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Bus Stop
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      9 comments

Today is National Umbrella Day! . From 1966, the Hollies and Bus Stop ... Read more
Go to the Mardi Gras
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      9 comments

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday ... I'm celebrating Fat-free Tuesday. I searched for Mardi Gras songs and found this one by Professor Longhair (Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, aka "Fess") circa 1959. ... Read more
Year of the Monkey
Monday, February 08, 2016      10 comments

It's the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Monkey. Monkeys are extremely clever and innovative. They are very social, generally having many friends, and can be persuasive. Some go to the dark side and are charlatans and swindlers, but most do n... Read more
Are You Ready for Some Football?
Sunday, February 07, 2016      11 comments

Disclaimer: I don't watch sports. I don't care who's playing, who wins, who loses. I watched the Puppy Bowl and the Kitten Bowl. Hank Williams, J... Read more
Windmills of Your MInd
Saturday, February 06, 2016      11 comments

The Windmills Of Your Mind, with music written by Michael Legrand and lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman, was written specifically for the 1968 movie The Thomas Crown Affair. Noel Harrison (son of Rex Harrison) recorded it for the movie. The... Read more
Playground in My Mind
Friday, February 05, 2016      13 comments

We never know what will happen in the Emergency Department. Last night was tough - ambulance call after ambulance call, sick people, "pop drops" (when the old guy is left by the family, who skedaddles). Tonight, it's very mellow. (Nurses are sup... Read more
Undo It
Thursday, February 04, 2016      9 comments

I'm feeling much better after ranting in my last blog. Unit quieted down - we admitted most of them - and we were empty by 0500. Yeah! Being able to vent here helps keep me from going off on patients and their loved ones who just don't understan... Read more
No Man Left Behind
Thursday, February 04, 2016      14 comments

I feel like pulling my hair out - I have a patient that managed to miss his appointment 2 days ago. He presented to the Emergency Department today to get his gastrointestinal procedure done. His labs and radiology tests are consistent with someo... Read more
Groundhog Day
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      8 comments

Today, 2 Feb, is Groundhog Day. If you believe the hype, if a groundhog sees its own shadow, we are in for 6 more weeks of winter. If it doesn't see its shadow, we will have an early spring. Either way, the official first day of spring is 20 Mar... Read more
Hello Walls
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      11 comments

Hello Walls, written by Willie Nelson and recorded by Faron Young, 1961 Hello walls (Hello hello) How things go for you today Don't you m... Read more
Signs
Sunday, January 31, 2016      13 comments

Five Man Electrical Band, 1971 And the sign says, "Long-haired freaky people need not apply." So I tucked all my hair up under my hat and I wen... Read more
Bad Day (song blog)
Saturday, January 30, 2016      17 comments

After blogging yesterday about feeling poorly, I tried to get some sleep. Unfortunately, I couldn't sleep - spent over 2 hours with right lower quadrant abdominal pains. Actually looked up the symptoms of appendicitis and kidney stones. Now, I'... Read more
Had a Bad Day
Friday, January 29, 2016      13 comments

Urg. Hadn't been feeling tip-top for the last few days. Stomach cramps at times, fine at others. Went to Golden Corral cafeteria 2 nights ago. Fixed a plate with wonderful salad stuff - spinach, tomatoes, feta cheese sprinkles, shredded carrots... Read more
If You Could Read My Mind
Thursday, January 28, 2016      10 comments

If You Could Read My Mind by singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, 1970 If you could read my mind love, What a tale my thoughts could tell. ... Read more
Another One Bites the Dust
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      10 comments

Another One Bites the Dust, Queen, 1980 Steve walks warily down the street, With the brim pulled way down low Ain't no sound but the sound o... Read more

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