provided our soundtrack, chief among the selections being this:
We have to say the imagery in this vid is just too cute by half. But it ain't the images we're on about... it's the music. And the lyrics.
Making love and breaking heartsFriends are hard to find, yanno? That said... the lyrics to the Stones' songs are just one of the reasons I think they are the greatest rock 'n' roll band the world has ever seen or will ever see. The playin' comes first, of course, but their lyrics do contain some of the greatest truths ever put on tape. "It's only rock 'n' roll," after all. But I like it.
It is a game for youth
But I'm not waiting on a lady
I'm just waiting on a friend
Here's a completely unrelated musing: the bronze game is this evening... which brings up a horrifying thought... whatever shall we do after Sunday when this hockeyfest ends? Aiiieee!
Update, later that same day: Well... just one more and then we'll go...
One of our faves, this. And now it's time for a nap. After which we shall do dinner and hockey. Dang but life is hard these days.