Sunday, January 16, 2011


What is moving you today? Let us know, throw a video up on your blog and go over to Musical Monday, hosted by Amanda at Bloggin With Amanda ,...and please don't forget to leave a comment and your link while there.

This week I picked MAD WORLD by Gary Jules.  With The Tuscon Killings and the subsequent  funerals, I found myself in deep sadness for all the victims.   After the smoke cleared and the partisan name calling calmed down, I feel we are left with two very serious problems, depression and mental Illness and gun control.
Alone, each is a big problem, all together they continue to be a lethal cocktail..

"Mad World" is a very haunting song with a definite message..

Then on a happier note I found this song, "Feeling Good" sung by Jennifer Hudson, cause this IS how I feel now!

While you're in a musical mood, please also visit
Denise at Run DMT who is hosting a Music Monday blog hop.
and Dolly at XmasDolly , Lorie at The Shewbridges of Central Florida ,
Larry at Cakeblast , and  last, but not least Callie from JAmericanSpice
 hosts Monday’s Music Moves Me.

So head on over and check them all out..
They're very sweet and they love music too!


  1. it truly is a mad world. your song conveys quite a relevant message. i hope the world will listen. your second song made me smile here. :)

  2. Thanks Bing;
    Your comments were wonderful and you got where I was coming from!

  3. I never saw the video for the first son Meggie-my daughter will love that...
    BTW-thanks for coming by week to week and for your very kind comments!

  4. I have to admit I don't understand the gun culture in the States. I am glad we have much stricter gun control laws in Oz

  5. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS SONG! This is a perfect pick for the mood in the States at the moment. The guns will never go away, but I pray that people will now understand the importance of health care and supporting those in dire need. It's also truly sad that it takes a tragedy for people to realize how to be civil and love one another.

    Jennifer Hudson is amazing, isn't she? Wow.

    Thanks for the Music Monday shout out. You rock, mama! xox

  6. Mad World, the view of people formation on the ground from above fascinates me. Jennifer's song is a powerful one.

  7. Awesome choices - like Run DMT said, that first one does reflect the mood of the States at the moment.

    And Jennifer Hudson is a-m-a-z-i-n-g. :) I was rooting for her on AI - I'm so glad she's gone on to be such a success, her voice is absolutely beautiful.

    MMMM: Trifecta

  8. Susan;

    You're so sweet. I love stopping by your blog.
    Have a beautiful day!

  9. Thanks Stacy;

    Thanks for coming by.
    I didn't go with the theme this week.
    Felt like I wanted to express something different.
    Have a wonderful Monday.

  10. Thanks Hazel

    The people on the ground in the video fascinated me too.
    Hope you have a great week.

  11. Loz;

    There has to be something that we can do to regulate guns. Just has to be!
    Thanks for your comment.

  12. That song is so sad. mad world. But it's so true.

    I find it kinda funny I find it kinda sad.

    Love your choices.

    Thanks for playing with us today.

    Have a joyful week.

  13. Denise;

    Thank you for your comments.
    Appreciate your words!

  14. Jamericanspice.

    Glad you liked it and for leaving your comment.

  15. I did Mad World last week so you know I love that song. :-) Haven't heard too much of Jennifer H., so this is probably second time. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Both very good, if different, selections.

  17. Nessa;

    Very different, you're right!

  18. Oh girl, you so rock! Haven't see this one with Jennifer Hudson, but such mega talent I'll tell ya. I loved her in her movie with Beyonce. Just mega talent! Thanks for playing along with us, see ya next week. I hope you truly have an upbeat week!

  19. Oh, Peggy... I LOVE the song Mad World, and it is so perfect for the way everyone is feeling lately. Thanks for sharing it this week.
    The one by Jennifer Hudson was very upbeat but it's not really my style of music.
    I'm so glad you join us each week and look forward to your choices every Monday. Have a fantastic week.

  20. I loved Jennifer Hudson. She looks so great!

  21. It really has become a mad, mad world. But, I hope that warm souls like you can still make it into a place where we can feel good :). Love your choices this week, and it's great to know about your positive mood. Have a wonderful week.

  22. Glad to know you're feeling good!

  23. Great songs. The first I recognise as a 'Tears for Fears' song, by Roland Orzabal a group I enjoy. Loved the film clip that went with it.
    You have inspired a future Monday Music entry for me. :O)

  24. Hello. I am back! Hope all is going well with you and yours. And this post was great...I loved the wonderful feeling good song...we certainly need much more of that.


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