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Camelot
Sunday, March 22, 2015      5 comments

Going to see Camelot tonight. My buddy Bex called off - she's been sick several days, so I'm by myself (in a crowd of theater goers). More later!... Read more
Lazy Day
Saturday, March 21, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday was the first day of spring - at least, by the calendar! We had a lovely day where I live, but I had to sleep thru it since I work nights. Night owls, unite! ... Read more
Song of the South
Friday, March 20, 2015      7 comments

Alabama – Song Of The South, 1988. Originally written by Bob McDill in 1980. Song, song of the south Sweet potato pie and I shut my mouth Gone, gone with the ... Read more
Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah
Thursday, March 19, 2015      7 comments

I think why I was so surprised about Finian's Rainbow being so racist was that it was filmed in 1968. The little town of Rainbow Valley, Missitucky, had Blacks and whites living comfortably together. One of the characters is Howard, a Black bota... Read more
More Later!
Thursday, March 19, 2015      3 comments

I'm late, I'm late - can't blog until another date (after midnight! ... Read more
How Are Things in Glocca Morra?
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      6 comments

I had dinner tonight with my best buddy, Bex. She made corned beef, cabbage, taters, carrots and onions. We started with an arugula, avocado, and heirloom tomato salad with a light vinagarette dressing. Yum. We watched Finin's Rainbow (Fred Asta... Read more
Low Rider
Monday, March 16, 2015      5 comments

My car is at the body shop. I told them about the electrical problems that needs to be fixed, too. I've owned standard shift cars all my life. Pretty much all you can get from the rental places is automatic shifts. One problem is that I'm used t... Read more
Little Old Lady from Pasadena
Sunday, March 15, 2015      9 comments

I've severely wounded my little red car, Rufus. It's a 2007 Subaru Outback - just love it. About a month or so ago, I was backing out of my driveway at dusk. Going slowly, I looked to the right and saw a flash of light. I live near an intersecti... Read more
Piano Man
Saturday, March 14, 2015      8 comments

Written and first recorded by Billy Joel, 1973 It's nine o'clock on a Saturday The regular crowd shuffles in There's an old man sitting next to me Makin' lov... Read more
I Feel Lucky
Friday, March 13, 2015      7 comments

Since February usually has only 28 days, March is a duplicate for the first 4 weeks. Any month starting on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th. Lucky us, we've had 2 so far (there's another one coming up in November). Mary Chapin Carpenter, 199... Read more
Never Been to Spain
Friday, March 13, 2015      10 comments

Jimmy Greenspoon, keyboardist for the Three Dog Night, died yesterday (3/11/15). Hoyt Axton wrote this song, and the Three Dog Night covered it in 1971. Well I never be... Read more
All in the Family (Those Were the Days)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015      9 comments

From 1961, All in the Family's theme song, the other Those Were the Days. Sung by "Archie and Edith Bunker" (Caroll O'Conner and Jean Stapleton). Boy, the way Glenn M... Read more
Those Were the Days
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      5 comments

Not to be confused with All In the Family's "Those Were the Days", Mary Hopkin recorded this one in 1968. The melody is from an old Russian romance, which translates to "By the Long Road". Gene Raskin wrote the English lyrics many years later. ... Read more
Glory Days
Monday, March 09, 2015      7 comments

Bruce Springsteen wrote and recorded this one in 1984. I had a friend was a big baseball player back in high school He could throw that speedball by ya, make you look... Read more
Don't Blink
Sunday, March 08, 2015      10 comments

Daylight Saving Time again. Sigh. Kenny Chesney, 2014 I turned on the evening news Saw a old man being interviewed Turning a hundred and two today Asked him wha... Read more

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