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Ghostbusters
Saturday, October 24, 2015      9 comments

From the movie of the same name, "Ghostbusters", 1984. Today's Halloween icon - ghosts! (duh) Ghostbusters! If there's something strange in... Read more
Everybody Loves a Clown
Friday, October 23, 2015      9 comments

Gary Lewis and the Playboys, 1965. Today's Halloween icons are clowns - good & bad ones. Fear of clowns, or clown phobia, is called coulrophobia. ... Read more
The Night Chicago Died
Thursday, October 22, 2015      12 comments

"The Night Chicago Died" by Paper Lace, a British group, 1974. It's about a fictitious shoot out between Chicago police and members of Al Capone's Syndicate. Today's Halloween icons are cops and robbers, er, mobsters. ... Read more
Thriller
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      12 comments

Thriller by Michael Jackson, 1982. This song works on multiple levels - it's a great Halloween song by itself, and, it has the iconic werewolves, vampires and ghouls - woohoo! ... Read more
Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      8 comments

It seems like every little kid at some point wants to be a cowboy or cowgirl for Halloween. Written and originally recorded by Ed and Patsy Bruce in 1976. The version I'm most familiar with is from 1978 with Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. ... Read more
Black Magic
Monday, October 19, 2015      10 comments

Continuing the Halloween icons - it's witching time! "Black Magic" by Little Mix, a British girl group, 2015 All the girls on the block knocking ... Read more
Highwayman
Sunday, October 18, 2015      10 comments

Thought I do some Halloween icons - you know, like gypsies, cops & robbers, witches, etc. Today's song, "Highwayman" gives us 4 archetypes - the titular highwayman, a sailor, a construction worker, and a spaceman. ... Read more
Spooky
Saturday, October 17, 2015      11 comments

Classics IV, Spooky, 1967 In the cool of the evenin' when ev'rything is gettin' kind of groovy I call you up and ask you if you'd like to ... Read more
I Put a Spell on You
Friday, October 16, 2015      13 comments

I Put a Spell on You By Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 1956 I put a spell on you because you're mine You better stop the things that you d... Read more
Halloween is coming!
Thursday, October 15, 2015      6 comments

Bwa-ha-ha! ... Read more
Another Night from Heck
Thursday, October 15, 2015      6 comments

Busy, busy, busy in the Emergency Department from the time I arrived. Several patients decided the wait wasn't worth it and have left without being seen (LWOB). 3 of my 4 patients are being admitted (one is already up), and I'm waiting on order... Read more
Suddenly I See
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      13 comments

Suddenly I See, by KT Tunstall, 2005 Her face is a map of the world Is a map of the world You can see she's a beautiful girl She's a bea... Read more
Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      12 comments

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In the Right Place
Sunday, October 11, 2015      10 comments

Finally felt better today. Friday morning, when I got home, I had nearly 5000 steps on my Fitbit. I started feeling really bad during the evening walk with the pups, and only managed to hit 9000 total for the day. Yesterday, Sat, I barely broke ... Read more
Sick Daze
Saturday, October 10, 2015      9 comments

Seems to be the beginning of the season for stomach illnesses. I tell folks at work I'm like the canary in the mines - the first one to get sick. Had to call in last night, and I'm not feeling much better today. Yuckers ... ... Read more

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