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I Get Knocked Down (Tubthumping)
Thursday, February 24, 2011      9 comments

Chumbawamba 1997 (I had to Google the song to find out who sang it - all I knew was the chorus "I get knocked down, but I get up again. You're never going to keep me down... La-da-de dah, hmm, hmm, hmm, hmmm") We'll be singing When... Read more
Wasting Away In Margaritaville
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

Jimmy Buffett - 1977 - wish I were there! Nibblin' on sponge cake Watchin' the sun bake All of those tourists covered with oil Strummin' my six-string On my front porch swing Smell those shrimp they're beginnin' to boil ... Read more
Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      7 comments

After I blogged last night, I watched the evening news (10P my region). Woke up in the living room about 0100 with the lap top still on and a pile of cats and dogs in my lap in the reclining chair. I turned over and went back to sleep, woke up a... Read more
Eye of the Tiger (Rocky)
Monday, February 21, 2011      6 comments

OK - sick & tired of being sick & tired. No gym for 2 weeks, aIltho I have managed to walk the pups most days. I managed to work last night for the 8 hour shift - and it was not fun. Even at full strength, it wouldn't have been fun (short-staffe... Read more
Sounds of Silence
Saturday, February 19, 2011      6 comments

After taking a day (night) to be off and putting myself on voice rest (I said about 500 words all day, instead of over a thousand an hour or more), I felt better. I went to work with a pocket full of cough drops and hope in my heart. Hit the gro... Read more
Well, I Thought I Was Better
Saturday, February 19, 2011      4 comments

Came in feeling OK - have already talked too much and my throat is killing me. Running around like crazy peoples ... Read more
You Talk Too Much
Thursday, February 17, 2011      7 comments

The difference between being at home with a bad throat and larngitis, is that at home, I don't have to talk that much. The pups have been taking advantage - I let them out to the front yard, and try to call them back in a hoarse whisper. They gi... Read more
When You Wish Upon a Star
Thursday, February 17, 2011      5 comments

Now Disney's theme song, originally written for the 1940's Pinocchio - Jiminy Cricket! When you wish upon a star Makes no difference who you are Anything your hea... Read more
What a Wonderful World
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

Louis Armstrong - 1968 - What a golden voice! I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world. ... Read more
Wonderful World
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

Not the Louis Armstrong song, but the Sam Cooke song about teenage angst and love. Everytime I hear it, I flash back to the 1985 movie "Witness", with Harrison Ford playing a Philadelphia detective protecting a young Amish boy (Lukas Haas) and h... Read more
Can't Help Falling in Love
Sunday, February 13, 2011      8 comments

words & music by George Weiss - Hugo Peretti - Luigi Creatore Originally recorded by Elvis Presley in 1961 Wise men say Only fools rush in But I can't help ... Read more
Love Me Tender
Sunday, February 13, 2011      3 comments

A classic Elvis Presleyfrom 1956 (words & music by Vera Matson) Love me tender, Love me sweet, Never let me go. You have made my life complete, And I love yo... Read more
Koff-koff
Thursday, February 10, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday, I'd planned to go to work at my usual evening time. I'd been taking generic Nyquil, and my cough was better. Unfortunately, I think I was having reactions to th... Read more
Escape (Pina Colada Song)
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      6 comments

I'm sitting at home with a scratchy throat and a cough, with the weather dudes predicting more cold, snowy weather coming in. I want to escape!! I was tired of my lady, we'd been together too long. Like a worn-out recording, of a favorite... Read more
Slip Slidin' Away (the song this time)
Monday, February 07, 2011      4 comments

Simon and Garfunkel, 1977 Chorus: Slip sliding away, slip sliding away You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip sliding away Whoah and I... Read more

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