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Desperado
Thursday, January 23, 2014      10 comments

The Eagles (Glenn Frey & Don Henley wrote it); 1973. I love this song. Desperado, why don't you come to your senses? You been out ridin' fences for so long now Oh, you're a hard one I know that you got your reasons These things... Read more
Day Tripper
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      11 comments

The Beatles, 1965 Got a good reason for taking the easy way out Got a good reason for taking the easy way out now She was a day tripper, a one way ticket yeah It took me so long to find out, and I found out ... Read more
Candle in the Wind (Princess Di)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      11 comments

This is the homage to Princess Diana version. Goodbye England's rose, may you ever grow in our hearts You were the grace that placed itself, where lives were torn apart You called out to our country and you whispered to those in pain ... Read more
Candle in the Wind (Marilyn Monroe)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

Elton John recorded it for Marilyn Monroe in 1973, and revamped it for Princess Diana in 1997. Lyrics for both by Bernard Taupin. Goodbye Norma Jean Though I never knew you at all You had the grace to hold yourself While those around... Read more
Come on Over
Sunday, January 19, 2014      12 comments

Another Shania Twain song, more inspirational. From 1997 Get a life-get a grip Get away somewhere, take a trip Take a break-take control Take advice from someone you know ... Read more
Don't Be Stupid
Saturday, January 18, 2014      12 comments

Ever have one of those days when folks just and do say stupid things? I have this song by Shania Twain going thru my head. 1997 You're so complicated you hang over my shoulder When I read my mail I don't appreciate it When I talk t... Read more
3 Marriages
Friday, January 17, 2014      14 comments

A friend Emailed me this story. Three friends married women from different parts of the country. The first man married a woman from the North. He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, ... Read more
Close to You
Thursday, January 16, 2014      10 comments

Another from the Carpenters from 1970; written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David in 1963 Why do birds suddenly appear Every time you are near? Just like me, they long to be Close to you ... Read more
Sing
Thursday, January 16, 2014      5 comments

By the Carpenters, 1973 Sing, sing a song Sing out loud Sing out strong Sing of good things not bad Sing of happy not sad. Sing, sing a song Make it s... Read more
If You Want To
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      14 comments

Melissa Etheridge wrote and recorded this one in 2004. Hello, yes it's what I said, I guess I thought that I was dead So I just called you from my bed, to say hello You see I've got this funny notion Life is only just an ocean, I'v... Read more
with A Little Help From My Friends
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      9 comments

I'm feeling a LOT better today -walked the pups 6 miles (15K steps), am very, very well rested, and just ate at IHOP for the all you can eat pancakes (4) with scrambled eggs. Still under my minimum calories for the day, but I'm stuffed! I appre... Read more
Half a bubble off plumb
Sunday, January 12, 2014      11 comments

I've been drinking tea with ginger and honey all day, eaten soup, and took some more generic nyquil a while back. Have NOT walked the pups, and have less than 1000 steps for the day (a new low!). My eyes feel weird and and I'm a little dizzy fee... Read more
Cough, cough, hack
Saturday, January 11, 2014      14 comments

Got another cold - started last Saturday with an itchy, scratchy throat. Kept walking the pups every day, trying to get enough sleep, washing and cleaning my hands in a frenzy at work. Keeping hydrated, etc. started taking "the 'Quils" (generic... Read more
Hazy Shade of Winter
Friday, January 10, 2014      9 comments

Simon and Garfunkle, 1968 Time, time, time, see what's become of me While I looked around For my possibilities I was so hard to please But look around, leaves are brown And the sky is a hazy shade of winter ... Read more
Stand Up
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      10 comments

I keep hearing this on the Blue Cross Blue Shield ads. Songwriters: Nettles, Jennifer; Bush, Kristian of the group Sugarland, 2010 All the lonely people cryin' It could change if we just get started Lift the darkness, light a fi... Read more

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