Posts Tagged ‘Hiking’

near the top (no smoking please)

Posted: August 15, 2014 by gamillerlasvegas in a few trails
Tags: , , , , ,

GAM049

Advertisements

an early start

Posted: August 14, 2014 by gamillerlasvegas in a few trails
Tags: , , , , ,

GAM073

Hard To Be Happy

Posted: December 13, 2013 by gamillerlasvegas in g.a. miller songs with lyrics
Tags: , , , , , ,

Hard To Be Happy

it’s hard to be happy when life gets crappy (x4)

it’s hard to keep smilin’ when the bills are pilin’ (x4)

life is like a salad / you gotta put dressing on / to make it taste good

and if that lettuce / is all brown and wrinkled / use extra dressing

knock on the table

it’s hard to eat steak when your teeth are fake (x3)

it’s hard to eat steak / have another milk shake

life is like a tree / you just stand around / waiting for the axe

once me and my woman / went hikin’ in the mountains

she was worried about bears / I said “baby relax”

a bear showed up

it’s hard to be funny when you lost your honey (3)

and it’s hard to be happy when life gets crappy

copyright – G.A. Miller

Darn It Ashley

so I’m hiking up in the mountains / with Ashley my girlfriend

unaware our happy trail / is about to end

we run into this mountain man / the mountain man says “hiya”

Speedo and a coonskin hat / he says his name is Jeremiah

darn it Ashley

Jeremiah has a moonshine jug / he’s a typical mountain man

Ashley takes a chug-a-lug / says “Jer, I like your tan”

well, we pass that jug around / I head for the moonshine zone

people let me tell you when I wake up / man, I’m all alone

darn it Ashley

I sit  down near the waterfall / to eat a little trail mix

I start in to missing Denver / God, how I love bricks

now this isn’t the first time / old Ashley’s gone astray

there was this cross-eyed matador / way down Mexico way

darn it Ashley

as Ashley’s out cavorting / with that Jeremiah dude

I sit around with my trail mix / longing for fast food

a Grizzly Bear comes nosing around / I figure it’s time to leave

Jeremiah my mama’s bowling ball / his name is probably Bruce or Steve

must reach Taco Bell

so I hop into my Neon / head back to civilization

turn on the Rockies game / to cheers and ovation

Larry Walker hits one out / the Rocks are up by three

Ashley don’t like baseball / baseball’s been good to me

darn it Ashley

copyright – G.A. Miller

drawing by Lizzie Miller