Friday, February 02, 2007

Photo & Song

Photo: Read St in Baltimore, Maryland
"Grab your coat and get your hat
Leave your worries on the doorstep
Life can be so sweet
On the sunny side of the street
Cant you hear the pitter-pat
And that happy tune is your step
Life can be complete
On the sunny side of the street..."
Song: Sunny Side of the Street [as sung by Louis Armstrong]

I really love that song. It's just a feel good song and who could sing a feel good song better than Satchmo? *smile* This has been a busy week for me, but the weekend is finally here. Also, this week I was accepted on the Kenyan Blogs Webring. It's a network of Kenyans and friends of Kenyans who network and share ideas. It's an extended blog family. I'm not Kenyan, but I am a friend. So, I'd like to thank my friends, Uaridi and Mshairi for introducing me to the family. Well, I hope that you all enjoy your weekend. Be safe! Me? I'm going to see family this weekend and check out the Super Bowl. Peace~

18 comments:

urban butterfly said...

I love the photo, Stephen! I haven't had the pleasure of listening to this particular song by Louis Armstrong, but I do love his music, nonetheless! Congrats on being accepted into the Kenyan blogroll!! That is an honor! =) Enjoy your weekend, your family & the super bowel!! Me, I'll be reading & studying this weekend! No football for me! lol

Fabrizio said...

Wow, Kenyan friends! I'll go and give a look...
Anyway, maybe because of my bad english, maybe because I'm silly, but I think it's because your writing is so good... I really believed that Stevie was YOUR SON!
Absolutely!
I asked you about the comic character because I thought to dedicate a new drawing for Little Stevie... Well, I'll do it for Big Stevie, ahahahah!! ;-)

Anyway mafia is still a problem in South Italy. But definetly not as it was in the past. Anyway crime problem is increasing in Naple in particular. But authorities are trying to stop it. So, don't worry if you wanna cross the Ocean and come and eat wonderful spaghetti!
No war zone. ;-D

CiaoooooooO!!!

Stephen Bess said...

UB-
LOL!! "Super Bowel" :) Your funny! Studying is a good thing. Yes, I feel honored that they accepted my request. The network has some really good people. Enjoy your weekend!

Fab-
What's up bro! I appreciate the compliment on my writing. I am forever working on perfecting that craft. I enjoy telling a story and it is a real challenge to write something that people will want to read. I enjoy that challenge. I am also going to enjoy the Kenyan Webring.

A character dedicated to Lil' Stevie would be great! Let me know when it's up. Thanks for the current event about the Mafia. I hope that things get better in that region. Peace and have a great weekend!

Kai C. said...

:-]

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& have a good weeknd!

Princess said...

Nice photo!! Welcome to the Kenyan blogosphere!! Gooooo Bears!!!

Rethabile said...

Enjoy your weekend. I can hear Satchmo singing this one. He must have seen that same street the same day you did. Great snap.

getzapped said...

Yep, that song will bring a little pep to your step ; ) I love what you did with the photo. Your eyes see well. Enjoy the weekend! Peace.

barbie said...

I'm feeling alright Bess. I didn't say I don't like Gates but man oh man was he ever tacky. I didn't expect that. No sir not one bit. Now Oprah. Well that's another story...

Aly Cat 121 said...

I LOVE Maryland. I NEVER want to come back to Cali whenever my hubby and I visit his family. That's a wonderful picture.

Essequibo said...

I love that pic too - and the song, gotta love what Louis A. puts into a song....

egm said...

Welcome to KBW! Lovely picture.

dappa said...

I dig the photo homie, pretty tight work.

daez said...

Great photo Stephen...enjoy the game and your family! I know the song well..my father was a musician and sang it quite frequently...(((HUGS)))
....just me...daez

amiamazing said...

life can be sweet on the other side of the street, but not minding the gap is what we all fall into, deep...

peace...

I love this photo, it inspires so much within me, thanks for sharing...

NML said...

I love the photo too and have a great weekend honourary Kenyan :-)

Stephen Bess said...

Kai-
I hope that your weekend was nice as well. Thanks!

Princess-
Thank you and welcome!

Rethabile-
Thanks! I heard Satchmo when I looked at this photo. :)

Getzapped-
Yes it will! Thanks. :)

Barbie-
Glad to hear. :)

Aly-
I really love the metro area too. It's difficult to leave. Thanks!

Essequibo-
Yes indeed! I have at least one best of.. :)

Egm-
Thanks and thanks for having me. :)

Dappa-
Thank you brother!

Daez-
Hello! Your father sounds cool! Thanks for stopping in and welcome.

Amiamazing-
lol! That's true. Good advice. :)

NML-
lol! I'm also an honourary South African and an honourary Malawian. :) Thanks!

mshairi said...

Karibu, Stephen!

Nabeel said...

I think i have heard this song before :) Sunny side of the street .. will download :)