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Sweet Dreams
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      4 comments

By the Eurythmics in 1983 - I'm only doing 2 verses because it's repetitive - and i don't want to abuse you! Sweet dreams are made of this Who am I to disagree? Travel the world and the seven seas ... Read more
Break My Stride
Monday, February 28, 2011      7 comments

A favorite "pick myself up" song - Matthew Wilder in 1983 Last night I had the strangest dream, I sailed away to China in a little rowboat to find you And you said you had to get your laundry cleaned Didn't want no one to hold you, wh... Read more
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

Another busy night at work - too little sleep during the day before - and the Rolling Stones classic from 1965 going thru my head satisfaction, satisfaction. 'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try. I can't get no, I can't get n... Read more
Rawhide (Rolling, Rolling, Rolling)
Saturday, February 26, 2011      9 comments

The PTB are doing something to the electrical system in the hospital - so we're having rolling blackouts. First, we lost the overhead lights and red plugs (they're the ones that are on the emergency generator). The bio-med and engineer guys brou... Read more
After Midnight
Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

This is one of those songs that I mis-heard for a long time. I thought he was singing "Captain Midnight", and I couldn't figure out who he was and why we'd hang out. (doh) Eric Clapton - 1970 After midnight, we're gonna let it all ... Read more
Quotes About Illness
Thursday, February 24, 2011      2 comments

Had to go to the ER again this morning (0400). 2 bags of IV fluids and some meds later, I went home. Missed work last night & tonight. My nurse manager (head nurse) said Infectious Disease is tracking the stomach virus that's been going thru the... Read more
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

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