"Greenland" (Lyrics by Andrew Bird, found here)
"On the way to Greenland
I shall find
All the disparate fragments of your mind
I shall return a different man
And darling, do all that I can
On the way to Greenland
I shall find no mundane distractions of any kind
If beneath the ice fields there’s a room
It’s there I’ll find my peace a lovely tomb
Friends, Greenland is a place where souls go to dry out
It is a vast and terrifying place of ice fields and tundra
Bereft of fire and in the horror of its imposing irrelevance
There is a peace
The peace of pain
The peace of nothing
Well friends, I’m going there
Fear is lying dying in the sands
And it’s breathing from the gills of my Greenland."
Here's a little treat: Click over to AT&T Music at 4:15 pm on Sunday, June 14th to stream Andrew's Bonnaroo Festival performance live. Bonnaroo is just 75 miles up the road from me, and I keep thinking that one of these years I'll attend. I just don't know if I can handle that crowd for an entire weekend, and that insane traffic back-up.
So sorry my posting has been sporadic this week. The wedding update will post this weekend, I promise! My dad is really sick and so far away, and my worries make me want to just hole up in the house for a while and ignore the outside world. I'm fighting that urge - I know that's probably the last thing that I should do.
What are your weekend plans? Mine include more wedding related stuff, the usual weekend search for cool vintage, and hopefully a movie marathon or a Mad Men marathon. The weather in my neck of the woods is supposed to be stormy, but I'd love to fit in a trip to the dog park or a hike with the dogs. My pups are getting pretty squirrelly. Happy weekend everyone!
Photos via flickr