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Frosty the Snowman
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      11 comments

It's been a wet, wet day today - started drizzling in the morning, and never stopped. It was too warm to freeze, so no snow in my area. We might get snow tomorrow or Wed. I took the pups (drove over) to Petsmart so we could walk. Did an hour, 8... Read more
Hanukkah Song (Adam Sandler)
Sunday, December 11, 2011      6 comments

Saturday Night Live, 1994 Adam Sandler did a skit to reassure Jewish kids there was something for them around Christmastime. (some of the pictures are from the usual Icanhascheezburger.com and sister sites, a few from Bing) Intro: There's a... Read more
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Saturday, December 10, 2011      9 comments

Originally sung by a 13 year old boy, Jimmy Boyd, in 1952 I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus, Underneath the mistletoe last night. She didn't see me creep, Down... Read more
Run Run Rudolph
Friday, December 09, 2011      5 comments

Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie wrote it and Chuck Berry recorded it in 1958 Out of all the reindeers You know you're the mastermind Run Run Rudolph Randolph ain't too far behind ... Read more
Little Saint Nick
Thursday, December 08, 2011      7 comments

Only minor aches from yesterday's fall - walked the pups in the early afternoon - warmer and much more light Written by Mike Love and Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, and recorded in 1963. Sometimes called "Run, Run, Reindeer" because of the... Read more
You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Thursday, December 08, 2011      11 comments

Today was my last day of vacation - I slept most of the day, did the final loads of clothes & dishes, and took the pups for an evening walk just before sunset. It was getting dark by the time we got home - and what I thought was a wet area turne... Read more
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      10 comments

Whew, the day was till pretty cold, but the wind was so much less, I could walk the pups. Altho, I did have to carry Spartacus inside my jacket for most of the 2.6 mile walk. (He kept me warm too.) Not the typical Christmas season song -... Read more
Let It Snow
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      5 comments

A big ol' cold front moved in last night - blew right through the canyons with a load of snow. When I got up this morning, the front yard was covered with snow, the winds blew all day, and the wind chill was in the single digits most of the day.... Read more
12 Days of Christmas
Monday, December 05, 2011      9 comments

News reports by experts say that for the first time, the cost of everything given in the Twelve Days of Christmas tops $100,000. That includes a total of 12 partridges, 22 turtledoves, 30 French hens, etc. The final verse: On the twe... Read more
Caroling Critters
Sunday, December 04, 2011      10 comments

At the ICAnHasCheezburger.com site, there are many examples of how our critters help us celebrate the holidays. Apparently, they enjoy caroling! Deck the Halls is popular: ... Read more
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

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