“What about ‘9 to 5’?”
And so it began.
Let’s face it: Not doing this would be a heck of a lot easier than doing this.
Even Sir Isaac Newton’s laws open with: “An object at rest stays at rest.”
There is something to be said for inertia.
There is a tendency for us not to do things.
To stay at rest.
There was no way that I was going to pay any attention to the announcement of the 2022 nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The list includes: Pat Benatar, Kate Bush, DEVO, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, Fela Kuti, MC5, New York Dolls, Dolly Parton, Rage Against The Machine, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, A Tribe Called Quest, and Dionne Warwick.
And yes, the Melrosian taunting or goading, for that’s what it was, came from the inclusion of Dolly Parton in the accumulated nominations for the honor, if that’s precisely what it is.