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Leader of the Pack
Wednesday, June 24, 2015      9 comments

Monday, the SyFy channel showed all 3 of the original Jurassic Park movies. Naturally, having watched them, I had to go out yesterday and see Jurassic World again. Woo-hoo, Chris Pratt as the alpha of the raptor pack! (Is it OK t o crush a bit o... Read more
I Just Want To Be Mad For a While
Monday, June 22, 2015      10 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
hO6fkDsSF1c I was listening to the Country Music channels on my TV, and heard this one recorded by Terri Reed in 2002. (Written by Kelly Lovelace and Lee Thomas Miller). It made me think about th... Read more
Coconut Song
Sunday, June 21, 2015      3 comments

Harry Nilsson, 1971 Bruder bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime, His sister had anudder one she paid it for de lime. ... Read more
I think I'm undermedicated
Saturday, June 20, 2015      6 comments

Hectic night - multiple psych patients (some with dementia, some "borderline personalities" some just, may I say it? Jerks) Took 10 minutes for a group of us to talk a patient into taking a mild sedative, get on the ambulance stretcher, and be s... Read more
When You're Hot, You're Hot
Friday, June 19, 2015      8 comments

Feeling pretty warm today - we're predicted to break 100 degrees this week. Jerry Reed, 1971. Well me and Homer Jones and Big John Talley Had... Read more
Only Love Can Break a Heart
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      8 comments

I'm on a Burt Bacharach roll! He wrote the music for this one, with lyrics by Hal David. Singer-song writer Gene Pitney recorded it in 1962. Only... Read more
That's What friends Are For
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      12 comments

Burt Bacharach wrote this one for Rod Stewart in 1982, but most people know Dionne Warwick's version from 1985. And I never thought I'd feel th... Read more
Do You Know the Way to San Jose
Saturday, June 13, 2015      8 comments

Another Burt Bacharach hit - Do You Know the Way to San Jose" from 1962 - it was written for Dionne Warwick. Do you know the way to San Jose I'v... Read more
Alfie
Friday, June 12, 2015      4 comments

I've been trying for hours to get into Spark People - lovely night at work, no really sick people left in the Emergency Department (took 2 up just about midnight). Perfect time to play on line, but NOOO! Got tired of reading my Emails and other ... Read more
Caffiene!
Friday, June 12, 2015      8 comments

I'm a caffiend - caffeine fiend. Generally not a problem, and I try to cut down when I'm off duty. Last night was my first 12-hr for the week. But, I'd gotten off Sunday morning, dragged the pups out for a 1 hour walk, slept a few hours, then we... Read more
Love Me Tender
Wednesday, June 10, 2015      5 comments

Love Me Tender is creditied to Elvis Presley and Vera Matson in 1956. Apparently, Elvis had some sort of contractual agreement that he would write (or get credit for writing) a certain percentage of songs every year. Ken Darby wrote the lyrics a... Read more
Folsom Prison Blues
Tuesday, June 09, 2015      9 comments

Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash, 1955. It combines elements from prison and railroad songs, two popular folk styles. It became one of Cash's signature songs. In 1968, he played a concert at Folsom Prison itself. ... Read more
Blue Suede Shoes
Monday, June 08, 2015      10 comments

My buddy Bex & I loved, loved, loved the Million Dollar Quartet musical! Sam Phillips started Sun Records in 1952 - among his early clients were Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis. Sam wrangled the quartet together on ... Read more
The Girl from Ipanema
Saturday, June 06, 2015      7 comments

Not officially summer yet (it's the 21st of June), but getting warmer every day. I'm having to walk the pups in the mornings (missed yesterday because I wasn't feeling well, but plan to walk them this morning before I sleep). On my days off, I h... Read more
Urgent
Friday, June 05, 2015      8 comments

Not feeling well - belly cramps and rumbles before I was supposed to go in. Called off for the first 4 hours and medicated myself with Bentyl (for the cramps). Got into work, and it was one of the magic nights when we had more staff than patient... Read more

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