Sunday, August 16, 2009

Quotable Sunday

Sunday, August 16, 2009
Quotable Sunday
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Since this weekend marks the 40Th anniversary of Woodstock, I thought that I would go back in time and see if the lyrics from that era would still be relevant today.

For Quotable Sunday, I decided to use a few lines from Graham Nash's song,
Teach your Children Well.

Can you hear/ and do you care /and can you see we

Back in the 70's my parents did the best that they could to listen to me.
They cared very much but didn't know how to take the time and really listen to
what I wasn't saying.

/ Must be free to teach the children /
To believe and Make a world that / We can live in

Today we are more liberated as a society and we know more about asking our
children the right questions. We also encourage them to believe in themselves
We teach them to believe that one person can make a difference.

I think this song wants each generation to understand what each other is all
about. By teaching each other, we will bring about change for the good !

Click on Favorite below to hear the whole song.



  1. the words to many songs have great lessons to learn from...

  2. I *love* this one...and know just who I'm going to pass the link to! Happy Sunday Peggy!

  3. Lin;

    Music has always been a wonderful way to express ourselves.


    I really love all music and I find meaning in the lyrics .
    I've been singing(to myself thank god) "don't worry, be happy"
    lately! Makes me smile,how could it not!
    Have a great week Susan!

  4. Great song. I remember my college (in FORESTRY SCHOOL)friend playing on the guitar many times. Love N, CSN, CSNY, etc!

    Happy QS.

  5. This is one of my all-time favorite songs. When I graduated from H.S. in 1975 this is the song my classmates chose to sing at our graduation. It meant alot then to me and still does today. Its a song for all the ages.

  6. I LOVED this song and remember singing it with friends. I hope that each generation can learn and improve from the one before. I hope we can stop making the same mistakes.

  7. Great choice for today! Love the concept this song talks about, teaching each generation to understand other. P.S. I will be singing this song in my head all day now!

  8. LT;

    You're right, the concept of this song and so many others speaks as loudly today as it did 40 years ago!
    Thanks so much for stopping by, nice to meet you!

    Wouldn't it be great if we would take the time to learn from the past...then maybe we wouldn't have to repeat them like we always do!
    Thanks Kay!

  9. Martha;

    I can still hear it in my head being played by a friend of mine from college.
    Forestry school,... my middle son would have loved to have you as a sister!
    Thanks for stopping by, nice to meet you!

  10. Cheryl;

    It's so great to hear that many of my pals here remember this song like i do from a special time in their lives.
    Makes us all remember our past and hum a little Crosby,Stills,Nash and Young

  11. Peggy, nice song quote. People need to take time to notice others and ask questions.

  12. Tracy;

    I agree, peple need to take the time for each other.
    Thanks for stopping by.

  13. Kimberly;

    I'm glad that you liked them too.

    Thanks for taking the time to stop and leave a comment!

  14. Oh, I love this song! What a great choice for QS! And it's going to be going through my head the rest of the day, which is not a bad thing... ;)

    Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday! :)

  15. Stacy;


    I love the name on your blog...the Random Cool Chick.

    I'm so glad that you stopped by and liked my QS second offering.
    This song (TYCW) has been running through my head all week! Glad I could share it with you.

  16. This is such a wonderful post. I love timeless songs with a message that speaks loudly today and will stand the test of time with the message intact. Music is my muse, it has magic-like powers for me.

  17. I love that song Peggy and that was a good one to choose. Cosby Still Nash and Young - my kind of music where the words were sometimes more meaningful than the music. Things have changes its true. Communication is far more open than it was in our teenage years I am sure. Now I am going to listen to the song - it will take me back.

  18. deligirl;

    I feel that same about music. It can change my mood almost instantly!
    Thanks for for stopping by and being so upbeat!

  19. Oh I know that song well. Its funny how many songs and sayings from long ago are still applicable today. We haven't learned.

  20. Grag

    They wrote good songs back then.

  21. Lilly
    I loved them when they were Crosby. Stills , Nash and Young.
    That's a while ago for sure.
    I always look forward to your comments, they come from deep inside.


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