Intro: Inspiration Monday

Happy Monday!

I thought long and hard about series posts and what I would do if/when I started them.  This is the first series that I’ve decided to call “Inspiration Monday.”  I think the weekends, while fun and exciting, can also be full of running around and sometimes more work/stress than your actual work/school week.  When your weekends are great, Monday’s tend to get a bad rap.  I know.  I’ve been one of those people who has dreaded a Monday or two.

So I figure this would be a good time where a little inspiration is in order.  This can range from a random song on the radio, a pretty scenic photo, a deep thought-provoking quote.  Or even a DIY project or recipe to try.  Anything that will get the juices flowing and you moving towards another glorious weekend. ;]

So my first post for “Inspiration Monday” is music-based.  Quelle surprise.  I love me some music.

It was a tie between “Radioactive” and “On Top Of The World” – both by a very cool band out of Las Vegas named Imagine Dragons.  Actually their whole debut album is full of awesomeness and while I don’t necessarily think they’d be “appropriate” for a wedding, I do think these two songs are pretty cool energy boosters.  So take a listen and maybe they’ll inspire you to do an extra rep in the gym or add a little bit more elbow grease when you’re cleaning your baseboards.


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I’m waking up, I feel it in my bones
Enough to make my systems blow
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, I’m Radioactive, Radioactive
Whoa,whoa, whoa whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, I’m Radioactive, Radioactive


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‘Cause I’m on top of the world, ‘ay
I’m on top of the world, ‘ay
Waiting on this for a while now
Paying my dues to the dirt
I’ve been waiting to smile, ‘ay
Been holding it in for a while, ‘ay
Take you with me if I can
Been dreaming of this since a child
I’m on top of the world.

Let me know what you think!

If you’ve got an idea for “Inspiration Monday” – drop me a note at  Make sure you put “Inspiration Monday” in the Subject line.  I’d love to hear from you.

– Melissa for KML Events


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