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Rhythm of the Night
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      8 comments

WooHoo! I passed ACLS today. This tune was going thru my head as we did various scenarios "Uh, oh," the instructor would say - "now look at the rhythm!". BTW, you get really funny looks when you hum this in a code, or try dancing in place ... ... Read more
They're Coming to Take Me Away, HaHa!
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      11 comments

I'm supposed to be studying for my ACLS class tomorrow (advanced cardiac life support). It's driving me crazy. From Wikipedia: "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!" is a 1966 novelty record by Jerry Samuels, recorded under the name Na... Read more
We Don't Need Another Hero
Monday, September 12, 2011      7 comments

Tina Turner sang this one in "Mad Max, Beyond the Thunderdome" in 1985. OUT OF THE RUINS OUT FROM THE WRECKAGE CAN`T MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE THIS TIME WE ARE THE CHILDREN THE LAST GENERATION WE ARE THE ONES THEY LEFT BEHIND AND I ... Read more
Holding Out For A Hero
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

Lots of news and documentaries on TV about 9/11. Brings back memories of the day and the following days... Wikipedia: "Holding Out for a Hero" is a song written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford, originally recorded by Bonnie Tyler. It was... Read more
Blame It On the Bossa Nova
Friday, September 09, 2011      6 comments

Now I have bossa nova rhythms going thru my head! From Wikipedia: "Blame it on the Bossa Nova" is the title of a song written by Cynthia Weil (lyrics) and Barry Mann which was a 1963 hit single for Eydie Gormé, reaching #7 on the Hot 100 in... Read more
The Girl From Ipanema
Thursday, September 08, 2011      6 comments

This was referred to in a book I read, so, of course, I had the tune going thru my head. Covered by many recording artists, including Old Blue Eyes. Per Wikipedia: It was written in 1962, with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Portuguese l... Read more
See You In September
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      7 comments

Summer is almost over - it's getting a little bit cooler and the sun is setting a little sooner every day. This is a song about summer separations ... From Wikipedia: "See You in September" is a song written by Sid Wayne and Sherman Edwa... Read more
Working for the Weekend
Monday, September 05, 2011      6 comments

For Labor Day - and the extended weekend in the States! Loverboy, 1981 Everyone's watching, to see what you will do Everyone's looking at you, oh Everyone's wondering, will you come out tonight Everyone's trying to get it right, ... Read more
Adult Truths, with Pix!
Saturday, September 03, 2011      13 comments

I was trying to add pictures yesterday, but my computer was running SO slowly, I finally gave up - got them today! 1. I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die. ... Read more
Say Hallelujah
Friday, September 02, 2011      7 comments

Sad news - I got home this morning and found the chow that wanders the neighborhood dead in my yard. He was 17 years old, according to his owners. I had to go 2 doors down to their house and let them know. I harnessed up my pups and walked them ... Read more
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Thursday, September 01, 2011      6 comments

I heard this one on the radio as I was driving into work tonight - Aerosmith - 1998, for the movie Armageddon (Trivia - according to Wikipedia, Liv Tyler is Steven Tyler's real-life daughter. She played Grace Stamper in the movie. In the movie a... Read more
You Don't Mess Around With Jim
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      8 comments

Jim Croce from 1972 Uptown got it's hustlers The bowery got it's bums 42nd street got Big Jim Walker He's a pool-shootin' son of a gun Yeah, he big and dumb a... Read more
Stormy Weather
Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

Well, we're into our "monsoon season" here in Albuquerque - and over 3 inches behind our usual 5 or so by now. Been having occasional rains - some of which weren't even measurable, and some thunderboomers. I walked up to the IHOP (about a mile) ... Read more
We Built This City
Sunday, August 28, 2011      6 comments

Jeesh! After a busy evening, things did calm down a bit after midnight. It was just busy enough that I couldn't think about blogging - then, the dreaded "head approaches desk syndrome" hit (otherwise known as the sleepies). For some reason, we w... Read more
Meep-Meep!
Saturday, August 27, 2011      5 comments

Running around like crazy! More later if it calms down (I hope, I hope) Just a quick funny ... Read more

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