This song came into being at the behest of Christy Harnett, who
planned a special activity for the class of 2002. Because of the
tragic events of Sept. 11 all field trips were cancelled for
that school year in the county. Thus this class missed out on
the annual trip to Philadelphia, enjoyed by fifth graders.
Christy went to work planning a day of fun at the school, which
culminated in a madigal dinner in the gym. The tables were laid
out so that all could sit looking at each other. The principal
and vice principal sat the the head, as Lord and Lady of the
Manor. A variety of entertainment was planned. I was to be the
troubador, Christy instructed. "You will write a song for it,"
she said. And I did. The above is what I came up with, a song
which I also sang at their "graduation." It was fun. The kids
are below. They have since grow up and are living out their