When the that phrase runs through my head, the song from the musical, "Company" comes to mind. It is, however, a less positive take on the words. A youngish Elaine Stritch (in white hat) sings rehearsing for the original 1970 cast recording...
In my old lady life, the good small stuff is an email with picture plus short note from daughter about our 7 year old grandchild, "Zoe learns to tie her own shoelaces." To avoid turning it into not-so-good stuff, I gave into iPhoto's refusual to rotate the image.
Or, the two women, encountered in recent months. Both resonated to the message of the 17% button, pleased to take and wear one. At left, a much decorated checker at a local Whole Foods store; right, a dedicated Planned Parenthood petitioner at Powell's Books.
Happy find while searching for Stritch performances. Isotop Films is raising money for "Elaine Stritch: So Shoot Me," a documentary of this funny, bawdy, show-biz survivor, now 87 years old. Clip has song bits from her one-woman show, "At Liberty" in 2002. Living in NYC then, saw her at youthful 77! [Click on red letters for video]
"I've got money, I've got fame...if I could drive, I'd really be a menace!"