My husband and I were driving down the highway in a rented minivan, during a horrendous thunderstorm. We were both exhausted, hungry and fairly grumpy. All we wanted to do was to finally get to our destination, a hotel in Virginia Beach, for our honeymoon.

A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend.
A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend.

Sheets of rain pushed us onward. The radio was tuned in to an oldies channel.

Then this song came on. We both looked at each other and started laughing, a case of the loopy giggles. We started singing along to it the best we could, making up lyrics to fit our situation. The stress of the day lessened a bit, and our spirits were lifted.

This song is absolutely awful, but every time I hear it, I think of Tom. Our honeymoon is a story that I still haven’t been able to retell, it is too fresh yet. Hollywood could make a movie about it, seriously.

So anyways, thank you Gordon Lightfoot, for the much needed comic relief.