I grew up pretty indifferent to the Stones. I knew the hits. The hits were fine, but whatever. It was ancient history. My appreciation for the 60's was hyper-focused on the Who. And what self respecting new wave fan listened to the Stones for crying out loud? but when I turned 30 I had an epiphany. those mid-period stones records? from the late 60's and early 70's? jeez louise. why did it take me 30 years to figure this out. Beggar's Banquet? Let it Bleed? Sticky Fingers? Exile On Main Street? These are some of the best records ever made. When I admitted this total reversal of opinion to my fellow
Here's my green piece. (oh MAN I just said green peace) for Daisy Yellow's Rainbow
It made me realize I don't use much green (i.e. grass green, Celtics green, Kermit green). I'm much more earth-tone when it comes to green. so there you have it. Not really a dead flower, but a dormant tree. It doesn't feel rainbow-licious, but I like it nonetheless.