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Changing of The Guard

Hi Neighbor!

I've been patient with your weird music listening habits for quite a while now. Many of my weekend afternoons of peaceful gardening, while listening only to the birds, have been disrupted by your obnoxiously blaring stereo. At other times, I have been less than gently roused from a much-needed nap by the pumping beat coming from inside of your shed. And lest we forget, Juannie and I have threatened you on several occasions with a visit from the police when you rudely listened to salsa music on 11 at 2AM.

I know that you have problems. I am sensitive to the fact that you are in your late 30s or early 40s, are unemployed, are missing teeth and live with your mother. And your poor mother has shared with me that you went into a tailspin involving drugs and alcohol after your father died. The people we bought the house from said that you finally had the opportunity to go wild after your father died because he was the only one who could keep you under control. No matter what the cause, it is unfortunate that you can't drive while your beloved motorcycle and nurtured Nissan sit under tarps in the backyard. Because I am sympathetic, I have silently endured your odd and lengthy daytime musical interludes while you have worked on the vehicles probably dreaming of the day you can operate them once again.

But now we have reached the end of your musical reign of terror! The days of listening to your strange concoction of music that includes Ronnie James Dio, The Pussycat Dolls, Motley Crue, Air Supply, Queensryche and REO Speedwagon are over. I am letting loose with my own music in the backyard thanks to my birthday present from Juannie: Sharper Image wireless outdoor speakers for my iPod.

Rock & Roll Weaponry
Rock & Roll Weaponry

So get ready Neighbor. Any time you bust out the loud tunes, I am coming right back at you. And I have some pretty heavy weaponry to aim at the door of your shed. Just get a load of this thrown together throbbing dance mix...

Un-break My Heart (Soul Hex Anthem Mix) - Toni Braxton
Situation (Club 69 Future Phunk Mix) - Yaz
Waiting For Tonight - Jennifer Lopez
Gonna Make You Sweat - C+C Music Factory
Hey Ya! - Outkast
Burning Down The House - Tom Jones & The Cardigans
Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) - Crystal Waters
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
The Rhythm of The Night - Corona
Precious - Depeche Mode

Plus I've got the endless power of iTunes as my arsenal at 99 cents a pop.

Sorry Neighbor! There's a new musical sheriff in town and she can dance.


( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
Sep. 5th, 2006 12:29 am (UTC)
You = awesome.
Sep. 5th, 2006 01:21 am (UTC)
Why thank you! He woke me up from another nap today and I'd just had it.
Sep. 5th, 2006 01:10 am (UTC)
Note to self: Never tick Miss Dee off.

I remember a story about kids hanging outside a convenience store at all hours. The owner finally started playing easy listening tunes like "Feelings" and "Copacabana". The kids ran for their very lives.
Sep. 5th, 2006 01:24 am (UTC)
I do have some opera up my sleeve. I'm waiting for the first cool spell of Autumn to introduce that. It will be quite lovely with the breezy chill.
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