It’s all right, as long as there’s Chicken Soup

Beats the canned stuff any day!

I finally got around to seeing the Avengers last week. With all the best Marvel superheroes on the big screen, it was a comic book fan’s dream come true. Seeing it all in IMAX 3D surely intensified the show. There was so much action and imagination at work, it was hard to leave uninspired. As the saying goes, when an amazing team is formed, the whole is far greater than the sum of its parts.

Well it’s all right, doing the best you can
Well it’s all right, as long as you lend a hand

In the music world, I am a sucker for any kind of duet or collaboration. The Traveling Wilburys were the Rock & Roll Avengers of the late 80s. How could you go wrong with Dylan, Harrison, Orbison, Petty, and Lynne? All are stars in their own right and together they created a musical powerhouse with their one hit wonder “End of the Line”. It’s a simple song that warms your heart… a little chicken soup for the music lover’s soul, if you will. Continue reading

Bring your Good Times and your Mac & Cheese too

Just out of the oven…

Lately I’ve been on a huge 80s kick. I was walking home from work the other day when Celebration, by Kool & the Gang started to play. I was instantly transported back to those lost but not forgotten family gatherings at the local VFW (you know you had your fair share!). This song always brought everyone to the dance floor and feeling good. I love any excuse to throw a party, so I thought I would turn my inaugural post into one.

Celebrate good times, come on!

As Kool and his gang whisked me away to the far off 80s land, I realized when it’s not the dancing that brings people close, it’s definitely the food – especially good ol’ fashioned comfort food. If Celebration is one of those quintessential dance songs that never goes out of style, macaroni and cheese is its comfort food counterpart. Both are incredibly cheesy, but forever classics.

There’s a party goin’ on right here
A celebration to last throughout the years

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