Contrary to popular belief, bloggers are people too. We pay taxes, bleed when stabbed (this is not an invitation to knife me), and have loving mothers who don't understand how we generate a paycheck from this interweb and its complicated series of tubes.

So, in honor of today being my dear mother's birthday, here is a favorite song of hers:

She gave me the Stand By Me soundtrack as my first cassette ever, with this song kicking off the record, thus planting the seeds for my longtime love of music. Thanks, mom!

Okay, now back to the snark.