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Cats, the Musical
Monday, June 06, 2011      11 comments

Wow - loved the show! From Macavity, the mystery cat (never found when things are missing) to Grizabella, the aging glamor cat ... Read more
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Saturday, June 04, 2011      10 comments

Still a lot of smoke blowing in from Arizona (I hope they're OK). Causing a lot of respiratory problems here - the Emergency Department was packed all day and we're still backed up. Per Wikipedia, this was a show tune written in 1933 by Je... Read more
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Friday, June 03, 2011      4 comments

Lots of clouds when I drove in to work last evening - only it was really smoke from the Arizona fires blowing all the way to Albuquerque! Bill Withers in 1971, with multiple other artists covering it. Ain't no sunshine when she's gone.... Read more
Computer Woes
Friday, June 03, 2011      5 comments

The computer system is t\running slowly at work. It's just a little too busy for me to try and do a song before midnight. I'll try again later. Also having fun (not) cle... Read more
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      10 comments

I've been feeling puny (dizzy, stomach cramps, etc - bleh) the last couple of days - slept so much yesterday I never walked to pups (they and the kits got lots of cuddle time, tho). Today, I made it to the Post Office and grocery store, but feel... Read more
US Military Songs
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      6 comments

These are the theme songs of the major branches of the US Military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Army (Caisson Song) Over hill, over dale As we hit the dusty trail, And those caissons go rolling along. In a... Read more
Good Day Sunshine
Sunday, May 29, 2011      7 comments

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer in the US. I've already turned the air conditioner on and the heater off, and the afternoon walks are in the 80's. (So we're tending to go earlier or later!) The Beatles, 1966, written mainly b... Read more
Thank You For Being a Friend
Saturday, May 28, 2011      6 comments

I was watching taped shows of Hot in Cleveland today - Betty White still knocks 'em dead with her acting and comedic timing. Go, Golden Grrl! So, the theme from Golden Girls, oddly enough, written by Andrew Gold. The show ran from 1985 to 1992. ... Read more
The Brady Bunch
Saturday, May 28, 2011      5 comments

I started humming this after someone asked a patient "What's the story?" The Brady Bunch aired 1969 to 1974 Here's the story of a lovely lady Who was bringing... Read more
Man! I Feel Like a Woman
Friday, May 27, 2011      7 comments

Shania Twain and Mutt Lange wrote this and Shania recorded it in 1997 Let's go girls! Come on. I'm going out tonight-I'm feelin' alright Gonna let it all hang out... Read more
You're Where I Belong
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      7 comments

Well, here we all are, past the date for the end of the world - now the idiot is setting a new date. By request from my SP friend BUTEAFULL - from the Stuart Little m... Read more
Staying Alive
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      10 comments

While walking the pups, the radio station played a couple of Bee Gee's songs. Flashback to the 70's! See me strut with the pups! In 2008, researchers noted the song is 103 beats per minute - almost exactly what is recommended for CPR (cardiopulm... Read more
Walk on By
Monday, May 23, 2011      10 comments

As I was walking the pups tonight, AFTER I fed them - they kept stopping to sniff stuff and try to grab food scraps on the sidewalk. I yelled "Leave it, walk on by!", and the song was in my head. Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, bi... Read more
Feelings
Sunday, May 22, 2011      7 comments

I'm feeling SO much better now - at work and it's pleasant. Morris Albert in 1975 (actually MaurĂ­cio Alberto Kaisermann from Brazil, but he changed his name to be more mainstream in the USA) Feelings, nothing more than feelings, ... Read more
Homeward Bound
Saturday, May 21, 2011      8 comments

Ick - I was all right at work, then got home yesterday at 0800, still 95% OK. By 0930, I was feeling ill with another stomach virus. Took the meds I'd been given for my last episodes (antinausea, antidiarrhea, acid blocker). By 1030, I took 2 Ty... Read more

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