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Irish Lullaby
Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

Classic Irish song Over in Killarney Many years ago, Me Mither sang a song to me In tones so sweet and low. Just a simple little ditty, In her good ould Irish way, And l'd give the world if she could sing That song to m... Read more
Piano Man
Thursday, March 15, 2012      9 comments

Billy Joel, 1973 (another "time" song) It's nine o'clock on a Saturday The regular crowd shuffles in There's an old man sitting next to me Making love to his tonic and gin ... Read more
Give Me Just a Little More Time
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      7 comments

In honor of DST - from 1970, the Chairman of the Board [Chorus:] Give me just a little more time And our love will surely grow Give me just a little more time And our love will surely grow ... Read more
I Sprang Clear Over Sunday
Monday, March 12, 2012      5 comments

So, this was "Spring Forward" day in most of the USA. I was awake most of the night (from being a night-shift worker, mostly). Took some generic benadryl @ 0300 and noticed my radio controlled clock, laptop, iPad, and the cable box were all read... Read more
You've Got a Friend in Me
Sunday, March 11, 2012      8 comments

From the 1995 Toy Story movie - by Randy Newman You've got a friend in me You've got a friend in me When the road looks rough ahead And you're miles and miles from your nice warm bed You just remember what your old pal said Boy, y... Read more
You've Got a Friend
Saturday, March 10, 2012      10 comments

Originally written and performed by Carole King in 1971 - one of the most popular versions is by James Taylor (my fave). When you’re down and troubled And you need a helping hand And nothing, whoa nothing is going right. Close your... Read more
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?
Thursday, March 08, 2012      6 comments

Rod Stewart & Carmine Appice in 1978 Sugar, sugar She sits alone waiting for suggestions He’s so nervous avoiding all the questions His lips are dry, her heart is gently pounding Don’t you just know exactly what they’re thinking ... Read more
I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Thursday, March 08, 2012      4 comments

Allergies, colds and flu season here - I'm snuffling, half of the patients I'm signing into the ER tonight are congested, coughing, and snuffling. Jeesh! Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David, 1978. Lots of singers have covered it.... Read more
Puttin' On the Ritz
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      6 comments

I just saw "Young Frankenstein" in a play Sunday - classic song and dance by Dr. Frankie and the monster. This was written by Irving Berlin 1929 - I had no idea there were so many verses! Have you seen the well-to-do Upon Lennox Avenue... Read more
Beth (by Kiss)
Sunday, March 04, 2012      7 comments

A soft love song by a hard rock band - Kiss 1976 Beth I hear you calling But I can't come home right now Me and the boys are playing And we just can't find the ... Read more
Brandy (by Looking Glass)
Friday, March 02, 2012      4 comments

The band Looking Glass recorded this in 1976. There's a port on a western bay And it serves a hundred ships a day Lonely sailors pass the time away And talk about their homes ... Read more
Coach Nicole Would Not Approve!
Thursday, March 01, 2012      11 comments

After the "Recipes NOT Approved by Chef Meg", here are the LOL critters showing us how NOT to workout! Train carefully for the runs - don't just get out there and give it your all! ... Read more
Bleh - Vacation is Over
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

I had another "staycation" last week. Got to work this evening, all happy and rested - 10 minutes in, I was grumpy! Short staffed, very busy Emergency Department and lots of people in the waiting room getting really upset. Once again, the inpati... Read more
Recipes NOT Approved by Chef Meg
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      11 comments

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Now I Don't Feel Quite So Stupid
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      11 comments

My friend sent me an Email with these pictures! For a change, I added the captions - Hanging High! Let's see - if I wash my car, it'll rain ... ... Read more

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