You ain’t that sweet, so you aint gonna melt in the rain!

Sometimes, you just can’t help remembering those ‘endearing’ phrases your dad made when you are growing up.

Editor’s note:  Hmmm, I wonder what my kids will remember coming from me?  The only one I can think of is “Remember, I am bigger, meaner and uglier than you’ll ever be! So don’t push it!”

Sorry I digressed.  When it came to being out in the rain, I distinctly remember him saying “Boy, you aint that sweet, so you aint gonna melt in the rain!”

This runs through my head every time I get ready to ride when I KNOW I am gonna get wet.  Yesterday was one of those days… Continue reading “You ain’t that sweet, so you aint gonna melt in the rain!”

Eye of the Tiger

As anyone who knows me in real live life will tell you, when it comes to choices of entertainment, I got stuck in the 80s.  Music, TV, and movies from that era hold a special place in my heart and my itunes.

I also use some of the classic lines from the best movies.  Someone says “May I ask you a question?”  I respond with “Talk to me Goose!” When something works the way I want it to I launch into “I love it when I plan comes together!”  Anytime you can use either “If you will not help me, then TA HELL WITH YOU!”  or “Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of the wimmen!” is a good day! When I am making something work that normally wouldn’t I hear in my head “The world is what you make of it, friend. If it doesn’t fit, you make alterations.” And when overly stressed, you can always feel better with a boisterous “Yippee Ki Ay…….”

More than any other though, from movie and song, the “Eye of the Tiger” has the most affect of them all… Continue reading “Eye of the Tiger”