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American Soldier
Sunday, May 26, 2013      9 comments

For Memorial Day - from one veteran to the others and the active duty troops! Toby Keith, 2003 I'm just trying to be a father Raise a daughter and a son Be a lover to their mother Everything to everyone Up and at 'em bright and ea... Read more
Theme from M*A*S*H
Saturday, May 25, 2013      11 comments

For Memorial Day - the theme to M*A*S*H is actually "Suicide is Painless". Most people just know the tune. Music by Johnny Mandel, words by the then 14 year old son of the movie director (Robert Altman) - Michael Altman. - 1970 M*A*SH was set in... Read more
Funny Cat Pictures
Friday, May 24, 2013      12 comments

Just a quickie to show some funny pictures from ICanHasCheezburger.com Soon, the podcat will be born ... Read more
You Can Ring My Bell
Thursday, May 23, 2013      6 comments

I don't remember if I've mentioned the tinnitus I've had for the last couple of years. The ringing is high-pitched, and more noticeable at home where it's quieter than at work. I sleep with various noise machines going (really like the Sleep Pil... Read more
Eve of Destruction
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      5 comments

Fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods ... I think serial killer Earth is at it again. Written by P. F. Sloan in 1965, best known for Barry McGuire's version in 65. The eastern world it is explodin', violence flarin', bullets loadin' ... Read more
I Think I Love You
Monday, May 20, 2013      4 comments

From the Partridge Family, 1970 I'm sleeping and right in the middle of a good dream Like all at once I wake up from something that keeps Knocking at my brain Before I go insane I hold my pillow to my head And spring up in my ... Read more
Different Drum
Sunday, May 19, 2013      5 comments

Written by Michael Nesmith (of the Monkees!) and recorded by Linda Ronstadt of the Stone Poneys in 1967. You and I, travel to the beat of a different drum. Oh, can't you tell by the way I run, Every time you make eyes at me... Wo-oh.... Read more
Proud Mary
Friday, May 17, 2013      7 comments

Ike and Tina Turner 1970 - actually written by Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty in 1969 Y’ know, every now and then I think you might like to hear something from us Nice and easy But there’s just one thing You see we n... Read more
Come Monday
Thursday, May 16, 2013      4 comments

Jimmy Buffett, 1974 Headin’ up to San Francisco For the Labor Day week-end show I’ve got my hush-puppies on I guess I never was meant for glitter rock and roll And honey I didn’t know That I’d be missin’ you so ... Read more
Funny Signs
Thursday, May 16, 2013      7 comments

Just a few funny signs I found on line ... Read more
Rhythm of the Rain
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      9 comments

I planned to walk the pups this evening near sunset. As I was chillin', I heard piter-pater on the roof! Yeah, rain! ... Er, hold on, pups - gonna walk when it stops. OK, back from walking the pups. Started sprinkling again about half a mi... Read more
Rumour Has It
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      7 comments

A modern classic from 2011 - Adele cowrote it with Ryan Tedder because she was unhappy with her friends spreading rumors about her breakup with her boyfriend. She, ... Read more
Mama Said
Sunday, May 12, 2013      15 comments

For Mother's Day - listen to your mother! Mama said there'll be days like this There'll be days like this, my mama said (Mama said, mama said) Mama said the... Read more
Walking in the Rain
Sunday, May 12, 2013      8 comments

I took the pups for a walk this evening - it was raining (yeah!) again when I first woke up at 3:30 PM. I was going to go back to sleep until 5:30 or so, but, since I'm a compulsive reader, I was still awake at 5. Got up, harnessed the pups, and... Read more
Here Comes the Rain Again
Friday, May 10, 2013      9 comments

We're in a drought in New Mexico - woke up at about 1:30pm with the sounds of thunder and drumming on the roof - peeked out and saw a package by my mailbox - had to run out to get it. Seemed to be rain and maybe small hail. The Eurythmics ... Read more

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