Kate Parish


My timing is way off. Plus, I owe you an apology for not writing my Bonus Post in honor of Lyric Status Friday last week. But, the lyrics playing in my head tonight are synonymous with all the young minds that are now free from the confines of school for a couple months. I can identify no matter how old I am and how distant those days seem to be. No more… Read More

So now you know (Who gets mystified) So now you know (Who gets mystified) Show me the power child, I’d like to say That I’m down on my knees today It gives me the butterflies, gives me away ‘Til I’m up on my feet again I’m feeling, I?m feeling Outshined, outshined, outshined, outshined — Chris Cornell, Soundgarden You can count on it. This won’t be the last song I promote on Bonus… Read More

All aboard! Ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaa!  Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay  Crazy, but that’s how it goes  Millions of people living as foes  Maybe it’s not too late  To learn how to love  And forget how to hate   — Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads and Bob Daisley. I like this Bonus Post idea. Do you? After all it is Friday. What could be better? The school/work week is coming to an end;… Read More

My cousin Joe prompted me to share just one more post this week. On Facebook, he urged all his peeps to post lyrics as their status for today. So, without a doubt, mine is an excerpt from one of the Foo Fighters’ songs. The Foo Fighters are my absolute favorite band. I believe this talented group of artists will continue to crank out legendary music and lyrics everyone can relate to; and… Read More

Music is a gift. Those who are able to create and share it in a way that connects us to each other is remarkable. I feel sad for those who close their ears and minds to experiencing all music can offer due to ignorance, misinterpretation of lyrics or inability to appreciate different perspectives. Whether it be live or virtual, I find it inspiring to be a part of an audience united in… Read More