Love in our hearts, we didn’t know the world is complicated
Gleam in our eyes, time would show just what our love was made of

Who knew the way things work in this world we’ve made for ourselves?
Where I work myself to death, and you raise the kids

Can’t we try to amend our path of struggle for a while?
To pretend our lives are free and carefree still?
And that I just fell in love with you at the Anchor Grill

Money and time… we didn’t know they’d be so hard to come by
"Look and you’ll find"? We didn’t know, that’s just some fabled school rhyme

We’ll never get ahead in this world
Not ‘til we move ahead of this world we’ve made for ourselves
Where there’s no time to kiss, and no room to even breathe

Can’t we try to amend our path of struggle for a while?
To pretend our lives are free and carefree still?
And that I just fell in love with you
At the Anchor Grill
It’s our life, it’s standing right in front of me
It’s our time, and we know the way we wanna be
Can’t you see?

So let’s drop the kids at your folks, let’s go
Where it’s never too late for breakfast
And everything’s gonna get better

Can’t we try to amend our path of struggle for a while?
Can’t we try to amend our path of struggle for a while?
To pretend our lives are free and carefree still?
‘Cause I just fell in love with you
At the Anchor Grill




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    General CommentDoes anybody know where the Anchor Grill is? I'd like to go there sometime and try their lame coffee.
    freehat17on May 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, its so nice... i wish i knew where the anchor grill was too....that guitar riff is the coolest! descendents rock
    anna_mcgrannaon March 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is likely about Milo's wife. Now that he's always working all the time and there's the kids to worry about, he doesn't feel as close to her as he used to but he still wants to. He wants things to be like they were when their lives were free and carefree still. Anchor Grill is probably a place of special significance between them, maybe where they used to go on dates or something? Anyways, it's a great song.
    Skacoreon May 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLove this song and I actually live pretty close to the anchor grill it's in covington kentucky it's a hole in the wall place but it is oh so great.
    giveyourteethon January 10, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI can listen to this song with choking up. It's a classic fit as much of you live into the lyrics and the song magically becomes about you. NOW. they are so freaking talented. If you can find a way to insert yourself in well over half Of their songs, then you are. OT listening. Do t forget they we young teens for the first few. Butt ALL came right in to pick it up. They tried to stay fun. But some of their serious stuff will rival any thing Desendents can dO. Long live them all!!!
    Mikeage54on May 11, 2012   Link

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