Where is My Sweetie Jenni Vartiainen

Good morning, kittens & dawgs! These past two Saturdays I featured mewsic talent from Finland. Today I continue the trend with a female pop recording artist.  Jenni Vartiainen.

Prior to Jenni’s singing career, she was a figure skater in her teens and after winning the talent show Popstars in 2002, she joined a girl band who called themselves, Gimmel. Once the group broke up, Jenni embarked a solo career.  Selling more than 330K records, Jenni is regarded as one of the 50 best selling Finnish artists of all time.

 

 

At night I went again to sleep to the balcony,
So he would be closer to me
I saw the sky from my bed, I began to wait,
That I could see a star flying
They say: if you notice somewhere a falling star
Then you can wish for anything you want
For the night sky I whispered a request:
I hope it could wind soon
Ref.
Wind, wind there where’s my sweetie
Play with his hair for a while
Tell him that I love, that I miss
Tell him that I’m still waiting for him
Yesterday the night was calm
but then
wind breathed and I got the feeling
That someone moved near to me
Touched my cheek
I felt the known hand on my skin
I didn’t suspect anymore
I knew that I can
Fall asleep like a little child
We breath the same air
And we have the same ground under our feet
Ref.
Wind, wind there where’s my sweetie
Play with his hair for a while
Tell him that I love, that I miss
Tell him that I’m still waiting for him

 

English lyrics for Ihmisten edessä

 English lyrics for Duran Duran

 English lyrics for Minä ja hän

The site where I got the English translated lyrics from above have several song titles and most have accompanying YouTube mewsic videos. My favorite song featured today is “Missä muruseni on (Where is my Sweetie?)”  I really wanted to buy it from iTunes but sadly she has only one song listed which I did not share. 🙁

You can follow Jenni on Twitter & Facebook.

 

What did you think of today’s mewsic? If you liked, then share your discovery with your friends! 😉

 

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That’s a wrap for this week. I hope you enjoyed your visit and I appreciate you including me in your weekend. I’ll see ya on Monday for Mewsic Moves Me. Have a songsational Saturday!

 

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More Hearing Problems for Laughs + Friendly Fill-ins

Hello, Kittens & dawgs!  Last week, I shared Hearing Problems humor with ya.  Did you know ear problems have plagued me all of my life? It’s true. When I was a child it was far worse than it is now but the last three weeks my right ear is somewhat blocked (it drains, too) making it challenging to hear.  It’s doing better but I’m not out of the woods yet. I thought I’d continue the laughs with More Hearing Problems for Laughs.

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer: These funnies are on loan from various web sources, when possible I give credit, thanks to Google search.

Let’s continue the fun with Friendly Fill-Ins with Annie and Ellen. Every 1FFBadgeThursday four fun and easy blank statements are posted for us to borrow, complete, and share on our site. The point is to simply have fun linking, reading, and meeting others who enjoy this sort of thing.

Here’s my response to this week’s fill-ins:

 

  1. Sometimes the cold makes me feel old.
  2. With the return of spring weather, it makes me feel young.
  3. I have to MAKE myself STOP eating the wrong stuff if I want to lose the post-Christmas weight.
  4. Every other Friday off from work is DH’s new schedule and today is his first Friday off, too. Yipee!.

I adjusted Friday’s post. I now roll out Skywatch Friday and Celebrate the Small Things on Thursdays. Let me ask.

What did you think of having all of my Friday memes tied together with my Friday Sillies edition or was it too much?

Do you like the way I’m doing it now with the two posts or would you like for me to go back to the way I did it?

Let’s begin celebrating with Friendship Friday and Friday Features linky parties where you’re sure to make new friends and get lots of inspiration!

I may be slower than usual to make my rounds.  DH and I have time together today.  Who know how our day will unfold, what we will do, or where we might go. 🙂 That’s a wrap for now but I’m gonna leave you with a little more comic relief that Ramona from Create with Joy shared Monday.

 

Please join me tomorrow for  Saturday Songsuasion. Until next time, have a fototastic weekend!

