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Top of the World
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      10 comments

I had a dental appointment this morning at 10 AM, alarm set for 8:30 AM. I heard my phone buzzing about 8:15 - by the time I realized it wasn't the alarm, it had gone to voice mail. It was a woman from the Board of Nursing (BON), saying I had ... Read more
Take This Job and Shove It
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      19 comments

So, I'm off work today, and get a call from the assistant nurse manager - @ 4:30 pm. My nursing license was set to expire today, which is why I used the online renewal about 2 weeks ago. I even contacted the person in the nursing office last wee... Read more
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
Monday, November 30, 2015      8 comments

Billy Joel, 1980 What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing? "Can't you tell that your tie's too wide?" Maybe I should buy some old ta... Read more
Cold, Grey, Blustery Day
Saturday, November 28, 2015      8 comments

The cold front that the weather dudes have been talking about for a week hit us last night, after I was at work. Going out of the Emergency entrance, we have what I call the wind tunnel. For some reason, any breeze gets magnified to a mild wind ... Read more
Thanksgiving Song
Friday, November 27, 2015      11 comments

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Thanksgiving Song, 2008. For the families we're born with, those we create, friends, and coworker families. Grateful for... Read more
Homeward Bound
Thursday, November 26, 2015      15 comments

The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days in the USA - trains and planes and automobiles. Hope everyone is where they need to be, or will get there safely soon. "Homeward Bound" by Simon and Garfunkel, 1966. ... Read more
The Heart of Rock and Roll
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      9 comments

From 1964, Huey Lewis and the News New York, New York, is everything they say And no place that I'd rather be Where else can you do a ha... Read more
A Christmas Story, the Musical
Monday, November 23, 2015      9 comments

I managed to get home and whip the pups just over a mile walk. Took a not bath with Epsom salts, planned for 15 minute soak, but woke up almost an hour later. Got up in time to feed the critters again, got dressed, and Bex picked me up for the s... Read more
Busy Day Planned
Sunday, November 22, 2015      9 comments

My last 12 hour shift is almost over. I wanted to play on line earlier, and work on a funny song blog, but it was just a little too busy with patients. (Rude, aren't they? They must think I have nothing better to do than take care of them ... Read more
Old Time Rock and Roll
Saturday, November 21, 2015      10 comments

Written by George Jackson and recorded by Bob Seger, 1978. Part of the sound track from Risky Business. ... Read more
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Friday, November 20, 2015      6 comments

So, the copier portion of the copier/printer is still not working, while the printer continues to function. Oh, well. We've been going to the front sign in desk and faxing the forms we need to ourselves. Shoot. The help line number isn't staffe... Read more
Trying Very Hard to be Positive
Friday, November 20, 2015      10 comments

My 2 weeks off from work are over - and someone put me as charge tonight. SRSLY? So, one of the first things I did was to set the copier to make 2 copies and separate the piles. Sucker jammed on me. Worked and worked on it to find the jammed pap... Read more
Under the Boardwalk
Wednesday, November 18, 2015      11 comments

Another Drifters song, from 1964. I walked the pups 6 miles today. The last couple of days, there was rain & snow Monday, and cold with high wind gusts yesterday. Today was brisk, with some gusts, but sunny. Got a little carried away with the wa... Read more
Up On the Roof
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      10 comments

The Leonid meteor shower hits its peak tonight after midnight. It's named for the constellation Leo, from where they appear to originate. The meteors are actually debris from the Comet Tempel-Tuttel. I just found out about it on the news tonight... Read more
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      11 comments

So, a local woman, Holly Holm, flew to Australia and kick-boxed the, er, snot out of the previous holder of the UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey a few days ago. Kinda have mixed emotions about this. Yeah, a local champion! Boo, m... Read more

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