Daily Doodle: Perfect Apples
Song of the Day: I Just Want to Make Love to You as sung by Etta James
Musical Pipe Dream: I re-enact the scene in the movie Adventures in Babysitting after the man says, “Nobody leaves this stage without singing the blues,” and I sing this song to a stone faced audience.
Blurb 1/365: Against the balloon vendor’s advice, I bought all the mylar balloons. I tied heavy bells with loose slipknots to the bottom of each one and situated them on the sidewalk where people were clicking their tongues at me and taking wide steps to either side to avoid the balloons. People started to avoid me all together and the hustle and bustle continued on the opposite side of the street. I looked upon my balloon farm with a victorious smile. With my arms spread wide and head held up high, I walked into the balloons’ warm embrace. After a few joyous twirls, the balloons were hugging me from all sides and all I could see was metallic beauty. The bells jingled and stayed on the ground. They wobbled a bit from the inertia of the ball bearings and almost appeared like they were waving goodbye. The strings came loose and I floated into the sky towards the sunset on the horizon.