I was scheduled to be on one of those coast-to-coast conference calls once. You know: something urgent to discuss, a whole lot of edgy, self-important sorts from corporate
I had dealt with most of these people before. They were sharp, smart, tough. So was I, at that time.
I dialed the number.
WELCOME TO YOUR
. YOUR CONFERENCE IS SET TO BEGIN IN ONE MINUTE… AT&T CONFERENCING CENTER
Ah, James… I thought, and sat back. The first song was, I think,
There were several more, then the Muzak switched to Sade Adu's work,
then back to James Taylor. I closed my eyes, listening and suddenly noticed that twenty
minutes had passed. What was going
on? I didn't care. Mexico
James Taylor is one of those artists who just keeps getting better. And he is an artist. A friend of mine, learning guitar, decided to play Mr. Taylor's Fire and Rain. It's a simple-sounding song, right? She picked it after playing Year of the Cat, which she thought hard. The chords in Fire and Rain were tricky, difficult, nearly impossible. And he made it sound so smooth.
How sweet it is…
And he does a good remake of an older song.
So, for the H entry, click the link below and enjoy the words and some pretty pictures:
Oh - the conference call that was on hold for twenty minutes? After twenty minutes of James Taylor with a touch of Sade Adu, we were too mellow to argue about anything.