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Easter Parade
Thursday, April 05, 2012      10 comments

Irving Berlin, 1933 In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade! I'll be all in clover, and whe... Read more
Peter Cottontail
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      6 comments

by Steve Nelson & Jack Rollins, 1949 - first recorded by Gene Autry (who also first recorded Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer) Here comes Peter Cottontail, Hoppin' down the bunny trail, Hippity, hoppity, Easter's on its way. ... Read more
Neither Snow nor Rain
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      2 comments

It's not really the motto for the United States Post Office, but it is carved onto the outside of the New York City General Post Office. "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of t... Read more
What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am?
Monday, April 02, 2012      6 comments

For April Fool's Day - The Tams, 1964 What kind of fool what kind of fool What kind of fool do you think I am You think ya can go on seeing him? After we had made our plans Said I'd be your number one man ... Read more
Over the Rainbow
Saturday, March 31, 2012      3 comments

From The Wizard of Oz, 1939 Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high There's a land that I heard of, once in a lullaby Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true ... Read more
Haven't Got Time for the Pain
Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

Busy night in the Emergency Department - falls, sickness, surgical relapses. Not overwhelming, but steady! Carly Simon, 1974 All those crazy nights when i cried myself to sleep Now melodrama never makes me weep anymore 'cause I hav... Read more
I'm Late! (White Rabbit)
Thursday, March 29, 2012      9 comments

I just ran out of time yesterday - had lots of stuff planned, but got another delivery shortly after lying down to sleep - - then, my itinerant yard guy showed up again (I never know when to expect him). Sigh. Got to work, and it was just a litt... Read more
Unbirthday Song
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      8 comments

I went to an English Tea today with my bud, Bex. Another friend of hers was supposed to join us, but she worked night shift and may have overslept. I even wore a wide-brimmed hat! At the St. James Tea Room, the theme was Mad as a March Hare fro... Read more
It Might As Well Be Spring
Monday, March 26, 2012      5 comments

It is Spring - fickle weather and all. Two weeks ago, I walked the pups while wearing T-shirt & shorts - last week, jacket weather and long pants. Today, we hit a high of 82! While I welcome the warmth now, there are concerns about a long, hot ... Read more
I Fought the Law
Saturday, March 24, 2012      7 comments

When I started outof the house last evening to walk the pups, I saw a man hanging around my elderly neighbor's back patio door. She hires folks to do her yard work, so I wasn't worried - until a guy drove up in a big Suburban SUV and shouted "H... Read more
Love is a Battlefield
Friday, March 23, 2012      7 comments

Another Pat Benatar top 10 hit - 1983 This is me We are young, heartache to heartache we stand No promises, no demands love is a battlefield Woah, we are strong, no one can tell us we're wrong Searching our hearts for so long, bo... Read more
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

Pat Benatar 1979 Well you're the real tough cookie with the long history Of breaking little hearts, like the one in me That's O.K., lets see how you do it Put up your dukes, lets get down to it! ... Read more
Dude, I Can Fix That
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      6 comments

A friend sent me an Email today titled "Men can fix that". Bookshelf breaking? Too much glare to read the ATM? ... Read more
What I Did For Love
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

From the 1975 show A Chorus Line. The premise of the show is the 19 singer/dancers are auditioning on a bare stage. The director, Zach, tries to learn more about them as they sing about their histories. Towards the end of the try-outs, one of th... Read more
Danny Boy
Saturday, March 17, 2012      7 comments

The words to "Danny Boy" were written by English lawyer and lyricist Frederic Weatherly in 1910. Quick - think of an Irish song - Danny Boy! O Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling From glen to glen, and down the mountain side. ... Read more

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