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Wonderful Tonight
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      13 comments

From 1977, Eric Clapton. It's late in the evening She's wondering what clothes to wear She puts on her make up And brushes her long blonde hair And then she asks me Do I look alright And I say yes, you look wonderful tonight ... Read more
Groundhog Day
Sunday, February 02, 2014      14 comments

Today, 2 Jan 2014, is Groundhog Day. Legend holds that if the groundhog peeks his head out and sees his shadow, we'll have 6 more weeks of winter. The first day of spring this year is 20 March, or approximately 6 weeks later. ... Read more
Nursing Jokes
Saturday, February 01, 2014      22 comments

Had kind of a bad start to my evening - the doc I was working with was nit-picking everything. I kept saying this under my breath: ... Read more
If I Had a Hammer
Friday, January 31, 2014      15 comments

Written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays in 1949. Also covered by many famous singers, including Trini Lopez, and. ... wait for it, Peter, Paul & Mary. (And you wonder why I mixed up Pete Seeger and Peter Yarrow yesterday) If I had a hammer, I... Read more
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Friday, January 31, 2014      11 comments

Pete Seeger, of Peter, Paul & Mary*, died recently. This is one of his classics. Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago? Where have all the flowers gone? Young girls pick the... Read more
Sweet Caroline
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      16 comments

As promised Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond, 1969. He later revealed it was a tribute to the young Caroline Kennedy Where it began, I can't begin to knowing But t... Read more
Going Potty
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      23 comments

Oh, no! I was starting to work on"Sweet Caroline" for my blog. I glanced up at the local news, and the weatherman had "Flush Toilet Appreciation Week" on his map. (Ev... Read more
Curmudgeon Day
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      18 comments

Since I was late for Squirrel Appeeciation Day, I did a search for what I should be celebrating. Turns out today, 27 Jan, was Blueberry Pancake Day. Well, I was close - I had pancakes with blueberry syrup ( carefully calculated on my nutrition t... Read more
Squirrels
Sunday, January 26, 2014      14 comments

I was going thru some older Emails, and found one from National Wildlife Federation. Seems 21 Jan was "Squirrel Appreciation Day" missed it totally. So, for those cute, loveable, pesky critters, here is a photo tribute. ... Read more
Forever in Blue Jeans
Saturday, January 25, 2014      10 comments

Another Neil Diamond song. Yesterday (1/24) was his 73d birthday! Money talks But it don't sing and dance And it don't walk And long as I can have you here with me I'd much rather be Forever in blue jeans ... Read more
Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show
Friday, January 24, 2014      14 comments

Neil Diamond, 1969 Hot August night and the leaves hanging down And the grass on the ground smellin' sweet Move up the road to the outside of town And the sound of that good gospel beat Sits a ragged tent where there ain't no tre... Read more
Desperado
Thursday, January 23, 2014      10 comments

The Eagles (Glenn Frey & Don Henley wrote it); 1973. I love this song. Desperado, why don't you come to your senses? You been out ridin' fences for so long now Oh, you're a hard one I know that you got your reasons These things... Read more
Day Tripper
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      11 comments

The Beatles, 1965 Got a good reason for taking the easy way out Got a good reason for taking the easy way out now She was a day tripper, a one way ticket yeah It took me so long to find out, and I found out ... Read more
Candle in the Wind (Princess Di)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      11 comments

This is the homage to Princess Diana version. Goodbye England's rose, may you ever grow in our hearts You were the grace that placed itself, where lives were torn apart You called out to our country and you whispered to those in pain ... Read more
Candle in the Wind (Marilyn Monroe)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

Elton John recorded it for Marilyn Monroe in 1973, and revamped it for Princess Diana in 1997. Lyrics for both by Bernard Taupin. Goodbye Norma Jean Though I never knew you at all You had the grace to hold yourself While those around... Read more

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