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Jumping Jack Flash
Friday, December 02, 2011      3 comments

Richards and Jager of the Rolling Stones, 1968. Seriously, did you know the words? I didn't! All I really knew (and sang along with) was "Jumping Jack Flash, It's a gas, gas, gas!" I was born in a cross-fire hurricane And I howled at my ... Read more
Candle in the Wind
Thursday, December 01, 2011      6 comments

I'm sitting in my living room, listening to the wind howl outside. Weather report says it's about 35 mph, gusts to ?? Gotta walk the pups - definitely sweater weather for Spartacus (maybe 2 sweaters). The fluffies, Samurai & Sahalako, usually to... Read more
Anticipation
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

The weather dudes are predicting all kinds of bad stuff tonight and tomorrow - like, 70 mph winds, big temperature drop, snow (maybe). They're warning folks to stock up on candles, blankets, foods that don't need heating, etc - just on case the ... Read more
System Maintenance
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      4 comments

So, I got ready to work on a song blog, and SP is doing updates. It's down, it's up. it's down ... It takes me about an hour to 1.5 hours to do a song blog - can't deal with a system going up & down! I'll try again tomorrow. ... Read more
You're So Vain
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      7 comments

Carly Simon wrote and recorded this in 1972 - she's never revealed who was the lover she was singing about! You walked into the party Like you were walking onto a yacht Your hat strategically dipped below one eye Your scarf it was apr... Read more
Birthday
Monday, November 28, 2011      12 comments

I had a pleasant birthday today - walked the pups for 2 hours (typically, little Spartacus had to be carried for several intermittent blocks on the walk out, and pranced the whole way back), Picked up my buddy, Bex, and she treated me to the Clu... Read more
My Brain is on Vacation, But I'm at Work
Saturday, November 26, 2011      6 comments

Not a good combo. One more night and I'm off next week. I'm spacier than usual. Blaming it on the food that last couple of days. ... Read more
Homeward Bound
Thursday, November 24, 2011      6 comments

This is traditionally one of the busiest travel times - everybody wants/hopes to get home to family. Mine is too scattered, and I'd just as soon work the holidays. We have good cooks, and everybody brings in stuff for the potlucks. I made a big ... Read more
What A Wonderful World
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      7 comments

As we come up to Thanksgiving (in the US), I try to remember all of the things I'm grateful for. Louis Armstrong, 1968 I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom, for me and you And I think to myself What a wonderful wo... Read more
Monday, Monday
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      8 comments

Hey, it's Monday ... The Mamas and the Papas, 1966 Monday Monday, so good to me, Monday Monday, it was all I hoped it would be Oh Monday morning, Monday morning couldn't guarantee That Monday evening you would still be here with me... Read more
The Boxer
Sunday, November 20, 2011      6 comments

Simon and Garfunkel, 1968 I am just a poor boy. Though my story's seldom told, I have squandered my resistance For a pocketful of mumbles, Such are promises All lies and jest Still, a man hears what he wants to hear And disreg... Read more
He's a Rebel
Saturday, November 19, 2011      6 comments

The Crystalls, 1962 See the way he walks down the street Watch the way he shuffles his feet My, he holds his head up high When he goes walking by, he's my guy ... Read more
Stop! In the Name of Love
Friday, November 18, 2011      6 comments

Supremes in 1965 Stop! In the name of love Before you break my heart Baby, baby I'm aware of where you go Each time you leave my door I watch you walk down ... Read more
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Thursday, November 17, 2011      11 comments

I've had this tune stuck in my head all night! emoticon Sung By Bobby McFerrin (1988) Here's a little ... Read more
Da Do Ron Ron
Thursday, November 17, 2011      6 comments

1963, the Crystals I met him on a Monday and my heart stood still Da do ron-ron-ron, da do ron-ron Somebody told me that his name was Bill Da do ron-ron-ron, da do ron-ron ... Read more

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