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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
Oh, Lonesome Me
Monday, April 23, 2012      11 comments

I got called in to work this evening - had gotten home this morning, read the Sunday (& Saturday) paper, walked the pups almost 3 miles in the beautiful cool but sunny morning, and slept a few hours. So, it's really not too rough to be here, but... Read more
Kokomo
Saturday, April 21, 2012      4 comments

Hey, I'm on a Beach Boy roll - here's one from 1988. I wanna go to Kokomo! Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Jamaica ... Read more
Good Vibrations
Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

The Beach Boys, 1969. Many thanks to those who gave warm thoughts (good vibrations!) to my "Bad Mojo" blog. After the poor yelling man (who, it seems, is demented) left, and all the other patients that needed to get admitted were off the unit, w... Read more
Bad Mojo
Friday, April 20, 2012      6 comments

It's "one of those days" here in the Emergency Department. I'm maintaining, but people are frustrated and sending out negative vibes. The main printer we use for lab requests, discharge papers, etc, is printing in Wing-Ding (or, as I say, Chines... Read more
RIP, Dick Clark
Thursday, April 19, 2012      9 comments

The "world's oldest teenager" died today 4/18/12. He was 82. I remember watching "American Bandstand" ("good beat, easy to dance to, I'd give it an 8"). He had his fingers in many entertainment pies - producing, radio & TV shows, music and more.... Read more
The Jets (West Side Story)
Saturday, April 14, 2012      6 comments

West Side Story (1957) Book by Arthur Laurents Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim When you're a Jet, You're a Jet all the way From your first cigarette To your last dyin' day. ... Read more
Superstition
Friday, April 13, 2012      5 comments

Stevie Wonder, 1972 - for Friday the 13th! Very superstitious, writings on the wall, Very superstitious, ladders 'bout to fall, Thirteen month old baby, broke the lookin' glass Seven years of bad luck, the good things in your past. ... Read more
Me and the IRS
Thursday, April 12, 2012      6 comments

Johnny Paycheck , 1978. Nah, he ain't bitter! I'm gonna tell the man at the IRS, this old boy, Hell, Ive had enough! ' Cause the way the big man rakes it in, the little man coughs it up. Well, the bite keeps a-gettin' bigger, and... Read more

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