Boston Bruins Get Justice in Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals Win of Karmic Proportions

Talk about justice, or karma! The Boston Bruins won Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals against the Vancouver Canucks in all the ways the Canucks had beaten them in Vancouver in three previous games. You can get the stats and game highlights elsewhere. I’ve got the karmic analysis here… just the way Vancouverites like to think about the universe. 😉

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Find Yourself, by Brad Paisley (Lyrics and Video)

For the past four years, I have made it a habit to note songs I heard for the first time in those years which I really liked a lot. I share these with friends and family at the end of the year as a personalized gift, but more recently, I have blogged about them as well to share with readers who happen by. This is the latest on my Best Song I First Heard in 2010 list.

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When you find yourself in some far off place
And it causes you to rethink some things
You start to sense that slowly you’re becoming someone else
And then you find yourself

When you make new friends in a brand new town
And you start to think about settling down
The things that would have been lost on you
Are now clear as a bell
And you find yourself
Yeah that’s when you find yourself

Well you go through life
So sure of where you’re heading
And you wind up lost
And it’s the best thing that could have happened
Cause sometimes when you lose your way, it’s really just as well
Because you find yourself
Yeah that’s when you find yourself

When you meet the one, that you’ve been waiting for
And she’s everything, that you want and more
You look at her and you finally start to live for someone else
And then you find yourself
Yeah that’s when you find yourself

We go through life
So sure of where we’re headed
And we wind up lost
And its the best thing that could have happened
Cause sometimes when you lose your way, it’s really just as well
Because you find yourself
Yeah that’s when you find yourself

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Brad Paisley

It’s the first country song that has made my list. Country isn’t my favourite genre of music, to say the least, but this song isn’t typically country. If you look at the lyrics below, you’ll see that the singer doesn’t lose anything. Rather, things were lost on him.

More shockingly, he finds something… and it’s himself!

In all seriousness, it’s a spiritual song, and those work for me if done right and well. I don’t care what genre it’d be in, whether country, rap or Martian Space Age punk.

If you’ve never heard this song, I hope you will like it. It’s easy enough to sing along and learn to play on guitar. I see chords for it are pretty simple. I will learn it and put it in PDF tabs for guitar and ukulele like other songs I have tabbed that way (with notes) on this site.

I came across this song flipping the channels just a few nights before this. It was from the Disney Pixar Cars soundtrack. It stopped me dead in my tracks, that’s for sure.

I wonder, though, is the rest of Brad’s stuff this good? I guess I’ll have to do some research to find out.

The last song which made my Best Song I First Heard in 2010 list was The No-No Song, covered by Ringo Starr. Links to other songs that have made my list this year, as well as my list from some previous years, can be found through those past posts. Enjoy!

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Reading Level: 4.4

SHOULD TRY Facebook Picture Tagging Meme

Contrary to the slightly nasty Facebook picture tagging meme of people who Should NOT do certain things given on Friday the 13th, this is a positive one to encourage people to try certain things as you think they should. The next one should be pretty fun!

Here’s how to get this graphic for your Facebook fun:

  • Click on the picture below to get it at full size.
  • Right click on that picture and save to your computer.
  • Upload it to your Facebook profile.
  • Tag your friends!
  • Click the Back button on your browser to return to this post.

Please click here for a complete list of over 100 Facebook picture tagging memes on this site with which you can use for fun with your friends.

In case you don’t recognize some of these people, they are as follows, left to right:

  • Top: LeBron James, Christie Brinkley, the current Dalai Lama, Emily Dickinson, Tiger Woods
  • Middle: Wangari Matthai, Pope Benedict the whatever, Canadian flag maple leaf, Barack Obama, Miley Cyrus
  • Bottom: Bill Gates, Arianna Huffington, Brad Pitt, Rihana, Lang Lang

I’m too tired to put links to all these people but you can Google them, and maybe guess why I’ve put labeled each as such.

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