Stressed? Overworked? Need an escape?
For me, throwing in the right kind of music is the perfect pacifier to put things back into perspective (don’t get me started on pacifiers).
One of my favorites (yes, I have favorites other than Jimmy Buffett) is The Boat Drunks.
“You’re such a silly man everything you try to plan, plan, plan
Just sit back for awhile take some time to smile some things you weren’t meant to understand
Forget your self control too much sanity just takes its toll
Let the carnival begin cast your fears into the wind
Wind it up and let it go!
Paralysis by analysis is a modern man’s disease it can rob you of your life and steal you blind
We never really know how many choices that we lose when we take too long in making up our mind
That big old mynah bird he never worries ’bout a thing he just sits up in his tree all day and sings
When dwelling on the future it is good to bear in mind
Life’s what happens while you’re planning for other things
Life is a series of random events
And you know any course can go wrong
We spend all our lives seeking out happiness
Before we find it was there all along “