Yes! The second Pickabar song of 2011. My muse has been really slacking so far this year, but she still comes through now and again. Here’s a tune about the favored designer label of skins, mods, rude boys and other assorted English subcultures.
Fresh new hair cut, crisp new jeans
Jet black polo with white piping
you say my spending is obscene
I say I’m living a subculture dream
I’m a Fred Perry Fanatic, baby
and I don’t care who knows
I earned every dollar that I ever had
so I spend what I want on clothes
People say we all dress the same
But take a closer look I’m doing my own thing
They don’t get tradition and that’s a shame
I don’t give a damn about trends or fame
I rock the laurel wreath from my head to my shoes
Snow white polo and the piping is blue
There’s more to life than fashion, yeah that’s true
But I make sure I look good no matter what I do
Hopefully, this opens the floodgates.
The discus that rules our tank was originally named Jack…until she laid eggs and we had to rename her Jackie. Well, last week the low man on the totem pole decided to lay eggs. That’s right, Hank is now Hanna!
Sarah first noticed Hanna doing the pre-egg laying routine of pecking and swimming alongside the candidate branch like object. Being my know-it-all self, I insisted that Hanna was just looking for food. An hour later she was laying her eggs. Once again, I ‘d be better off if I paid more attention to what Sarah was saying!
The only downside to finding out that Hanna is a female is that it ruins our tribute to Venture Brothers. Our two Blue Turquoise discus were named “Hank and Dean”, the names of the young boys in the series. Then again, the writers of the series seemed to be really pressed for ideas during the last season, so maybe art will imitate life.
One of our tank lights comes with LED moonlights, but the light is on a timer. The moonlights don’t have a separate power cord, so they can’t be run after the timer switches the light off. We were thinking of buying a moonlight, but then we remembered that we had some left over lights from Christmas. MacGuyver!