Bring on the Rain

As some may know, I recently found a song that *currently* represents my life (thanks to a post by Sally G)

Currently, these lyrics are  my status on Facebook – but I thought it would be cathartic to explain in a little more detail, why these are my lyrics at the moment.  (and FYI – this is mostly about my career, and a specific personal situation – if you know me, you know what I’m talking about)

Plus it is a beautiful song sung by Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw… I hope you enjoy it!

(Billy Montana/Helen Darling)

Another day has almost come and gone,
Can’t imagine what else could go wrong.

**well I can imagine – but that is another post

Sometimes I’d like to hide away somewhere and lock the door.

**Actually have done that.. doors locked, alarm set, ambien taken #justsaying

A single battle lost but not the war.

*******NEVER THE WAR – #iwillalwaysprevail #justsaying

‘Cause tomorrow’s another day
and I’m thirsty anyway
So bring on the rain.

**reminds me of gone with the wind, that I should drink more water, and that I am ready for whatever is coming – I know I *eventually* will handle it.

It’s almost like the hard times circle ’round.
A couple drops and they all start comin down.

**when it rains it pours right? Sure feels that way! #life

Yeah, I might feel defeated,

**and I do… I so do feel that way – or have most of last year and first of this one..  looking up though… 🙂

I might hang my head,

**I would if my shoulders weren’t plastered to my ears…  but then again, hanging my head in this instance stretches my neck out and it feels better – especially with a hard sigh #seriously

I might be barely breathing, but I’m not dead.

**Hell yes

No, cause tomorrow’s another day,
and I’m thirsty anyway,
So bring on the rain.

**again. same as above – by this point in the song I realize that the rain I drink in makes me stronger…  #liveandlearn

No I’m not gonna let it get me down.
I’m not cry,
and I’m not gonna lose any sleep tonight.

**well I have cried, I have lost sleep and I have let it get me down, but not anymore! #havetolistentothissongalotsometimes

‘Cause tomorrow’s another day,
and I am not afraid,
so bring on the rain.

**I am NOT AFRAID – and I love that line

tomorrow’s another day,
and I’m thirsty anyway,
so bring on the rain.

No I’m not gonna let get me down,
I’m not gonna cry.
so bring on the rain.

Bring on the rain
Bring on the rain

What say you?  This song may not resonate with everyone right now – I so hope it doesn’t – but when you feel like this…  jam this song really loud and sing to your heart’s content – it helps 🙂

I listen to the song in the car…  my son has said “I like this song , mommy!” and he proceeds to sing the lyrics really loud… Then asks “Why do we want it to rain?  We can’t swim when it rains”  I’m telling you, that boy can make my day – and actually does – 🙂

driving with bugs and song

So as I drove into work this morning, trying to make it through the hail storm that Florida calls love bugs (those really are hard to get off the windshield), I listened to my son sing in the backseat – I have finally learned to make sure that I play his playlist while he is in the car!
This came about after the first time he started singing The Blackeyed Peas “Gotta Get Get” and 3OH!3’s “Don’t Trust Me”.   Even though he did get those lyrics a little wrong – ‘Shush girl, shut your lips, do the “Helly Kelly” and talk with your hips” (Real lyrics = HELEN KELLER!! for those that don’t know!) – Even as I laughed, I decided maybe it would be better to play “Old MacDonald” – His 3 year old ears pick up way too much! 🙂

Then I drop him off at school, drive to work… Don’t you love it when you are at a stop light jamming to a song, doing a little dance, and you look over to the car next to you and the person in there is doing the same thing? 🙂 Of course, I have looked over sometimes to someone just staring at me like I have a horn growing out of my head – I just smile, wave and keep on jamming!

Speaking of driving, one of my biggest pet peeves comes with traffic… WHY, oh WHY do people on the interstate have to go the same speed in all three lanes? Drives me nuts… you’re stuck behind a couple of cars, can’t get around them and there is nothing but clear highway in front of them…. WTF people – move the hell over – Those are the people that cause road rage!! Just saying….

Also – my hubby will roll his eyes at me for posting this – but he does this thing driving that just really kills me. You know how you have a rear view and side mirrors? Well – someone correct me if I am wrong – but isn’t the point of those mirrors to give you a 360 view of area around your car, so that you can sit in the driver’s seat and not have to be looking around? Well my hubby read somewhere that you should put the side mirrors all the way out… (When I drive in a car after him I get dizzy) – Anyway – so he puts the mirrors all the way out – THEN when he wants to change lanes or whatever, he has to lean over into the window… WTF?? Seriously? Is that logical? another pet peeve – exclusive to the hubby I guess… just saying… 🙂 (Love ya honey!)

Other pet peeves of mine in drivers:
1. Stopping in a lane to GET in the turning lane – seriously folks…
2. Stopping on an on ramp – There is a merge lane for a reason – so you can get up to the speed of the traffic and MERGE –
3. speeding up and slowing down on the interstate… usually means someone is on the phone or texting and not paying attention…
4. tailgating me when it is obvious that I am also stuck behind some idiot going the same speed as the car next to them… if I could go faster, I would, get off my ass!

I am sure there are more – these are the only ones popping in the ole head at the moment though…