Friday, May 28, 2010

Playlist For A Happy Birthday!

{newborn me}

Today is my birthday. Does it still count as a birth when it's a Cesarean section? My mom would probably say so. :)

Ever wonder where the term Cesarean section came from? In Latin class in high school, I learned two different theories. The first is that it comes from an alleged Roman law named Lex Caesarea that stated an infant had to be cut out of the mother's womb if she died before giving birth. The other theory, which I was taught had more merit, is that the term comes from the Latin verb caedere, which means "to cut". A form of this word is caesum and it seems this is probably where the term came from.


It's my birthday! And on such a fabulous day, it is only fitting that I share with you my good mood. So here is my current "It's My Birthday!" playlist, complete with youtube links and my favorite lyrics from each song.


The Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition (video)
"Songs of desperation, I played them for you"

Jimmy Eat World - Sweetness (video)
"String from your tether unwinds, up and outward to bind"

Train - Hey, Soul Sister (video)
"You gave my life direction, a game show love connection we can't deny"

Timbaland - If We Ever Meet Again (fetauring Katy Perry) (video)
"Baby what's your sign tell me yours and I'll tell you mine"

Elvis Presley - Stuck On You (video)
"'Cause once I catch you and the kissin' starts, a team of wild horses couldn't tear us apart"

The Beatles - Let It Be (video)
"And when the night is cloudy, there is still a light that shines on me"

The Dirty Heads - Lay Me Down (featuring Rome) (video)
"I said it's hot outside, let me go swimming in your eyes"

Jack's Mannequin - The Resolution (video)
"Yeah I'm alive, I don't need a witness to know that I survived"

Boyz II Men - Amazing Grace (Acapella) (video)
"'Tis Grace that brought me safe thus far and Grace will lead me home."
Papa Roach - Time is Running Out (video)
"I refuse to surrender, I refuse to surrender"

Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire (video)
"Sometimes it's like someone took a knife baby, edgy and dull, and cut a six-inch valley through the middle of my soul"

Toby Keith - Beer For My Horses (featuring Willie Nelson) (video)
"Grandpappy told my pappy back in my day, son, that a man had to answer for the wicked that he'd done"

Michael Franti & Spearhead - Say Hey (I Love You) (video)
"But I don’t want to write a love song for the world, I just want to write a song about a boy and a girl"

** If you'd happen to like a "hard-copy" copy of this playlist, send me an email with your address and I'll drop it in the mail to you! :) **


  1. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful day! :)

  2. mmmm isaiah was a c-section baby, much to my horror. after lovely natural labor and pushing for 2 hrs, we finally realized he was breech. off to surgery we went. i'd say it's most definitely still a birth, ha!

    have a happy happy day!

  3. Happy Birthday!! Mine is next week. Thanks for the tunes!

  4. Happy Birthday!! Great music playlist :) Hope you have a fantastic day!

  5. Happy birthday -- hope you're having a great time! I adore the fun playlist, too.

  6. happy late birthday! i wish you nothing but the best. your an amazing gal, and great list!


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