I would like to confess that the kids and I rock out to Miley and the Bieb every morning to get our day started just right. And I’m not at all embarrassed. Miley may make some choices that I don’t quite understand, but I still love her damn music. And same goes with JB, although I’m more selective about his songs.
But seriously, I’ve thought a lot about Miley and the woman she’s turning into. After the whole VMA debacle, I was like, “Whoa! What the hell happened to sweet Hannah Montana?” But then the more I thought about it, the more I realized that she’s been portrayed as someone for all of these years. And now she’s just doing whatever the hell she wants – image be damned. She cut her hair and sticks her tongue out. She talks about doing ecstasy. (Which, by the way, when she says “…dancing with Molly…” in her song, Audra thinks she’s saying “Miley” and I’m totally good with that. P.S. I had to google WTH “molly” meant because I’m that old.) But I mean, she makes some good points, and I usually find her to be quite intelligent in her interviews.
I found this article and loved her quotes. Here are a few that they posted:
I remember seeing somewhere where she found it ironic that during the VMA performance, they censored the word “molly” while allowing her to dance around on stage the way she did. I mean, isn’t that totally right?! I’m much more “offended” by that visual image than I am a word about drugs in a song. I’m not really offended by either, although I hope to never see Audra doing them. But she may, and what the eff am I going to do about it? Does it make her a bad person? Nope. And I’ve definitely made about 1000 choices that made my parents groan in frustration. Shit happens. We are our own people, and we don’t always do things that make others happy.
Okay that was random. I think I have too much time on my hands.
So yesterday, I actually did get off my ass and walk to the grocery store! I took Austin with me and that was the best decision ever. He is so much fun.
It turned out that the walk was 1.5 miles each way (versus the 1 mile I previously thought), and the clouds were looking ominous.