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All About the Bass
Thursday, July 16, 2015      8 comments

Wow, yesterday was kinda a wasted day. Walked the pups 4.8 miles. Got home & my yard guy, Rob, showed up to finish repairing my gate post. After he left, I took a hot bath, 50 mg of Benadryl and a melatonin tab, preparing to sleep for the after... Read more
The Chair
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      6 comments

Heard this oldie on the radio today. George Strait, The Chair, from 1985, written by Dean Dillon and Hank Cochran. Well excuse me, but I think ... Read more
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      7 comments

By The Time I Get To Phoenix. Jimmy Webb wrote it in 1965, and Glen Campbell famously covered it in 1967 By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be ri... Read more
I Wanna Talk About Me
Monday, July 13, 2015      9 comments

Thanks to LJCANNON for suggesting his one - I hadn' t heard it before! "I Wanna Talk About Me" By Toby Keith; Songwriter: BRADDOCK, BOBBY ... Read more
I'm Still a Guy
Saturday, July 11, 2015      8 comments

Woof, a rough couple of nights. Not overwhelming, but steadily busy, frequent ambulances, short staffed, and the admitting beds limited. One guy actually came in by ambulance with "knee pain". He was working on reconstruction at his house, tripp... Read more
Mama Said
Thursday, July 09, 2015      9 comments

I knew I should have done this blog before I slept this morning - busy at work & just getting time to post it at 2300 (11 p). The Shirelles, 1961. If you're like me, you sang "Mama said there'd be days like this" instead of "there'll be days li... Read more
Shop Around
Tuesday, July 07, 2015      6 comments

Smokey Robinson wrote this one for the Miracles in 1960. It's been covered many times. Usually the female singers flip it around to having the daughter shop around. ... Read more
Third Rate Romance
Monday, July 06, 2015      9 comments

I walked the pups nearly 6 miles this morning (got a little carried away), and since then, have been waiting for UPS to show up and pick up a package. They were supposed to be here between 1 & 5 pm. It's almost 7:30 now. Grumble, grumble. Anyway... Read more
Unplanned rest day
Monday, July 06, 2015      9 comments

Got home this morning, nearly fell asleep before I walked the pups. I did manage to get them out for 45 minutes before it got too hot and I got too tired. Just over 8000 steps - that's enough. ... Read more
When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again
Sunday, July 05, 2015      8 comments

When Johnny comes marching home again, Hurrah! Hurrah! We'll give him a hearty welcome then Hurrah! Hurrah! The men will cheer and the boys will shout The ladies they will all turn out And we'll all feel glad when Johnny comes ... Read more
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Saturday, July 04, 2015      9 comments

From the 1942 musical "Yankee Doodle Dandy" about George M Cohan. I've got it stuck in my head, so I thought I'd share! I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy,... Read more
We're Melting!!
Friday, July 03, 2015      5 comments

So, today is the real day I was supposed to come back to work. Walked the pups this morning, but Spartacus, the little weasel, started limping about a mile out. No stickers in his foot, so I think it might have been an ant bite. Toted him 2 mile... Read more
Up On the Roof
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      6 comments

My vacation is over - I'm bummed - good thing I checked my calendar yesterday - I have to go back tonight, not tomorrow. Had an early morning walk... Read more
In the Summertime
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      4 comments

Mungo Jerry had their biggest hit, In The Summertime, in 1970. I know summer is here when I hear this one! [Chorus:] Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-ch... Read more
Summertime
Monday, June 29, 2015      7 comments

From "Porgy and Bess", 1934. Songwriters: GERSHWIN, IRA / GERSHWIN, GEORGE / HEYWARD, DU BOSE. Sam Cooke covered it in 1957 www.youtube.co... Read more

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