“If I were a boy ….
I’d put myself first
And make the rules as I go”

– “If I Were a Boy”

Between my addiction to early morning Vh1 and satellite radio, I often listen to songs that I wouldn’t otherwise play or pay attention to – case in point, “If I Were a Boy” by Beyonce. I was driving home to my parents’ house yesterday and heard this song while aimlessly wandering through my presets.

I have an uncanny talent to catch onto lyrics, to learn the words to songs after only hearing them once or twice. Lyrics especially seem to stick when they resonate with you – in other words, sometimes they write the song for you.

And that was my day …