"Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things."
I love the movie and the music from The Sound of Music. There is something so beautiful and magical about all of it, yet melancholy at the same time. It is a story of love and family, yet there is oppression, war, and fear.
Today is my birthday eve. In my first blog post, I wrote about having 9/11 for a birthday. Being the 5th year anniversary, there are movies and television specials. I haven't seen any of the movies and don't think I will. I really like the show Sunday Morning on CBS. Today the show was looking back at how things have changed in the past five years. It was a good show, but it probably wasn't the best thing to watch to get me peppy and up for the day, which I guess this post probably reflects.
Anyway, now you can see why I'm surrounding myself, and by extension my blog, with my favorite things. And this gave me the idea to host a blog carnival. It will be a Carnival of Favorite Things. So if people are willing and interested, I would like for you to submit one of your favorite things to me, whether it be a favorite recipe, restaurant, movie, book, celebrity, store, song, etc. Surprise me, but keep it clean folks!
I've always felt that my birthday was my own personal New Year. A time for making changes and setting new goals. The 1st of the month is a time of new beginnings too, so the Carnival will be on the 1st of each month. So if anyone would like to participate, please email me one of your favorite things and I'll compile them all. On October 1st, I'll do a post of your favorite things. And if this all works out, I'm sure that this Carnival will become one of my new favorite things. You can email me by clicking on "Email Anali" under my profile or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"When the dog bites
When the bee stings
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad."
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