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Sleigh Ride
Monday, December 10, 2012      8 comments

From the late 1940's - a classic winter song. Notice it doesn't mention Christmas at all! Just hear those sleigh bells jing-a-ling Ring-ting-tingling too Come on it's lovely weather For a sleigh ride together with you Outside the... Read more
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Sunday, December 09, 2012      7 comments

A cold front moved in with a blast today - yesterday's high was near 60, I had walked the pups in the morning (about 40, but sunny). This morning when I got home, I was tired and decided to nap and walk the pups in the afternoon. Bad idea! It wa... Read more
Frosty the Snowman
Saturday, December 08, 2012      14 comments

From 1950 Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul, With a corncob pipe and a button nose And two eyes made out of coal. Frosty the snowman is a fairy tale, they say, He was made of snow but the children Know how he came to life ... Read more
White Christmas
Friday, December 07, 2012      8 comments

Weather guys report we have a small chance of snow this weekend - yeah! I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow ... Read more
Urgh
Friday, December 07, 2012      9 comments

I have been off from work on another stay-cation for a week. Yesterday (Wed), I went in for an award ceremony - I have 35 years in the Federal system (10 in the Army Nurse Corps, 2 in the DOD system in El Paso, TX, and 23 here in the VA). I puk... Read more
Let it Snow
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      13 comments

Still no snow in our immediate forecast in New Mexico - not even rain. Sigh. Maybe we can do a snow dance? From 1945, by lyricist Sammy Cahn and the composer Jule Styne. Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightf... Read more
12 Months of Spark People
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

(To the tune of 12 Days of Christmas) In the first month of my journey, Spark People gave to me: A Coach Nicole workout DVD In the second month of my jo... Read more
The Twelve Pains of Christmas
Monday, December 03, 2012      13 comments

Written by Bob Rivers and released in his album Twisted Christmas in 1988. The first thing at Christmas that's such a pain to me Is finding a Christmas tree T... Read more
Lesser Known Christmas Songs
Sunday, December 02, 2012      11 comments

I went shopping this evening, and my ears nearly started bleeding from the repetitious Christmas music. Three more weeks of this. I think I'll start wearing my earphones ... T'was the Night Before Christmas ... Read more
Puns Under Construction
Sunday, December 02, 2012      6 comments

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California Dreaming
Friday, November 30, 2012      13 comments

The Mamas and the Papas, 1965 - as the skies turn grey and the leaves fall down All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey I've been for a walk on a winters day I'd be save and warm if I was in LA California dreaming on such a wint... Read more
Ups and Downs
Friday, November 30, 2012      6 comments

Had a busy day today. Got all 4 of the cats shuffled in and out to the vet - 2 at a time. Had to hunt down the shyest one (Shadowspawn may let me touch him again in a couple of weeks) - got a few scratches out of it, but not serious. ... Read more
Redneck Christmas
Thursday, November 29, 2012      13 comments

Jeff Foxworthy made this parody in 1996 Somebody done gone to the Walmart Man this the stuff I got for Christmas Well you cleaned up what ya get 5 flannel shirts ... Read more
Birthday
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      17 comments

It was my birthday today. My buddy Bex took me to the movies and an early dinner. We saw 'Life of Pi' - pretty good. Then, we had dinner at the Macaroni Grill - I had the... Read more
Marshmallow World
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      9 comments

Written in 1949 - first recorded by Bing Crosby. We've got no snow here now, and none predicted for the next couple of weeks - we can only dream about a marshmallow world! It's a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes t... Read more

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