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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
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
Friday, May 20, 2011      10 comments

A bouncy song to walk along to, and hope for more rain. Written by Burt Bacaharach and Hal Davis and recorded by B. J. Thomas for the 1967 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Paul Newman and Robert Redford - woo-hoo!) Raindrop... Read more
I Wish It Would Rain
Thursday, May 19, 2011      11 comments

As some of the country has been getting flooded (and the lower areas of the flood zone are waiting with bated breath to be flooded), we have been in a drought. Fire danger, humidity in the single digits some days, talk about water rationing ... ... Read more
The Streak
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      7 comments

Look at that, look at that! Ray Stevens 1974 (Reporter): Hello, everybody, this is your action news reporter with all the news that is news across the nation, on the scene at the supermarket. There seems to have been some disturbance ... Read more
Aging Tech Talk
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      5 comments

The accronyms and abbreviations change as we age! ATD = at the doctor BFF = best friend fell ... Read more
Different Drum
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      8 comments

Written by Michael Nesmith (of the Monkees!) and performed by Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys in 1967. You and I travel to the beat, Of a different drum. Oh, can't you tell by the way I run. Every time you make eyes at me. W... Read more

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