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Hello, Dolly
Sunday, February 16, 2014      15 comments

I'm going to see Hello, Dolly tonight with my buddy, Bex. It's part of the Popejoy presents Broadway series. Written by Jerry Herman, classically by Louis Armstrong Hello, Dolly, this is Louis, Dolly Its so nice to have you back where you... Read more
I Want to Hold Your Hand
Saturday, February 15, 2014      12 comments

The Beatles, 1963 Oh yeah I tell you somethin' I think you'll understand When I say that somethin' I want to hold your hand I want to hold your hand I want to hold your hand ... Read more
You Needed Me
Friday, February 14, 2014      14 comments

Anne Murray, 1978 I cried a tear You wiped it dry I was confused You cleared my mind (Is confused) I sold my soul You bought it back for me And held ... Read more
Thank You
Thursday, February 13, 2014      13 comments

Led Zeppelin, 1969 If the sun refused to shine, I would still be loving you. When mountains crumble to the sea, there will still be you and me. (Because you weren... Read more
Lady in Red
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      13 comments

Chris De Burgh, 1986. Songwriters WRUBEL, ALLIE / DIXON, MORT Back to the G rated songs. I've never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight I've never seen you shine so bright I've never seen so many men ask you if you w... Read more
You're Breakin' My Heart
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      11 comments

OK, I'd never heard of this one, but yesterday, ANNIETENNIS mentioned it. It kind of expresses my attitude towards my 3 exes (only one lives in Texas). Trying to keep it PG here. Harry Nilsson recorded it in 1971 ; "You're Breaking M... Read more
I'm Gonna Love You Forever
Monday, February 10, 2014      12 comments

I know there are good people out there who stay with their spouses, don't cheat, and love each other. I haven't personally met them, although I have patients that tell me they've been married more than 50 years. Good on them - gives me hope! ... Read more
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
Sunday, February 09, 2014      8 comments

Coming up to Valentine's Day ... One of my least celebrated holidays, sigh ... Robert Burns, 1794 My love is like a red red rose That’s newly sprung in June; My love is like the melodie That’s sweetly play’d in tune. ... Read more
Night Owl
Sunday, February 09, 2014      9 comments

James Taylor, 1967. Let's hear it for the night shifters! A catfish, he tends to groove on the water, it's just where he's bound to be. And a monkey kinds of flashes on fruits and bananas, so he lives in the top of a tree. But my eye... Read more
This & That
Saturday, February 08, 2014      12 comments

Busy night at work - running around like chickens. Squawk, squawk ... Yesterday morning, I walked my pups before I went to bed. Freezing temps, wind chill to 22 or so, ... Read more
I Got a Name
Friday, February 07, 2014      15 comments

Another Jim Croce recording (written by Norman Gimbel & Charles Fox) 1973. This one was released the day after his death in a plane crash. He died at age 30. Like the pine trees linin` the windin` road I`ve got a name, I`ve got a name ... Read more
Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road
Thursday, February 06, 2014      15 comments

Loudon Wainwright, 1972 Crossing the highway late last night He shoulda looked left and he shoulda looked right He didn't see the station wagon car The skunk got squashed and there you are ... Read more
Rapid Roy
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      14 comments

1972 ... Written and performed by Jim Croce. There actually was a stock car driver, Roy Hall, known as "Rapid Roy" and "Reckless Roy", who started out running moonshine. Oh Rapid Roy that stock car boy He too much too believe You know ... Read more
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

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