Q – Vin Ordinaire- anything but, and one of your best! Though you’re known for unexpected lines, “June is busting out all over” is a little OTT (in a good way, mind you…) even for you. Was it genuine inspiration or did you accept a dare or lose a bet? Again, you put it to great use, indeed,and should be teaching creative writing! I guess you are, for that matter.
A – I presume you are familiar with the original – from Rogers and Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’. So yes, I was pleased to take the line out of context and reuse it. By the way – probably my wife’s (who introduced me to R and H) least favourite of my songs.