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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Your Dying Spouse 692 - My First Music Video! {FMF}

You asked for it!
You DEMANDED it!
And now...YOU'VE GOT IT!

Yes...here's Andrew Budek-Schmeisser making his singing debut with  I Feel Pretty.

Well, the first couple of lines, anyway, because Barb's camera can only do five seconds of video at a time, and my voice will only last that long.

But when you hear it, I'm sure that you'll agree that five seconds was enough.

Or more than enough.


And yes, a few years ago I really did sing I Feel Pretty in the produce aisle at Walmart, just to make Barb smile.

She's still smiling.

Why should I curse my fate?
There's so much to enjoy
and such grace to appreciate,
used in God's employ.
Even Jesus had to die;
that portal can't be dodged,
but there's no need to wonder why,
nor complaints that must be lodged.
Every day's a given page
to write on as we will,
to tear and shred in futile rage,
or to mark with gracious quill.
When at last to God's will I concede,
may He find my words a cracking read.

And over to Juile Andrews (who has nothing on me!) singing I Feel Pretty.


Thanks to Carol Ashby, Blessed Are The Pure Of Heart is back on Kindle, and will be available in paperback soon.

Friends are everything. I couldn't have done it.

Marley, the canine waif from Afghanistan, whom WE helped save, has a Facebook page! Please drop by to see how happy he is today.


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24 comments:

  1. yay for making loved ones smile! Keep it up! :)

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    1. Annette, that's my mission in life now, making them smile.

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  2. I love it, Andrew! Thanks for the video. :) And I loved your poem, too. I'm glad you are continuing to bless us with your presence online! Blessings to you and yours!

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    1. I'm so glad you enjoyed this, Gayl! Blessings back!

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  3. You make us all keep smiling!!! I love it, you brave man!

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  4. This is great! Thanks for the smile today!

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  5. Oh my! I do believe I'm speechless!

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  6. Wow! I'm impressed! I wish I could have been there when you were singing it in Walmart!

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    1. Lesley, thanks...it did draw a crowd, and since we live in a small town, word got around.

      Wasn't asked for an encore, though. Ah, well.

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  7. I love this! It pretty such a smile on my face!

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  8. (((((Andrew)))))

    ... and I love Julie Andrews, too.

    Annie in Texas

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    1. ((((((Annie!))))))

      I love Julie Andrews as well; I used to be able to sing all her numbers from Camelot (as well as Burton's an Goulet's).

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  9. Thanks for the smile, Andrew. Keep singing!

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    1. My dear Norma, you're very welcome...and being so blessed, how can I keep from singing?

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  10. Now, that's quite the appropriate song for you, Andrew! How brave you are to put yourself out there for all of us, but not because you don't have a good voice (you really do!), because ... well, you know! Lol! Thanks for this laugh and for your amazing prose as well!

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    1. Beth, I'm so glad you enjoyed this...it's such a feel-good song, and I often try to sing it to the dogs, for it makes them happy.

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  11. The thought of you singing "I Feel Pretty" to Barbara in the Walmart produce aisle made me smile. Thank you for sharing your five second performance with us. I am praying for you and Barb!

    Jolene

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    1. I'm so glad you liked this, Jolene, and liked the thought of the Walmart performance. It was fun.

      And we thank you so much for your prayers!

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