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Bad Girls
Friday, May 18, 2012      6 comments

Donna Summers died today (5/17/12) . Among many other Disco hits, she did Bad Girls in 1979. Bad girls Talking about the sad girls Sad girls Talking about bad girls, yeah ... Read more
Thank God I'm A Country Boy
Thursday, May 17, 2012      6 comments

Well, I'm not country or a boy, but I've always liked this song. Written by John Martin Sommers and most famously recorded by John Denver in 1974 Well life on the farm is kinda laid back Aint much an old country boy like me can't hack ... Read more
I Fought the Law
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      6 comments

I got a call today from someone monitoring my buddy Bex's house. I'm listed as one of her emergency contacts. The front door alarm had gone off, and she didn't answer her home or cell phone. They'd already sent the police out to check the situat... Read more
Mama Said
Monday, May 14, 2012      4 comments

The Shirelles, 1961 Mama said there'll be days like this, There'll be days like this Mama said (Mama said, mama said) Mama said there'll be days like this, There'll be days like this my Mama said (Mama said, mama said) ... Read more
M-O-T-H-E-R
Saturday, May 12, 2012      5 comments

Since tomorrow is Mother's Day here in the States - a classic for mothers. "M" is for the million things she gave me, "O" means only that she's growing old, ... Read more
Meet the Pups
Sunday, May 06, 2012      12 comments

Some people have asked about my fuzzy faces - it's hard to take pictures of them because they're so camera shy (my Pom, Shalako, acts like I'm going to steal her soul). This is Spartacus, also called "you little weasel". He was sleeping ... Read more
Cinco de Mayo, the Moon and the Kentucky Derby
Sunday, May 06, 2012      5 comments

Triple play day. Too bad I was sick and had to leave work before midnight Friday night (5/4). Went home, emptied out my med box, and tried to watch TV (couldn't track the shows) and read (couldn't track the stories). Sheesh! Dosed off & on, unti... Read more
Rhinestone Cowboy
Thursday, May 03, 2012      7 comments

Another song made popular by Glen Campbell in 1975 I've been walkin' these streets so long Singin' the same old song I know every crack in these dirty sidewalks of Broadway Where hustle's the name of the game And nice guys get washe... Read more
Tea for Two
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      9 comments

My friend Bex & I met her friend Polly & Polly's daughter, Jasmine, for High Tea at the St. James Tea Room today. The theme was the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. From the 1940 show No, No, Nannette I'm discontented with homes that are re... Read more
Dreams of an Everyday Housewife
Sunday, April 29, 2012      6 comments

Another by Glen Campbell, 1968 She looks in the mirror and stares at the wrinkles that weren't there yesterday And thinks of the young man that she almost married What would he think if he saw her this way? ... Read more
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Saturday, April 28, 2012      10 comments

I remember Glen Campell's version, but it was written by Jimmy Webb and recorded by Johnny Rivers in 1965. Huh, who knew? By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising She'll find the note I left hangin' on her door She'll laugh ... Read more
The Wayward Wind
Friday, April 27, 2012      8 comments

High, high winds today on Albuquerque - gusts up to 50-75 mph. As I was sleeping today, I listened to the wind trying to take off the roof. I'd walked the pups in the morning before the winds started, taken a shower and washed my hair. When I l... Read more
I Feel Pretty
Thursday, April 26, 2012      8 comments

I took the fluffy pups to the groomers today, and got my hair cut while I waited (think Jamie Lee Curtis). Afterward, I walked Spartacus (smooth coated chihuahua) to the groomers. He seemed to really like being the only dog on the walk, and disa... Read more
Surfin' USA
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      5 comments

Another Beach Boys' hit from 1963 If everybody had an ocean Across the U. S. A. Then everybody'd be surfin' Like Californi-a You'd seem 'em wearing their baggies Huarache sandals too A bushy bushy blonde hairdo Surfin' U. S... Read more
The Lost Day, Sorta
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      3 comments

After working until midnight last night. I thought I could sleep the rest of the night - nope! I'd slept too much the day before. Took the garbage can out to the street at 0800, and the recycling, then went to bed. Dosed off & on all day. ... Read more

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