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#AprilA2Z Art Sketching through the Alphabet “N”


Hello, Kitten & Dawgs, thanks for sticking with me this month for the A2Z Art Sketching Through the Alphabet and today’s prompt is the letter “N” for Nightingale.

I penned a poem to accompany my artwork called The Nightingale’s Song.


The nightingale waits for her mate.


Sadly, she must wait a little longer since I ran short on time to sketch another nightingale to perch beside his lover. 🙁

Mondays are all about the mewsic and I can’t let it pass without sharing some tunes with ya and you’re invited to step out on the dance floor with Monday Music Moves Me ladies – Marie, Stacy, Colette, and myself! The music theme is “Freebie pick” this week, so that means anything goes!

Just a reminder, I am just a co-host and I do not manage the linky party intended for anyone with a mewsical post. All other entries are subjected to being labeled or deleted. Now, party on! 😉

Hopefully, what I share with you every day will encourage you to do something that interests you that you’ve long put off because like me you just don’t think you can. My advice is, just do it! Maybe, you’ll be surprised. I know I was! 🙂

Not so fast, kittens & dawgs! Did you vote in round two of #BoTB on Saturday? *nodding of heads* NO?  What nifty, neat “N” words should I sketch next? Note your suggestions in comments and I’ll give you a nod (link back) should I use yours! 😉

I’m heading off to link up with other fellow AtoZers and you’re invited to come along.  I’ll see you on tomorrow for the next installment of Art Sketching through the Alphabet!






A2Z Art Sketching Through the  Alphabet post recap:

  1. “A” for Angels
  2. “B” for Boys, little
  3. “C” is for Cows, Chicken & Chicks, and Big Cats
  4. “D” for Dog
  5. “E” is for Elephant, Eagle, & Elk
  6. “F” is for Fence, Fox, & Frog
  7. “G” is for Girls
  8. “H” is for Horses
  9. “I” is for Iris
  10. “J” is for Jack & Jill
  11. “K” is for Kanga & Roo
  12. “L” is for Lighthouse
  13. “M” is for Mermaids


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I’m Into Something Good #BOTB

Hello, kittens & dawgs! Holy cow, it’s a brand new month! That adorable little rodent, Punxatony Phil, will make his annual forecast tomorrow. For his sake, I hope he does NOT see his shadow. Regardless of what Phil has to say, I will make the best of the gloomy days of winter with the happiness that music gives.

Inspiration for today came from this past Monday’s music feature of Herman’s Hermits.  I wish Peter Noone stopped by for a dance, but he didn’t. *sigh* Anyway, during the height of the British invasion, Herman’s Hermits made Gerry Goffin and Carole King’s song I’m Into Something Good famous. What I found interesting is it was originally recorded by Earl Jean Cookies’ member in 1964. Slap my face and call me Sally. I thought Herman’s Hermit did the original. What a surprise!

Naturally, I grew up listening to Herman’s Hermits cover, so it’s automatically out of the running for the band showdown. After all, part of the fun is to see if someone else does as good as or better than the original (or popular) artist. So, I decided to see who else did this song.

I found only a handful of artists did I’m Into Something Good and only two artists who did it in recent years. It’s Marianne Faithful against The Bird and The Bees in today’s BOTB. Who will win? Only you can decide. So, listen and vote!

In 2002 Marianne Faithful did the cover for her album Kissin Time


The Bird and The Bee released their cover in 2010, as a single and later included in the soundtrack for the motion picture Valentine’s Day.

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Hopefully, my little survey form will work beautifully with making it easier for me to get the results. You can still tell us why you like your chosen artist the best in comments and if not the survey doesn’t work properly, then add your vote in comments like usual. One more option, I want to offer is this, If you think there is no clear winner for whatever reason, then say so and let me know what you think about including this an option in my next showdown. Sometimes this is the way I feel when I listen to a cover and wish afterward that I declared no contest/winner.

Okay, visit STMcCP to get the 411 on how Battle of the Bands works, but those who know what to do then it’s time to play along with the other members!

I’ll have the results next week this time, so I invite you to check back to see if your pick gets named the winner. Thanks so much. Until we meet again, have bandtastic day!

Female Artists Picks on MMMM

Welcome to Monday’s Music Moves Me with our head conductor…
 Marie from Xmas Dolly!

Helping out on the Love Train to make sure things run smoothly are co-conductors:  Lorie of The Shewbridges of Central, Florida, CALLIE from JAmericanSpice,  and Stacy from Stacy Uncorked !

I love rockin’ on Mondays!  I just love it when we can share the tunes rolling around inside our noggins, don’t you? There’s always a lot of music locked away just screaming to get out.

This week’s theme is favorite female artists“. Yep, you can pick any song of your choosing. Please keep in mind, we’re family oriented and if your videos get a little racy, kindly let us know ahead to get small fries out of the room.









“How do I get on board of this Love Train?”



Admission to ride is totally doable for anyone.  Are you ready to rock n’ roll with all the other passengers? Then here’s what you do….

  • Go to YouTube insert your music video of choice.
  • Grab the “Monday’s Music Moves Me” Button.
  • Sign the linky, follow Marie & her co-conductors, grab their blog buttons, & leave a comment letting them know you’re a new follower.
  • Shake your bootie with your fellow rockin’ bloggers on the linky (below) or invite some of your rocker blogger buds to join us. 

Are you ready to get dancing this week?  Then, link your 4M blog post URL below to join the party and then boogie across the net to visit to dance with all the others on the Love Train today. Don’t forget to visit our spotlight dancers listed in #1 & 2 slots on the linky line-up!

Thanks for hosting, Marie!


Do you have that good ole fashion dance fever? Then, continue the party with…

LadyJava's Lounge



Which of female artists did you enjoy the best?

Can you think of another song she did you like better? 

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