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Shambala
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      7 comments

Written by Daniel Moore, 3 Dog Night recorded this in 1972. Wash away my troubles, wash away my pain With the rain in Shambala Wash away my sorrow, wash away my shame With the rain in Shambala ... Read more
Joy to the World
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      11 comments

Three Dog Night, 1970 Jeremiah was a bull frog Was a good friend of mine I never understood a single word he said But I helped him a-drink his wine And he always had some mighty fine wine ... Read more
Wake Up (you sleepy head)
Monday, August 05, 2013      10 comments

Something weird happened yesterday morning. I worked last night, felt OK but tired as usual after a 12 hour shift. Drove home (a 10 minute drive). Tried to decide on the way if I had enough energy to drag the pups out for a 2 or 3 mile walk, or... Read more
Lucille
Sunday, August 04, 2013      8 comments

I'm on a Kenny Rogers kick. In a bar in Toledo,across from the depot, On a barstool she took off her ring. I thought I`d get closer So I walked on over. I sat down and asked her her name. When the drinks finally hit her, ... Read more
The Gambler
Saturday, August 03, 2013      12 comments

The last couple of nights have been hellacious at work. Busy, busy, busy with sicker patients than usual. Just as we'd start seeing light at the end of the tunnel, here comes the ambulance trainwreck! 1978 Kenny Rogers made it famous; Songw... Read more
Harper Valley PTA
Friday, August 02, 2013      11 comments

Jeannie C. Riley could really tell a story! 1968 I want to tell you all the story 'Bout a Harper Valley widowed wife Who had a teenage daughter Who attended Harper Valley Junior High ... Read more
Redneck Church
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      11 comments

Another Email my friend sent me. You know I had to add pictures! You Know Your Church Is A Redneck Church if... the finance committee refuses to provide funds for the purchase of a chandelier because none of the members knows how to ... Read more
Aunty Acidisms
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      14 comments

A friend sent me these in an Email. ... Read more
Pancho and Lefty
Monday, July 29, 2013      8 comments

I always thought Willie Nelson had written this one. No, it's by Townes Van Zandt - 1972. Willie was one of the many that covered it and the Willie and Merle Haggard version is the one I remember the best. Then, there's Willie and Bob Dylan, Wil... Read more
Thunder and Lightning Quotes
Sunday, July 28, 2013      6 comments

We're still cleaning up from the destruction of the thunderstorms Friday. Amazing. “Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm." Thomas Fuller “Storms make tree... Read more
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

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