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Keep Oppo Bad Company

This song does a pretty good job of describing things for me right now. One day you’re up, And the next day you’re down, though overall, the song has a decidedly positive note. I will face the sun, leaving shadows far behind. I’m reading about the Battle of Britain right now, and these lyrics bring to my mind Churchill’s “broad, sunlit uplands.

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I’ve been on a major Free/Bad Company/The Firm/Paul Rodgers kick lately. This music was a very big part of my high school and college years. I’m also feeling tinges of what might be called a midlife crisis. Not that I want to relive my youth or go buy a sports car (well, I do want a sports car, just not for those reasons), but more an intense nostalgia for my younger days. That’s probably exacerbated by current events. I’m sure that once I can get back to my regularly scheduled programming, I’ll enjoy being old again. It’s just hard to see that happening any time soon.

Thanks for indulging me, Oppo.

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