It's a beautiful day in the Neighborhood...
Updated: Apr 29
"I'm goin' where the climate suits my clothes..."
I'm goin' where the temperature matches my age..."
WHO IS MY NEIGHBOR???
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) - Singing on the Subway Scene (4/10) | Movieclips (02:06)
--beginning at 00:34 Mr. Rogers shares with his interviewer what he calls the most beautiful word in sign language: FRIEND.
Fellow Passengers: When we're riding the rails, be sure to pay attention to that sign on the subway car door.
Ah, but when our lives are goin' OFF the rails, follow these recommendations:
Bill Withers - Lean On Me (Live in Chicago, 1972) (04:04)
Added April 14...After writing this post, Eileen and I re-watched the film and I re-visited the post to add these two songs...One sung from a man's perspective and another from a woman's... James Taylor & Carole King - You've Got A Friend (BBC In Concert, 11/13/71) (05:04)
Carole King - You've Got a Friend (from Welcome To My Living Room) (06:27)
The 59th Street Bridge Song - Simon & Garfunkel (01:46)
--Nov 14, 2011 Elmo and Grover cover The 59th Street Bridge Song at the Library of Congress tribute to Paul Simon in 2007.
Here's the view from in front of the venue:
"ENCORE!" The crowd called out for more"
Peanuts Gang Singing "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" by: Simon & Garfunkel (02:26)
One more with Paul and Art so I can include it in the WALKLIST at the end of the post. The others are marked for kids only and can't be shared.
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (03:12)
Out walking around town...
"DON'T FOLLOW LEADERS...WATCH YOUR PAWKING METAWS..."
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues (Official HD Video) (02:15)
How Julius would cross that river today (Stop & Shop "pawking" lot):
The die is cast... [History buffs: "Alea iacta est"]
--I studied Latin for 4 years at Power Memorial Academy in NYC and then 2 more at our "graduate" school in New Rochelle: Iona...
--At Power, we had a teacher for Latin named Brother Phillips. Out of his earshot, we used to joke that he was so old, he had taught Julius Caesar to speak Latin.
"DO YOU SWEAR TO TELL THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH?"...
If this was a qualification for elected office... How'd George and a lot of the other officials ever get elected???
LIAR LIAR - Jim Carrey - Court Scene (01:04)
"It's a beautiful day in my West Hempstead neighborhood..."
Ant Colony...Subdivision...Be mindful of where we step...OR...
Pink Panther to dead ant… | Dad Jokes (0:09)
After a Grateful Dead concert...
Ants carrying away the Dead & Dying [HD] (01:46)
Nearing home...just kicking down the cobblestones...covered with children's sidewalk chalk artistry...
Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound (1966 - Live) (02:13)
PREHISTORIC WEST HEMPSTEAD
Spotted this fella in the middle of the street while I was out walking on Meredith Lane. Hmm...It's a dead end street...guess nobody told this critter that dinos are passé...
The real deal...see next section...
CLIMBING THE WALLS...
Italian Wall Lizard - Herp Quest #13 (Herpetology Education) (04:55)
How Garden City (& West Hempstead) became home to these tiny lizards
--Hey, Gumba's - Yeah, I'm talkin' to youse...Don't get upset that these creatures come from Sicily...I'm not makin' any comparison...as I value my legs...Just the way they are... :)))
--As I watched this video, I learned that I share an important evolutionary adaptive trait with "podarcis siculus" - WE ARE BOTH OMNIVOROUS.
--And another clarification: Herpetologists are persons who study these ancient beings. It's a process called "herping." NOTE: They are NOT called...
(also in the Italian Wall Lizard video) One of my favorite desserts (spelled with 2 s's - b/c we always want seconds). Oh...this deSSert also has a double consonant: "nn"...Nice!
NOTE: These wall lizards are different from Lounge Lizards...though some who've encountered the latter might disagree....: )))
Located in nearby Garden City, they are part of major league lacrosse.
OF TEACHERS & LOUNGE LIZARDS...
Buster The Lounge Lizard 1 (06:00)
With apologies to all my teacher friends : ))))
--Lemme know when you're having a garage sale of all the confiscated items.
Geez, back in my day, I'm sure the nuns & brothers had a ton of these:
"We sure could use a man like Alfred Neuman today..." : )))
All in the Family / Archie Bunker's Place Opening Credits (01:39)
WALLS: KEEPING SOME PEOPLE IN AND SOME OUT...
...SEE ME AFTER SCHOOL...IN DETENTION...
Another Brick in the Wall Pt. 2 (The Wall) - 1080p Remastered (05:42)
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall, Part Two (Official Music Video) (03:18)
DANCIN' IN THE STREETS...COSMIC CARDIO...
We're never to old...
Amazing Dancer with Street Performer in The Hague, Netherlands (03:53)
We'll still be dancin' when we're DEAD...
'Dancing In The Streets' (432Hz) Grateful Dead Live @ Cornell University '77 (17:00)
We know "Jerry"...but what about "Tom"??? Read on...
Grateful Dead - 06/06/1970 Dancin' in the Streets (16:53)
Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead 1968-1970)
NJ native Grateful Dead pianist Tom Constanten plays on with Dose Hermanos
GRANDPARENTS: Once upon a STORYTIME...
Pearlie - White Shade of Pale / Flower Talk (24:05)
WALKLIST (all songs)
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