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Today’s musical spark:

Artists: Télépopmusik



apparently you can dance anywhere

Today’s musical spark:

Song starts at 1:10 into the video…  Hope the video gets you smiling today!

Artist: Yelle




Today’s art, musical, & relationship spark all rolled into one:

Artist: Pogo

May 8, 2010: “Comprising my mother’s voice and the sounds of her garden, this video is my first Pogo mix of the real world. I hope I’ve done my mother justice in capturing her passion. Enjoy!” (YouTube)




If you haven’t already seen the film “Up,” I highly recommend that you do so. 🙂

Up” is a heartwarming and hilarious Disney Pixar film; a cartoon yes, but adults will get a lot out of it, too.

A few of my favorite quotes follow below:

Charles Muntz: Adventure is out there!

(Indeed, adventure is out there for us to find.)

Carl Fredricksen: Hey, let’s play a game. It’s called “see who can be quiet the longest.”
Russell: Cool! My mom loves that game!

(I played a version of this game with my sister when we were young.)

Alpha: Now, you must wear the cone of shame.
Dug: [hangs head] I do not like the cone of shame.

(If you have a dog or ever seen a dog with a cone, you’ll know why this is super-funny, particularly his tone of voice in the film.)

Carl Fredricksen: Did that dog just say “Hi there”?
Dug: Oh yes.
Carl Fredricksen: Whaa!
Dug: My name is Dug. I have just met you, and I love you.








Here’s some great electronic music based on “Up,” too:

Artist: Pogo


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