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Over My Head, I Hear Music in the Air

I came across the following video on youtube (is a choir from Ireland, I believe) and got the song "Over My Head, I Hear Music in the Air" stuck in my head. It's one we sing in my church sometimes (not nearly often enough!) I love it, it really does fill me with joy to sing it. Out loud. Some of the people in my building give me really strange looks when I walk around singing or humming...I mentioned that to a friend once and he said ignore them, obviously they don't have music in their souls. Excellent advice!

I couldn't remember all the real words, so just made up my own, singing about what makes me hear music in the air and fills me with joy. I flipped an email to Valerie, because I knew she would recognize the song...I'll share our email exchange because it kind of cracked me up:

[Me] PS - our friendship makes me sing "Over my head...I hear music in the air...there must be a God somewhere" ♥

[Valerie] there definately is... dido

[Me] dido? should I know what that means?

[Valerie] It means that I echo those same sentiments with regards to our friendship

[Me] Ahhh...I get it now. Was pronouncing it in my head as "Dye-doh". (Who was a woman from Greek mythology...also a singer that Sara listens to...) Just the way you wrote the whole phrase, I thought maybe it was also an obscure reference to God's existence or something! Funny.

[Valerie] okay, that is too funny :)


My dear friend is a woman of many talents...spelling, however, is definitely not one of them! :) Of course, I realize it's blindingly obvious now that she meant "ditto", but in my defence she is a minister, after all, and references to God actually are part of her everyday language...that's my excuse anyway!

Comments (2)

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Anne, cool song and video. Makes my Friday morning. Now I'm going to have that in my head during my commute to work....

Btw, I thought the dido-ditto e-mail conversation was cute.

Thanks for sharing the video and song and have a great weekend!

Anne:

Hey Kathy, it's a great song to have in your head, isn't it? Yeah, I am still chuckling over the dido-ditto thing...a prime example of my over-thinking tendency hard at work! lol

Enjoy your weekend, too!! :)

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