March 2008


Similar to my music shuffle post from a few days ago, this is basically the same thing except instead of using the songs to answer questions, you create the soundtrack for the movie of your life. The same rules/instructions apply:

1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. Press forward for each movie scene.
3. Use the song title as the soundtrack for the scene (even if it doesn’t make sense). And no cheating!

Opening Credits
Spiritual (Johnny Cash)

Waking Up
Fear (Sarah McLachlan)

Falling In Love
Josephine (Wallflowers)

Fight Scene
Since I Don’t Have You (The Skyliners)

Breaking Up
You’re Not There (Pierce Pettis)

Getting Back Together
Daybreak Blues (Three Pickers)

Secret Love
Everybody Wake Up (Dave Matthews Band)

Life’s Okay
Something (Harrod And Funck)

Mental Breakdown
Not My Friend (Norah Jones)

Driving
Shall I Tell You What I Think Of You (The King And I)

Flashbacks
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina (Evita)

Happy Dance
This Ain’t Tennessee (Garth Brooks)

Regretting
I Give You To His Heart (Alison Krauss)

Long Night Alone
Dancing Queen (Abba)

Final Battle
World Leader Pretend (REM)

Death Scene
The Other Side Of Me (Michael W. Smith)

Ending Credits
Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel)

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I’ve seen this one on several different blogs around the internet and I thought I might be able to have some fun with it. I have a large and eclectic music collection, so I didn’t really know how this would turn out for me, but I had fun doing it and some of these are quite amusing.

Instructions:
1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. Press forward for each question.
3. Use the song title as the answer to the question (even if it doesn’t make sense). And no cheating!

The song title that I will use as the subject of this post?
I Will Live Forever (Vineyard)

How do I feel today?
Searching (Ron Block)

What was today like?
I Just Want To Praise You (Vineyard)

What is in store for this weekend?
I Saw The Light (David Crowder Band)

What does next year have in store for me?
Wake Me Up (Norah Jones)

How is my life going?
He Covers Me (Steve Camp)

What’s my outlook on life?
Stars (The Weepies)

What is the story of my life?
Where You Are (FFH)

What should I do with my life?
Witness (Sarah McLachlan)

What does everyone else think my current theme song is?
Obsession (David Crowder Band)

What is my signature dancing song?
Come Holy Spirit (Veni Sancte Spiritus) (John Michael Talbot)

What is the best thing about me?
Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord (Vineyard)

What is some good advice for me?
Still Listening (Steven Curtis Chapman)

What is my favorite saying?
Voodoo Reprise (Cassandra Wilson)

What do I say when life gets too hard?
Beautiful Savior (Nichole Nordeman)

What song should they play on my birthday?
One (U2)

Will I have a fulfilling life?
After The Thrill Is Gone (Eagles)

Will I get far in life?
The Way Things Are (Fiona Apple)

Will I have a happy life?
High Flying, Adored (Evita)

Will I be successful in life?
Every Now And Then (FFH)

How can I get ahead in life?
Good To Me (Vineyard)

How can I make myself happy?
Man Of Sorrows (Jill Phillips)

What does my family think of me?
Little Lotte, The Mirror, Angel Of Music (Phantom Of The Opera)

What do my friends think of me?
Hole In The World (Eagles)

What do strangers think of me?
Big Yellow Taxi (Keb Mo)

What do my exes think of me?
The Sun Maid (Soul Asylum)

How does the world see me?
Empty Chairs At Empty Tables (Les Miserables)

What is my best friend’s theme song?
Who Will Ascend (Vineyard)

What song describes my parents?
There’s Your Trouble (Dixie Chicks)

What song describes my grandparents?
Night Driver (Tom Petty)

What was high school like?
If I Didn’t Know Any Better (Alison Krauss)

Am I good at school?
Down To The River To Pray (Alison Krauss)

What do I want as a career?
Cowboy Romance (Natalie Merchant)

What type of men/women do I like?
Love In Vain (Keb Mo)

How is my love life?
Duchess (Neko Case)

How will my love life be in the future?
Famous Last Words (Caedmon’s Call)

Will I get married?
Give Thanks (WOW)

What will the person I marry be like?
Sun Come Up (Charlie Peacock)

Where will I get married?
All Fall Down (Harrod and Funck)

What song will I dance to at my wedding?
Lonely Stranger (Eric Clapton)

Will I ever have children?
Out Of Love (Toto)

What will I name my children?
I Will Find Jill C (Harrod and Funck)

What will my children be like?
Devastation And Reform (Relient K)

How will I die?
39 (Harrod and Funck)

What song will they play at my funeral?
She Loves The Jerk (John Hiatt)

How will I be remembered?
Tell Me (Bethany Dillon)

Please do not adjust your monitor. Yes, it’s true, after more than a month away, I’m going to try to start posting again. Gasps all around. I can hear them from here.

One change you might notice is that I am going start posting monthly lists of del.icio.us links instead of weekly lists. I wasn’t crazy about how the weekly link posts kind of took over when I wasn’t writing many other posts. I hope the monthly link posts will reduce the clutter between posts of greater substance.