I am currently on day three of an eleven-day vacation. If I didn’t have a headache that is slowly eroding my sanity, things would be pretty great. But here’s something that will surely make me feel better: pictures of things I’ve purchased recently.
More 45s from the same collection at the same thrift store. In this batch:
Yesterday and I Wanna Hold Your Hand by the Beatles
Brown-Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
Georgy Girl by the Seekers
Rain on the Roof by the Lovin’ Spoonful
Brown-Eyed Girl is one of those things that will forever make me think of my mom. She called it “our” song because “men only write songs about blue-eyed girls.” I had never noticed it before, and she wasn’t completely wrong. Granted, at the time we didn’t know the song was originally titled “Brown-Skinned Girl” and had been changed to be less controversial because sixties. Lovin’ Spoonful makes me think of my mom, too.
So here is my current music area. 😛 I got a new turntable a couple of weeks ago because everything sounded “off” when listening to my old one. I did some reading online, and discovered that my old turntable was kind of a piece of junk. I bought this one as my birthday gift to myself, and the difference is extremely noticeable. Previously I had thought that my cheapish speakers were to blame, but the speakers are pretty great for what they are.
The CD towers are recent thrift store finds. A fair number of the CDs are, too. I nearly always strike out when checking thrift stores for records, but I am usually much luckier when CD hunting. I would pull out all of my recent finds for another group photo, but pulling everything out of its designated tower slot and then putting it all back is too much work, especially when I already feel like my head is about to explode. 😛