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The Christmas Inn Day/Night SWF Views + CTST Vol. 3

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Hello, Kittens and Dawgs! In December I showed you a photo-edited night shot of The Christmas Inn.  This is really a beautiful place.  The display in front of the inn is gorgeous. Do you see the polar bears and swan?  I shot the above picture the day after Christmas when we were in the Smoky’s.  The shot isn’t the best as it’s taken through my car window as we passed.

What I hadn’t realized until I altered the exposure on a few of my night shots that you can see the polar bear.

If you didn’t know what it is or have poor eyesight then the polar bear looks like a bright white light on these images.  Photo editing is such a God send for all photographers but especially amateurs, like me, who can’t part with their work because it’s not completely a lost cause. 🙂

I’ll be sharing today’s pix with my fellow photo enthusiasts at Skywatch Friday and you’re invited to join the fun.

Aside from celebrating photo editing programs, my list of Celebrate The Small Things include…

  • I’m celebrating that DD#1 finally got a new phone. The other night, I got a call from an unknown number but thankfully the caller left a message and as it turned out DD#1 finally got a new phone. Hooray! 🙂
  • I’m celebrating DH new work schedule having every other Friday off and this will be his first, so I’m anxious for the weather to coöperate with the hopes of doing something fun with my sweetie-pie!
  • I’m celebrating the continuation and good progress of fixing broken links and grammar in old blog posts. It’s slow going but I’m getting a little done each day.

What are you celebrating?

See what others are celebrating this week and if you want to join the linky, then visit Lexa for details!

Tomorrow, I invite you to join me for some social media fun and your weekly dose of laughter with Friday Sillies.

 

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Winter’s Day Spent Dreamin’ #WW

Welcome, Kittens & Dawgs! During the winter months, I generally prefer to stay indoors unless it’s a lovely sunny day.  There haven’t been too many of these opportunities since the holidays for venturing outdoors.  I hope in the coming weeks that this changes as DH’s new work schedule will allow us to have every other Friday together.

Luckily, I have lots and lots of archived photos to flip through. Many I’ve shared and then there are some that didn’t make the cut but have a potential for expressing my creative side through photo-editing.  This is what I’ve done today breathing new life in an ordinary photo with a short poem I penned for the occasion called Winter’s Day Spent Dreamin‘.

I snapped this photo in late winter 2011 with my Canon SD880 point n’ shoot on one of our day trips to the Blue Ridge Parkway roughly around the Graveyard Fields.  It was a gray, cloudy day which I enhanced with Pixelmator by converting it to a B&W image, bumping the contrast, and adding a bit of grain.

 

Let’s snuggle up with a piping hot beverage while we visit other photo enthusiasts today.

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Come back for another peek through my lens with my newest edition of Now on Thursday Skywatch Friday & CTST!

 

 

Have a fototastic day!

 

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Dance with Alex Clare on Mewsic Moves Me!

Thank you for including me in your Monday, kittens & dawgs! 😉 My friend, XmasDolly who puts on the Monday’s Music Moves Me 🎶 linky party is a bit short-handed and I volunteered to co-host as long for as long as she needs me.



Steve shared War Rages On by Alex Clare last week and at first, I thought he was a new-to-me artist. After going through some of his mewsic it finally struck me the first time his mewsic sparked an interest and if his name doesn’t ring a bell then his hit tune from the box office flick Taken will resonate.

 

Speaking of Taken, did you know there’s a TV series spin-off about to air on NBC on February 27th? Okay, this Monday morning I thought I’d share my discoveries of some of Clare’s purrfect tunes that put the groove in my move.

 

 

 

 

Visit Alex’s site or follow him on Twitter & Facebook to catch the latest mewsic mews!

What mewsic are you listening to lately? 😉

One more thing, if you’re the creative type and looking for more memes to connect with then Impulsive Artistry hosts the Monday meme Feeling Inspired? where you can share your photography, crafts, mewsic, and more posts.  Don’t forget to hop back for not-so Wordless Wednesday!

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