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Muppet Monday: Footloose & Fancy Free

According to my clock, I still have about 3 hours until Muppet Monday is officially over.

I made it!!

James actually gets the credit this week for Muppet Monday. We’re sitting in the middle of a pile of boxes in our new living quarters (don’t worry, I already unpacked my Muppet books!) so he thought “Movin’ Right Along” would be the perfect subject for this week.

I absolutely love this song. And I’ll tell you a little secret… before I heard the original in “The Muppet Movie”, I fell in love with Alkaline Trio’s version on The Green Album.

Seriously! I used to listen to it at the gym all the time.

But nothing beats Kermit and Fozzie road tripping around the U.S. I mean, who doesn’t travel without a banjo? That’s our Kermit.

I’m not sure it’s possible for “The Rainbow Connection” to ever be outdone but “Movin’ Right Along” is a close second. It’s catchy, fun, and still heartfelt. Plus it only makes the ultimate buddy moment that much better. (And there’s another Muppet cameo!)

With James and I embarking on a new adventure ourselves, the lyrics: “Movin’ right along / We’re truly birds of a feather /
We’re in this together and we know where we’re going” have never felt more fitting.

Hope you are all gearing up for a great week!

About Estelle Hallick


Estelle is a Disney enthusiast with a soft spot for Muppets, theatre, and small details. She thinks Animal Kingdom is a full day park, the BoardWalk feels like home, and nothing is better than watching Illuminations. When she's not writing about Disney, she enjoys hanging out with her cat and her husband, having adventures in Queens, New York. She can also be found geeking out over books at Rather Be Reading Blog.

AmandaOctober 15, 2012 - 9:39 pm

What a perfect song! How lovely it fits with your current adventure! A great start to a week brimming with potential!!

Rich TOctober 16, 2012 - 12:47 am

Hooray!!! I was hoping we might still get a Muppet Monday!!! Love this song! Glad you arrived safely at your new home!

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