I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Muppets: The Green AlbumLiza
Have you heard about this yet? I was puttering about getting Asa’s breakfast when I heard the story on NPR.
“The Green Album, out August 23, sticks to songs written specifically for or performed by the Muppets, and culls from a deep catalog of fan favorites. OK Go kicks off the mix appropriately with a trippy, extended version of the Muppet Show theme song, the one that hails “the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational” show on earth. Weezer and Hayley Williams of Paramore trade verses in a wistful version of “Rainbow Connection.” Andrew Bird’s whistling and string arrangements reach well into the heart of “Bein’ Green.” And Rachael Yamagata‘s version of “I’m Going to Go Back There Some Day,” a song I’d long forgotten, brought tears to my eyes.”
I watched the Muppet Show on TV with my family every Friday night growing up. We’d all sit on the couch eating dinner on trays (Shake-n-Bake chicken) and laughing. I own the old shows on VCR tapes and I say a little prayer to the VCR player gods every time I stick one in to the player. (Which isn’t often enough these days.) Gonzo is definitely my spirit animal. 😉 (Though I was told once by an ex-boyfriend that I danced like Kermit the Frog.)
So anyway, I know what I’ll be listening to on my run today. Mahna-Manah! (Doot-dooo-doo-doot-doot!)
I hope your day is filled with this kind of happy surprise too.
Running: 90 minutes hills
Core: 30 minutes