Several years ago, I went into a store in the Boston area and noticed that people from a local radio station were there. One of the DJs announced to the shoppers:
A prize to the first person who can come up with eight musical groups with a color in the band’s name!
I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this in any of my previous colorful or non-colorful blog posts, but I love
- CONTESTS and
I wonder if people who are reading this know that about me, or whether they are finding this out for the first time, much like I discovered, just now, that I can use colored letters in WordPress.
Anyway, the radio guy in the store announced that contest, and my mind went to work.
I now interrupt this story to bring you this question:
What band names, with colors in them, can you think of, right now?
While you’re thinking of those, here’s some mood music, brought to you this morning from high (or medium) atop the Koplow Family & Friends Building in beautiful suburban Boston:
And in case you prefer a different kind of music, here’s another tune, with the same color in the title:
Okay, ladies and gentleman! For my listening and viewing pleasure, please place your colorful, musical names in the comment section, directly below this post.
For your listening and viewing pleasure, here are the band names I came up with, back then:
The Moody Blues
I remember the radio D.J. doubting “Blue Cheer” as a real band name, but I must have convinced him (without anybody having access to the internet, back then), because:
Like I said, I love winning.
And I love colorful things, including these:
I also love shades of grey (which is an antidote to the unhelpful cognitive distortion of Black-and-White Thinking), as you can see by this still life in my office:
I like to point out the ever-present box of tissues to people in individual and group therapy, to let them know that all feelings are welcome. I like to point out that clock, too.
P a u l — (after 47 years, leaving Boston on Dec. 19, to live in Hawaii
In response, I sent Paul this one-word email (even though I knew this move was coming):
and Paul replied:
Remember, Ann, CHANGE is GOOD! –even when it’s bad, and a little sad.lovanaloha,