Spanish Pipedream

As you know I like John Prine. I’m draggin’ the wife to go see him in May for our wedding anniversary, when he comes to town. Well while listening to music as I worked tonight I finally listed to the lyrics of ‘Spanish Pipedream’. It made me smile, ’cause it sort of reminds me of this little endeavor of ours; especially in light of our new peach tree acquisition this week. It’s a fun little song, about a guy and a stripper. While I didn’t marry a stripper, the chorus kind of sums things up around here:

 

Blow up your T.V. throw away your paper
Go to the country, build you a home
Plant a little garden, eat a lot of peaches
Try an find Jesus on your own”

 

-John Prine ‘Spanish Pipedream’

 

Now that we have the trees I’m suddenly keying in on every peach song I hear on Pandora or wherever. And they seem to be country oriented and relatively happy.

Maybe my brass ring was a peach tree all along.

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