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Lookin' Out My Backdoor
Sunday, February 22, 2015      8 comments

We're having another "back door cold front" here (most fronts move from west to east. When they come out of the east, it's called a back door front).Yesterday, the high was about 60. In the middle of the night, I heard the winds howling. By the ... Read more
Someone to Watch Over Me
Saturday, February 21, 2015      11 comments

The Gershwin brothers, George & Ira, wrote this one in 1926 for the muscical "Ok, Kay!" Many, many artists have covered it. This is the song I was working on blogging when my forehead nearly hit the keyboard last night. I was sitting there, hea... Read more
Zombies
Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

I was working on my blog at work - quiet night, few patients, perfect for blogging - except I went brain-dead and nearly fell asleep several times. Wouldn't have been bad except I had to do competencies and I continued to be brain-dead. Fortuna... Read more
I Started a Joke
Thursday, February 19, 2015      7 comments

From the brothers Gibb - also known as the Bee Gees, comes "I started a Joke", 1968. They wrote and recorded it. Meaning? I'm sure it has some ... just not sure what it is. ... Read more
Mama Told Me (Not to Come)
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      11 comments

Written by Randy Newman in 1966; Three Dog Night covered it in 1970 Want some whiskey in your water? Sugar in your tea? What's all these crazy questions they're ... Read more
Joy to the World (3 Dog Night)
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      10 comments

Written by Hoyt Axton, most famously recorded by Three Dog Night in 1970. Jeremiah was a bullfrog Was a good friend of mine I never understood a single word he sa... Read more
Old Fashioned Love Song
Monday, February 16, 2015      12 comments

Three Dog Night, 1971 Just an old fashioned love song Playing on the radio And wrapped around the music Is the sound of someone promising they'll never go. ... Read more
Addicted to Love
Sunday, February 15, 2015      9 comments

Robert Palmer wrote and made this his signature song in 1986. Your lights are on, but you're not home Your mind is not your own Your heart sweats, your body shak... Read more
My Guy
Saturday, February 14, 2015      8 comments

Smokey Robinson wrote it; Mary Wells first covered it in 1964. Anyone remember "Sister Act" with Whoopie Goldberg? They modified it to "My God". Nothing you could ... Read more
Everything She Does Is Magic
Friday, February 13, 2015      9 comments

I tried to find a love song combo for Friday the 13th. The Police, 1981. Though I've tried before to tell her Of the feelings I have for her in my heart Every ti... Read more
In the Still of the Night
Thursday, February 12, 2015      7 comments

The Five Satins, 1956. The Five Satins and In the Still of the Night (or Nite) hit the Billboard Hot 100 - same version, same group - in 1956, 1960, and 1961. In the ... Read more
Take My Breath Away
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      6 comments

From the Top Gun movie, Berlin 1986 Watching every motion in my foolish lover's game On this endless ocean finally lovers know no shame Turning and returning to s... Read more
This Guy's in Love With You
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      8 comments

Burt Bacharach and Hal David wrote it, and Herb Alpert recorded it in 1968 You see this guy, this guy's in love with you Yes I'm in love who looks at you the way I do When you smile I can tell we know each other very Well ... Read more
If You Leave Me Now
Monday, February 09, 2015      8 comments

As I was bringing the trash cans in from the street this morning, my newest pup, Scorpio, got out of the gate and went walkabout. I looked for him for about 15 minutes, but had to leave for an appointment. I asked some of the neighbors if they h... Read more
Coconut
Sunday, February 08, 2015      8 comments

Urgh, got a belly ache. You'd think with all the fiber and fluids intake, aiming for 10K or more steps per day, I'd be able to "move it, move it, move it!" Harry Nilsso... Read more

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