Five Days And Counting

Dammit, Gill. Carin’s been whistling and humming this song for days now, and I’ll confess I’ve caught myself doing the same a time or 2.

And even though she called this Five Days And Counting, it was sent in a few days back so assuming it’s still in her head we’re at more like 7 or 8 now.

Have you ever had a song in your head that just wouldn’t go away no matter what you try? Friends I am in the throws of that currently.

How It Happened

As an avid reader I was in my room enjoying yet another book when the city of Buffalo was mentioned, and for some weird reason this song popped in to my head.

So for the first twenty-four hours of the song holding me as its prisoner I would sing shuffle off to Buffalo at random times.

Help Or Hindrance

The next evening I brought this up with some friends, and we heard the song. Mind you most people will tell you that to get a song out of your head you have to hear it. Unfortunately like a toddler kicking your seat repeatedly on a long flight, this only aggravated the issue.


By Friday night I was desperate to get this out of my head. My folks, who had been in Europe for three weeks had just returned, and I mentioned to my mom my issue. God bless her she tried to help. Unfortunately one of the salads she had over there contained Buffalo cheddar. When that was mentioned I giggled and the song popped in to my head like a rash that just won’t go away.


I have tried pretty much everything to get this out of my head from prayer, to singing it. I must also add that I am greatly surprised that my death hasn’t come at the end of my roommate’s crutches. What would you do in my situation?

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