Clay Aiken with Autumn Splendor

This year the arrival of fall means it's that much closer to 2010!
A big event will be the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C.
That is exciting, but not what I'm looking forward to the most.

So what am I looking forward to the new year? Decca Records said to expect new music from Clay Aiken in the first half of 2010! A new Clay CD, TV shows, and there will have to be a tour, don't you think?! Yahoo!

To keep Clay fans busy until then, the National Inclusion Project Gala is less than a month away, with Thanksgiving, Halloween, and Christmas not far behind. This short lull is a good time to catch up on routine jobs until the festivities and excitement have returned.

Fall and spring are traditional times to clean your house. Do some multi-tasking by reflecting back over the months gone by while doing the cleaning. Gather the positive events and the negative. Keep the positives to remember, and toss the negatives out. Take the lessons learned from both sides, then relax and enjoy your refreshed home and mind.

Time to turn on the stereo for my motivational music to accompany the cleaning up - Clay Aiken music is playing, of course! Clay’s songs are the most powerful companion at any time.

Elsie Brady

How silently they tumble down
And come to rest upon the ground
To lay a carpet, rich and rare,
Beneath the trees without a care,
Content to sleep, their work well done,
Colors gleaming in the sun.

At other times, they wildly fly
Until they nearly reach the sky.
Twisting, turning through the air
Till all the trees stand stark and bare.
Exhausted, drop to earth below
To wait, like children, for the snow

I Know How the River Feels by Clay Aiken
montage by Claysmelody

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Bsrefong Puzzles
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Power of the Dream - National Inclusion Project
montage by LovesClaysVoice
song by Celine Dion

Power of the Dream - National Inclusion Project

for more Clay news and fun visit

Carolina On My Mind
Clay Aiken News Network

This is a beautiful blog from our friend in Columbia,
Thank you Rossy.

ClayColumbia-Who are Clay Aiken's Fans
More links at the bottom of the page!

rebus answer

Something powerful that works every season of the year is a hug!



Making a Difference - From the Heart

"It doesn't really matter to me how I make a difference,
I just want to make sure that I do"
"I think celebrities have an obligation to the public
to not just sing or act."

~ Clay Aiken ~

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After a longer break than usual from blogging it's fun to be back with favourite montages from fun TV and concert clips to the serious plight of children in need around the world, new Clay puzzles, and Clay's Biography.


Watching videos on YouTube is fun to do.
Recently I found this totally fun Clay Aiken montage of clips from TV and Concerts--by SueReu

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from Clay Aiken


The other day a friend I don't see often came over, and while we were catching up, she asked me about Clay with the usual "what's he up to these days?" My friend spends very little time on the computer, it's not her thing, she doesn't even like using e-mail--but she does enjoy Clay's singing and I always make sure she gets his CD's and a concert DVD or two.

After she left I got to thinking about all the things Clay has accomplished since 2003, it's been a lot! My computer files and cupboard full of CD's and DVD's are proof of that! Can you list his ventures? Being rather lazy and a Google addict, I searched for Clay's Biography and came up with a long list. I chose one, enjoyed reading it, and will share the first part of it here. The link to the full bio is at the end of this portion.

Enjoy the memories until the new ones arrive!

Clay Aiken is an American pop singer who began his rise to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003. RCA Records offered him a recording contract, and his multi-platinum debut album Measure of a Man was released in October 2003. He released four more albums on the RCA label: Merry Christmas with Love, A Thousand Different Ways, and the Christmas EP, All is Well. His fourth studio album On My Way Here was released on May 6, 2008.

In the years following his American Idol appearance, Aiken has launched eight tours, authored a New York Times best-selling book Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life with Allison Glock, and was the executive producer for a 2004 televised Christmas special, A Clay Aiken Christmas. He has been a frequent talk show guest, particularly on The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. He appeared as a guest star on Scrubs and participated in comedy skits on Kimmel, Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.

Aiken created the National Inclusion Project (formerly the Bubel/Aiken Foundation) in 2003, accepted a UNICEF ambassadorship in 2004, and in 2006 was appointed for a two-year term to the Presidential Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

Aiken made his Broadway debut playing the role of Sir Robin in Monty Python's Spamalot in January 2008. His run ended in May but he rejoined the cast as Sir Robin in September and remained through January 4, 2009.

Read the rest of Clay's impressive biography here:

Clay Aiken's Biography

The Best Is Yet To Come!!



new puzzles by Bsrefong
Many thanks to Sally

(answer to rebus at end of blog)


As Long As We're Here - Clay Aiken

Beautiful montage by Gerwhisp

"Clay Aiken singing As Long As We're Here from the CD On My Way Here. Music video with animation and UNICEF clips.
Song written by Jan Buckingham and Rebecca Lynn-Howard."


for more Clay news and fun visit

Carolina On My Mind
Clay Aiken News Network

More links at the bottom of the page!


Clay Aiken Pure Gold

There is a lot of enthusiasm around the world for Clay Aiken!
Recently the news of his new record label - Universal Decca, new music from Clay early in 2010, new photos, etc., have all created growing excitement.

Website polls are very active with Clay fans support.
An example is:
The Tweeterwall - Worldwide Ultimate World Idol

Clay Aiken has been with us since 2003,
and the Best is Yet to Come!!

What's so great about enthusiasm?

- enthusiasm is about others

- enthusiasm is about your subject

- enthusiasm is infectious

- enthusiasm is creative

- enthusiasm is fun

- enthusiasm inspires confidence in yourself

There are few things more enjoyable than sharing your enthusiasm about something/someone you’re passionate about, and feeling others share your enthusiasm.

Clay Aiken - JBT Stump the Band Medley Montage

Clay Aiken - Everything I Have
~ Spotlightlover~

Clay Aiken is Good News!

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