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Margaritaville
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      6 comments

It's getting to be nicer weather - today my Pom had her teeth cleaned. I drove her up to drop her off this morning, then this afternoon, walked the boys to the vet to pick her up. About 2.75 miles in total. I have a shoulder bag I've been carry... Read more
76 Trombones
Monday, May 06, 2013      9 comments

I tried looking for a song with the sixth in the title - couldn't find one. But, then I remembered 76 Trombones from The Music Man. Seventy-Six Trombones by Harold: Seventy-six trombones led the big parade With a hundred and ten c... Read more
Cinco de Mayo
Sunday, May 05, 2013      11 comments

A minor Mexican holiday to celebrate the defeat of the French army in a battle in 1892. Celebrated mostly as an occasion to drink, party, and consume Mexican foods. ... Read more
May the Fourth Be With You
Saturday, May 04, 2013      11 comments

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If You Could Read My Mind
Friday, May 03, 2013      6 comments

I liked yesterday's Gordon Lightfoot song so well, here's another! From 1971, Songwriter: LIGHTFOOT, GORDON If you could read my mind love What a tale my thoughts could tell Just like an old time movie 'Bout a ghost from a wishin' we... Read more
Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
Thursday, May 02, 2013      9 comments

I heard this one when I was driving in to work tonight. Stuck in my head now. Really catchy tune with the driving drum beat for such a sad song. Music and lyrics ©1976 by Gordon Lightfoot He changed one line in 2010 as noted. The leg... Read more
While Strolling Thru the Park
Thursday, May 02, 2013      11 comments

A classic song for May While strolling through the park one day In the merry merry month of May I was taken by surprise By a pair of roguish eyes In a moment my poor heart was stole away ... Read more
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      11 comments

I used to have rose bushes in my yard. Over the last 20 something years, they've quietly given up the ghost. I have a brown thumb. That's why I'm really hoping I can get the petunias, lillies, heck, even the grass to live this year. Being in a d... Read more
Garden Party
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      6 comments

I got some bedding plants and repotted them into hanging baskets today. Here's hoping they do well! Ricky Nelson, 1972 I went to a garden party, reminisced with my old friends A chance to share old memories and play our songs again ... Read more
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Sunday, April 28, 2013      13 comments

From the Movie "Cocktails" Performed by Bobby McFerrin 1988 Here is a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don't worry be happy In every life we have some trouble When you worry you make it double Don't... Read more
The Race is On
Friday, April 26, 2013      9 comments

Country singer great George Jones passed away today. This was one of his hits from 1965. Songwriters: ROLLINS, DON I feel tears welling up Cold and deep inside Like my heart's sprung a big break And a stab of loneliness, shar... Read more
Motivation
Thursday, April 25, 2013      12 comments

OK - enough depressing stuff - time for more funnies! ... Read more
Stop All the Clocks
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      8 comments

A poem by W. H. Auden, 1938. I first heard it in the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out ... Read more
Live Like You Were Dying
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      8 comments

From 2004, Tim McGraw. Disclaimer: I really like this song, and the thought that having nothing to lose gets us thinking about what's really important. What would you do if you only had a few months to live? On the other hand, I wanted to put in... Read more
Dust in the Wind
Monday, April 22, 2013      10 comments

From the band Kansas, 1977 Happy Earth Day! I close my eyes Only for a moment and the moment's gone All my dreams Pass before my eyes with curiosity Dus... Read more

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