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Mercedes Benz
Saturday, July 28, 2012      7 comments

Recorded in 1970 by Janis Joplin (per Wikipedia, in one take) just 4 days before she died. Oh lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz. My friends all drive porsches, I must make amends. Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my frien... Read more
Operator
Friday, July 27, 2012      8 comments

Jim Croce wrote and sang this one in 1972 (yep, kids, it used to only take a dime - and public phones were everywhere - no cell phones - gasp!) Operator, well could you help me place this call? See, the number on the matchbook is old ... Read more
Drift Away
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      10 comments

The computer ate my blog just now on this - here's attempt 2. Deep breathe ... I like listening to Uncle Kracker's version of this as I walk the pups - it's on my iPhone. ... Read more
We Are Family
Monday, July 23, 2012      16 comments

I had dinner last week with my long lost brother. Hadn't seen him in over 30 years. There were 5 kids in my family - 3 boys, 2 girls - John - Meri (me) - Nancy - Billy - Jimmy. When our parents divorced, the boys all ended up with our father, th... Read more
The Story of Adam & Eve's Pets
Sunday, July 22, 2012      12 comments

My neighbor sent me this in an Email Adam and Eve said, 'Lord, when we were in the garden, you walked with us every day. Now we do not see you any more. We are lonesome here, and it is difficult for us to remember how much you love us.' ... Read more
Why?
Saturday, July 21, 2012      6 comments

Another senseless tragedy. And we mourn ... Read more
Angie Baby
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      8 comments

Another classic by Helen Reddy. You live your life in the songs you hear On the rock and roll radio And when a young girl doesn't have any friends That's a really nice place to go Folks hoping you'd turn out cool But they had to ... Read more
Delta Dawn
Monday, July 16, 2012      5 comments

I've got Helen Reddy's version on my iPhone, among many other songs. Good for walking the pups to. Delta Dawn, what's that flower you have on Could it be a faded rose from days gone by And did I hear you say he was a-meeting you here to... Read more
I Love a Rainy Night
Saturday, July 14, 2012      12 comments

More rain songs: Eddie Rabbit: I Love A Rainy Night, 1981 Well, I love a rainy night I love a rainy night I love to hear the thunder Watch the lightning When it lights up the sky You know it makes me feel good ... Read more
I Wish It Would Rain
Friday, July 13, 2012      5 comments

"Monsoon season" here in New Mexico - the end (we hope) to fire season, and when we get most of our rainfall (and floods, especially in the burned areas). I always thought "monsoon" referred to the heavy rains in the tropics, and that it was use... Read more
Sheesh!
Thursday, July 12, 2012      8 comments

We hit the ground running at work and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. Unhappy patients and visitors, unhappy staff, unhappy police ... Note to self: before starti... Read more
For What It's Worth (Stop, Children, What's that Sound?)
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      4 comments

All the politics, negative ads ... sigh, and it hasn't really cranked up yet. Every time I hear this song, I think of the line "mostly say, hooray for our side" and the candidates. Songwriters: STILLS, STEPHEN. First made famous when record... Read more
Rules for Visitors to my House
Friday, July 06, 2012      9 comments

Again, found on the internet for a long time emoticon To pacify you, my dear pets, I have posted the followin... Read more
Rules for Pet Owners
Thursday, July 05, 2012      7 comments

This has been around the internet for a long time. Wish my critters could read them! To be posted VERY LOW on the refrigerator door - nose height. Dear Dogs and Cats and other pets, The dishes with the paw prints are yours and conta... Read more
Born in the USA
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      5 comments

From Bruce Springsteen in 1984 - not really a celebration of being an American, but more of a Viet Nam war protest ... Born down in a dead man's town The first kick I took was when I hit the ground You end up like a dog that's been beat... Read more

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