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A Dark and Stormy Night
Sunday, July 28, 2013      8 comments

We've actually had a couple of dark and stormy nights here in Albuquerque. Slow moving thunderstorms, heavy rains, flooded streets and arroyos (drainage ditches), power lines, trees and branches blown down. Lightning tripped out power grids. ... Read more
Famous Quotes
Friday, July 26, 2013      12 comments

More quotes by famous people Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. Will Rogers The only difference bet... Read more
Yogi Berra Quotes
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      9 comments

Yogi was famous for playing and managing baseball, and his "yogi-isms". Here are just a few examples. A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore. Baseball is ninety... Read more
Mondegreens
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      9 comments

A "Mondegreen" is the term for when you mishear the words of a song or poem. The term was created by Sylvia Wright in 1954 in an essay, The Death of Lady Mondegreen. She described how she misheard the last line of the first stanza of the 17th ce... Read more
Wooly Bully
Monday, July 22, 2013      13 comments

Sam the Sham and the Pharohs, 1965 Another song where the lyrics were mumbled. According to Wikipedia, it was written as a kind of tribute to the Hully Gully. It's a conversation between Hatty & Matty about a bison and dancing. "L-7" refer... Read more
Jumping Jack Flash
Sunday, July 21, 2013      13 comments

The Rolling Stones, 1968. I never really understood the words, just loved shouting out "it's a gas, gas, gas!!" Did anyone else wonder just how stoned they were as they slurred out the song? I was born in a cross-fire hurricane And I h... Read more
Stormy
Saturday, July 20, 2013      8 comments

Classic IV 1968. Lovely soaking but gentle rains last night - still sprinkling when I got home. Had to walk the pups this evening before work. Great sleeping weather! You were the sunshine, baby, whenever you smiled But I call you S... Read more
Thunder & Lightning
Friday, July 19, 2013      12 comments

Rainy season has finally started the last couple of weeks - pleasantly cool inthe morning, scattered rains in the afternoons to evenings. I was sleeping this afternoon - had trouble getting to sleep because of various aches and pains (which I bl... Read more
The Heat is On
Thursday, July 18, 2013      11 comments

Glenn Frey 1984 The heat is on, on the street Inside your head, on every beat And the beat's so loud, deep inside The pressure's high, just to stay alive 'Cause the heat is on ... Read more
Ocean Front Property
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      9 comments

George Strait, 1987 If you leave me, I won't miss you, And I won't ever take you back. Girl, your mem'ry won't ever haunt me 'Cause I don't love you, and now if you'll buy that. ... Read more
Smile
Monday, July 15, 2013      9 comments

Uncle Kracker 2008 Songwriters: SHAFER, MATTHEW/DALY, BLAIR/HARDING, J.T./BOSE, JEREMY CEDRIC You're better then the best I'm lucky just to linger in your light Cooler then the flip side of my pillow, that's right Completely unaw... Read more
Running Bear
Sunday, July 14, 2013      6 comments

1950, Johnny Preston On the bank of the river Stood Running Bear Young Indian brave On the other side of the river Stood his lovely Indian maid Little W... Read more
In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening
Friday, July 12, 2013      6 comments

It's been hot every day 90+ degrees. The only time I can walk the pups is in the morning before it hots above 75 (the sunshine makes it feel soooo much hotter) or in the evenings near sunset. I've been walking my mini-pack early, and making ver... Read more
Secret Agent
Thursday, July 11, 2013      10 comments

Melissa Etheridge Smooth as cream she's every young boys' dream She's like a hot roller coaster on a video screen She's off the hook Take a look Let your imagination cook She don't play by the rules She don't go by the book ... Read more
Loving Her Was Easier
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      5 comments

Songwriters: Kris Kristofferson 1971. Willie Nelson made it one of his signature songs. I have seen the morning burning golden on the mountain in the skies Aching with the feeling of the freedom of an eagle when she flies Turning on the... Read more

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