April 25, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 1

Nothing like a song to change a serious tune

Of Cabbages and Kings

A tune from 1927

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“Oh, We ain’t got a barrel of money.

Maybe we’re ragged and funny.

But, we travel along, singing a song.

Side by side.”

In case you’re wondering what’s wrong with my computer or my head, I just thought a little respite from last week’s serious talk might be in order. The lyrics (yes, it is a song) to the above tune were written by Gus Kahn and Harry M. Woods. This morning when my dog was walking me to our designated turn toward home and the sun was finally shining so sweetly, the little ditty popped into my mind.

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