Monthly Archives: November 2011

“The Light I Leave”

Lily is obsessed with Mary Poppins these days.  This means we all get treated to various performances of those famous songs:  “Spoonful of Sugar,”  “Jolly Holiday,”  “Chim Chim Cheree,”  “Supercalif — ” … well, you get it.  In fact, she’s watched the movie so many times now, that we’re starting to hear renditions of the lesser-known tunes.  With that, I present you with the original version of “The Life I Lead”:

And  here’s Lily’s version (complete with subtitles):



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out of the mouths of babes . . .

a recent chat between lily and her dad . . .


dad: do you know what helping means?

lily:  yeah.  it’s like if a cheetah runs over you and then a fireman comes to help.  that’s helping.

dad:  you’re right.  that’s helping.


hilarious!  at least she’s getting the gist of it, right?

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