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see her pass with grace on the water's face with clean and quiet pride

Posted on 2009.17.06 at 01:16
where am I: on my bed with my as-yet-to-be-named laptop
How I feel about it all: mellowmellow
Soundtrack: Stan Rogers - Bluenose
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More icon descriptions, this time for chickadilly:

1.

The caption reads 'Does she not take wing like a living thing?'; it's a line from 'Bluenose' by Stan Rogers.

The ship in the image is the Nova Scotia Schooner Bluenose II, the 'daughter' of the original racing ship/fishing vessel Bluenose, which has a very cool history, not least of which is that her likeness has been on the Canadian dime since 1937. I use this icon when someone goes above and beyond to make their dreams real. isiscolo inspired this one, because she's just that awesome. :D

This isn't the original image I used; I couldn't find that one. It's close, though:



...and this is the song the lyric is from, with footage of the original ship:



Why yes, I DO have to turn everything into a history lesson, thank you very kindly. ;)


2.

Me, circa Christmas, 1973, with my brandy-new copy of Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road LP, one of my Best Presents Ever. I still have it.


3.

Elton and Bernie playing on the beach. I'm not sure exactly when the picture was taken. I'm thinking somewhere around 1974-ish. I love how happy they look.


4. 1964 VW bus, a.k.a. my dream car. Complete with split-screen windshield and engine in the back. Awesome as heck. Someday I might even own one.


5.

Ad for Look & Feel Canadian Breath Spray.

I actually ordered this, along with Believe in God Breath Spray. I made the icon a long time before that, though, after I'd caught my breath from laughing really hard. I might not ever open it, though, so I can't tell you if it works or not. Anyway, if I ever decide to become Canadian, I'll probably do it the old-fashioned way, even though it takes way, way longer. ;)

Comments:


Loony Loopy Lea Lovegood
chickadilly at 2009-06-17 05:42 (UTC) ()
HEe - I asked about two Elton icons and didn't even know it. XD

ETA - ya know ... I don't real people ship at all but ... I kind of DO in a way with BErnie and Elton. I can't help it - they're BERNIE AND ELTON!!!

I LOVE THAT THERE IS A LOOK AND FEEL CANADIAN BREATH SPRAY! *dies*



Edited at 2009-06-17 05:43 (UTC)
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2009-06-18 02:06 (UTC) ()
Dude. My favourite album is Captain Fantastic. I get what you're saying. :)

Blue Q has a whole line of way awesome breath sprays. I should get this one.
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