fripodding and changing: “changes” by david bowie


Last week I said goodbye to a handful of my friends who are moving away to start the next book in their lives. And when it comes to anyone making a big move, it’s a ripple effect for them and the people in their lives. A change. Whether you are moving or staying put, change is inevitable. You can’t avoid it, you can’t deny it, you can’t resist it. Change will come sooner or later if it hasn’t already. For the record, I’m writing a poem about this, as I stated earlier this week I’ve been working on new poetry.

While there are still many songs out there about change, today I’m going with “Changes” by David Bowie which is about cheddar cheese. I jest… However, the changes described in his song may or may not relate to me and my friends… a few lines here and there due… but I just like the song and in a sense, this is a special request from and shout out to one of dearest friends that I call my cousin who is also leaving, Felicia.

A few years ago she wrote about this song as she felt she was going through life changes of her own as she was growing up. Whatever she wrote and wherever it is is anyone’s guess, but it stuck with me. And anytime I hear this song, as confusing as the lyrics are to me and as weird of a guy David Bowie was (he seems to have mellowed out now), I think of her and accepting that change is inevitable. And in the long run, change can be a very good thing. So once again, cheers to those starting a new life, or a new book, as I call it.

Advertisements
Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in change, Friends, fripodding, music
One comment on “fripodding and changing: “changes” by david bowie
  1. There is a quote from this song in the opening scenes of “The Breakfast Club,” which is how I was first introduced to it. Man, I love David Bowie. He’s a brilliant artist.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,728 other followers

Follow the indoob! network on WordPress.com
July 2010
S M T W T F S
« Jun   Aug »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
Blog Stats
  • 24,992 hits
  • episode 48 - cheesecake and the gimcrack April 5, 2017
    Sterling continues to declare his love for Lindt chocolate truffles, as Kortney debates if eating Halloween 2016 candy is acceptable. The strangest things do have expiration dates, including shows on Netflix. But don’t worry, as they bring new amazing shows which Sterling and Kortney discuss a couple favorites. Listen to a quick clip of our friend Stephanie’ […]
  • episode 47 - daddy’s dairy March 22, 2017
    Sterling takes us on an adventure detailing his 24 hours in Boston, from his stay in a Motel 6, his first pho experience, taking photos of the Boston skyline, and surviving and navigating the St Patrick’s Day parade. To see pictures from his story (and support the pod) visit https://www.patreon.com/indoob
  • episode 46 - (don’t) drop the mic March 8, 2017
    Sterling wishes his father a happy 60th birthday and tells a story about him being a boss in ever sense of the word, and also celebrates National Oreo Cookie Day with some breaking news. Later, Sterling explains proper microphone etiquette, a new contest, hope for Shure sponsorship and a certain coworker that could benefit having a microphone. Sylvia Rhone i […]
%d bloggers like this: