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Killing Me Softly With His Song
Monday, January 05, 2015      5 comments

This song was written in 1971. roberta Flack had a big hit with it in 1973. Many other artists have covered it, too. I heard he sang a good song I heard he had a style And so I came to see him To listen for a while. ... Read more
The Other Snow Birds
Monday, January 05, 2015      8 comments

People that go to the warmer climes for the winter and cooler for the summers are referred to as "Snow birds". ... Read more
Snow Bird
Saturday, January 03, 2015      9 comments

We're getting snow - some spitting drifts, some sticking, some piling up. Depends where in the city or state you live. I haven't been taking the old chihuahua (Spartacus, the weasel) on walks the last 2 evenings. Too cold, the wind cuts like a k... Read more
Weird Start to the Year
Friday, January 02, 2015      8 comments

So, midnight 1/1/15, I'm in the living room, in the recliner, covered with pups. Idiots are shooting off firecrackers (I hope they were firecrackers, and not dumb and dumber shooting guns into the air). Dogs are whining, barking, and snapping at... Read more
Calendar Girl
Thursday, January 01, 2015      5 comments

Neil Sedaka, 1961 I love, I love, I love my calender girl Yeah, sweet calender girl I love, I love, I love my calender girl Each and every day of the year ... Read more
Raise Your Glass
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      6 comments

Pink 2010 Right right, turn off the lights, We're gonna lose our minds tonight, What's the dealio? ... Read more
Make New Friends, But Keep the Old
Tuesday, December 30, 2014      7 comments

A classic campfire song with many variations. Make new friends, But keep the old. One is silver, And the other, gold. ... Read more
Whenever You Remember
Monday, December 29, 2014      8 comments

Ouch - I tripped coming out of the kitchen, while getting ready to walk the pups. Didn't feel too bad then, so I harnessed them up and off we went. Slowest walk yet - 3.2 miles in 90 minutes. Sheesh! Back hip, and butt spasms about a mile out, b... Read more
Tried a New Place to Eat
Sunday, December 28, 2014      8 comments

For several months, I've walked the pups along the next block where I watched construction workers fence off the block, dig it up, pour foundations and pavement, and put up buildings. The first building finished was a Freddy's Frozen Custard and... Read more
Fog
Saturday, December 27, 2014      6 comments

We had a "sprinkling" of snow last night. It was still on the ground when I got home in the morning, but pretty much gone in the afternoon. Driving home, there was a lot of fog in patches - it was pretty, and thin enough to be able to see thru w... Read more
I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Friday, December 26, 2014      7 comments

I heard this on the Holiday music channel. It was the Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong version. Irving Berlin, 1937 The snow is snowing, the wind is blowing But... Read more
I'll Be Home for Christmas
Thursday, December 25, 2014      7 comments

I spent this early Christmas night with my work family - my real family is too far away to go visit. This song is from 1943, covered by Bing Crosby. It was written to honor WWII American soldiers overseas, longing to be home. ... Read more
White Christmas
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

From the 1954 movie of the same name comes this Irving Berlin's classic. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow ... Read more
Grown Up Christmas List
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      6 comments

Written by David Lynch and Linda Thompson-Jenner, this song was first covered by Natalie Cole in 1990. When Amy Grant recorded it in 1992, she modified it slightly and it got more air play. Do you remember me? I sat upon your knee I wr... Read more
Deck the Halls
Monday, December 22, 2014      9 comments

Another classic Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Don we now... Read more

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