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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

Stay tuned for more ... Read more
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
The River
Sunday, November 25, 2012      10 comments

Switching to winter type songs now ... Joni Mitchell, 1970 It's coming on Christmas They're cutting down trees They're putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on ... Read more
Computer Glitches
Saturday, November 24, 2012      14 comments

The work computers have been up and down and up and down since we came in 3 hours ago. Sheesh! We thought it was because IT was uploading programs, but someone called them and that's not what's happening. My computer will say it's restarting, w... Read more
Jingle Bells
Friday, November 23, 2012      6 comments

Written in 1857 - surprise! It was written as a Thanksgiving song, not for Christmas. Notice, it never mentions Christmas, but it is one of the most popular Christmas songs. Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh O'er the f... Read more
Thanksgiving Song
Thursday, November 22, 2012      8 comments

I did a search and found this one - I confess I don't remember it. Mary Chapin Carpenter (2008?) Grateful for each hand we hold Gathered round this table. ... Read more
Thank You for Being My Friend
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      9 comments

More things I'm grateful for .... friends! The theme to The Golden Girls (1985 - 1992) was written by Andrew Gold in 1978. Thank you for being a friend Traveled down the road and back again your heart is true you're a pal and a confidan... Read more

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