Today I was driving home from work and Libby asked if she could listen to Radio Disney...no problem. Libby can sing most of the songs they play (sad to say, so can I!) We were just about home when a total blast from the past started to play...New Kids On The Block-Hangin' Tough! I will admit in back in the day, I loved this boy band. I am pretty sure that they were one of the original "boy bands". I had all of their cassette tapes, and knew every word to every song. The highlight was going to their concert. I still cannot believe that my parents let me go to a concert. I still remember how much fun it was...Tiffany opened for them! (I know that I am aging myself.) My best friend at the time Jennifer Sirago invited me to come and we had a blast! I even had a poster and a t-shirt with them on it. Man was I cool!
(This was the poster I had of them!!! I know that you are totally jealous of me!)
This is my t-shirt! Yes, I did wear this out in public! And yes, I thought I was cool! YIKES!
As I drove this afternoon, I turned up the song so loud, had the windows down and was singing at the top of my lungs. Liberty was looking at me funny, and then asked, "Mom, how do you know all the words?" I told her this was "my music". She just sort of laughed. Here is the funniest part, after the song was over, the DJ on Radio Disney made a comment that totally hit home...he said,