“she’s just got a lot of rhythm”


Your Dominant Intelligence is Musical Intelligence

Every part of your life has a beat, and you’re often tapping your fingers or toes.
You enjoy sounds of all types, but you also find sound can distract you at the wrong time.
You are probably a gifted musician of some sort – even if you haven’t realized it.
Also a music lover, you tend to appreciate artists of all kinds.
You would make a great musician, disc jockey, singer, or composer.

I have to admit, I love these little blog thingamajigs! Again, Dianne pointed me to this one.

This is so true about me..well, I don’t know if I’m intellectual in music because I don’t currently play an instrument. But, you may or may not have picked it up yet, I *love* music. I love music so very much. It’s a huge part of my life. And I love all types of music. I don’t think there is a single genre in which I can find a song that I don’t like. If it moves me in some way, I like it. I’ve been wanting to pick up an instrument again. really badly. I’m drawn to the guitar, but I’ve tried it and the strings cut my fingers, and I’m a wimp like that. But I might just go for it again. I think I need to start out on nylon strings.

steve martin

Image by whittlz via Flickr

Strangely, I’m really drawn to the Banjo! I love bluegrass and would love to whip out a banjo and bang out some bluegrass tunes on it. I was watching and older SNL the other night that our Tivo caught (1976 I believe) and in the middle of Steve Martin’s monologue he whipped out a banjo and started ripping it up! It was hella cool. And then he said something like, “banjo music is happy music. You could sing the most awful, dreadful things and it would sound happy and cheerful.” and then he proceeded to sing some awful dreadful things, which was the punchline to his joke. But I think it’s true. I think I like the banjo, the way it sounds, because it’s fun and cheerful.

Okay, so what’s with the “she’s just got a lot of rhythm” reference? Well, I will tell you. and this is kind of embarrassing…but what the hell.

For some really strange reason, when I was a teeny child, I used to bounce my head on my pillow at night and sing “twinkle twinkle little star” to put myself to sleep. For some reason, doing that comforted me and calmed me down. And I would eventually go to sleep. I have no idea where I got this idea or why I did it. I barely remember even doing this because I was so little. But my mom said that I had been doing this from the time I was a baby, at least old enough to carry it out. She was really freaked out by it and took me to the doctor. The doctor checked me out and you know what his diagnosis was? “She’s just got a lot of rhythm.”

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