Yo: Wake Up You Need to Make Money!

Ah, Memories.

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Memory Foam. In Action. Because it really doesn’t forget, apparently. And it’s funny.

Fellow blogger Quirky Girl nominated BaconandOleander for the 3 Days Quote Challenge, with the topic of Memories of Yesterday. (Check her out–she’s pretty hilarious!) Being the more nostalgic of the two of us (read: older), Oleander threw the ball into my court, which I will consolidate into one, glorious day of remembering. Stuff.

Note: Speaking of balls thrown into courts, I will be attending the GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS play-off game tonight to cheer on my neighbor, who will not be playing due to injury.

Additional Note: Okay, fine. He’s not my real neighbor, but he lives in my neighborhood.

Additional Note to the Note: Technically, neighborhoods encompass a fair amount of area.

Anyway, Memories of Yesterday. 

Twenty-One Pilots. Their take on Memories:

P.S. They might be geniuses.

Wish we could turn back time, to the good ol’ days,
When our momma sang us to sleep but now we’re stressed out.

We’re stressed out.

We used to play pretend, give each other different names,
We would build a rocket ship and then we’d fly it far away,
Used to dream of outer space but now they’re laughing at our face,
Saying, “Wake up, you need to make money.”
Yo.

 

There’s magic in being a kid. You get to be the center of the universe. And you had proof, too. If you needed tucking in, there was Mama. If you needed a boo-boo kissed, there was Gramma. If you needed a good game of horse on the backyard hoop, there was Pops. Or whoever. But there was somebody. You didn’t work. You played. Playing was your job. Even the moon orbited around you.

IMG_3842I miss being a kid.

Note: Are your memories in black and white? I kind of think mine might be. And a little fuzzy, too. Like an old movie camera. Which also means everything is going really fast so the movie-taker can get in as much action as possible in two minutes, thirty seconds.

And then you have kids. And you realize that the world is a dangerous place for your sweet cherubs.

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And then something magical happens.  The imperfection of life kinda fades and memories become your best friend. The grass was greener, the sky bluer, the possibilities in a day were endless. Your parents never argued. Christmases were perfect. Your own kids weren’t so hard to potty train. Your crappy job wasn’t that crappy.

It’s as if the Men in Black arrived at your doorstep and just sort of flashed away the hard times, leaving you basking in the beauty that is life.
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Note: And it is MY DREAM to have Will Smith at my doorstep for any reason whatsoever!

Heck, yes!

 

The rules for this challenge are simple. For the three days you just need to post a quote or if you wish you can post all three quotes on the same day.

You then nominate three other bloggers each day to participate in this challenge and inform them about it.

Don’t forget to thank the blogger who nominated you!


Our three nominees:

Blair

Lucy

Alana


Nominees, you are under no obligation to accept this challenge…but Quirky Girl has offered up cake!

And Oleander: So, Hypochondria?

9 thoughts on “Yo: Wake Up You Need to Make Money!

  1. Quirky Girl says:

    Nice job! I actually just heard that song on the radio right before reading this post. Those lyrics really resonate. :/

    So now I’m missing my childhood and wish I could go back in time and swing carelessly in my backyard, while staring at the clouds and imagining all the different things the cloud formations create. Of course, I’d also have one of those horribly artificial freezer pops (you know, the ones that are all sugar, water, and a shit ton of food coloring, all mixed together in a flavorless concoction in one of those plastic “tube” thingies.) On second thought, maybe I’d skip that last part. 😛

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  2. Bacon says:

    Kids absolutely have no idea how dreamy their life is. Sleep, eat, play. Argue with your brothers. Torment the cat just a little. Thanks for the memory challenge!

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  3. Lucy Grove-Jones says:

    This was a lovely post! Thank you so much for the nomination! I hope you don’t mind that I won’t be taking up the challenge. I’ve found that the style of these kinds of challenges and awards don’t fit with my style of blogging. But I really appreciate that you thought of me!

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