Well, FINE, so pretty much everyone except Paul and me knows the lyrics to Do-Re-Mi. I sure did appreciate all of you who assumed that I would have it right and Paul would have it wrong. We should get "Team Swistle" shirts printed up. And we should get those distributed before I tell you I was half wrong. Perhaps I should have mentioned earlier that it was only in the last decade that I realized it wasn't "Fa, along the way to run." And that it was only as I was composing the post that I realized it was "sol" not "so".
Paul was singing, correctly, "Fa, a long long way to run." I was singing, incorrectly but I still prefer it, "Fa, a longer way to run."
Paul was singing, incorrectly, "Ti, I drink with jam and bread." I was singing, correctly, "Ti, a drink with jam and bread." Actually, I don't think I'd like tea with jam and bread. I think I'd prefer it with an almond white-chocolate cherry scone, the kind with big-grained sugar all over the top. MMMMMmmmmmm.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...