While taking my 88 year old mom for her daily walk around the block today we ran into a Mocking bird that must have been nesting. We know this because of the fit of fury we witnessed as we passed by the tree where it was hanging out. Territorial little buggers they are with that ever so distinctive song. Hearing the mockingbirds’ chatter I was reminded of a favorite tune that just happens to be the…




Originally released in 1974, this Carly Simon duet with her then husband James Taylor is woven into the fabric that is me. It is one of those songs that is the soundtrack that is my life.

Carly Simon & James Taylor – Mocking Bird – performed for the MUSE No Nukes concert 1979

Amazing performance. Notice Carly’s lack of shoes!