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Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy (Daddy Looked A Lot Like Him)
Tuesday, December 08, 2015      10 comments

Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy (Daddy Looked A Lot Like Him) By Buck Owens, 1965. I heard Brad Paisley's version the other day. Santa looked ... Read more
Drummer Boy
Sunday, December 06, 2015      8 comments

For the holidays - Drummer Boy By Harry Simeone, 1941 Come, they told me pa-rum pum pum pum Our newborn King to see, pa-rum pum pum pum Our... Read more
The Impossible Dream
Sunday, December 06, 2015      9 comments

I heard this one on the way home this morning - had to listen to it before I got out of the car! "The Impossible Dream (The Quest)" from "Man of La Mancha", 1964 ... Read more
We Are Siamese, If You Please
Saturday, December 05, 2015      8 comments

From the 1955 Disney classic movie "Lady and the Tramp", comes the Siamese cat song. Peggy Lee did the voices of both Si and Am. We are Siamese i... Read more
Bring Me A Rose (Folk Song)
Friday, December 04, 2015      9 comments

I remember The Womenfolk singing this one many, many years ago.... sometime in the early 60's."Bring Me A Rose" (Folk Song) Bring me a rose in... Read more
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
Thursday, December 03, 2015      14 comments

More shootings in California today. The Air Force base here was in temporary lock down for a rumor of a possible shooter (fortunately, false). I started remembering this song. Baby Boomers are familiar with songs being re-engineered for comme... Read more
Top of the World
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      10 comments

I had a dental appointment this morning at 10 AM, alarm set for 8:30 AM. I heard my phone buzzing about 8:15 - by the time I realized it wasn't the alarm, it had gone to voice mail. It was a woman from the Board of Nursing (BON), saying I had ... Read more
Take This Job and Shove It
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      19 comments

So, I'm off work today, and get a call from the assistant nurse manager - @ 4:30 pm. My nursing license was set to expire today, which is why I used the online renewal about 2 weeks ago. I even contacted the person in the nursing office last wee... Read more
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
Monday, November 30, 2015      8 comments

Billy Joel, 1980 What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing? "Can't you tell that your tie's too wide?" Maybe I should buy some old ta... Read more
Cold, Grey, Blustery Day
Saturday, November 28, 2015      8 comments

The cold front that the weather dudes have been talking about for a week hit us last night, after I was at work. Going out of the Emergency entrance, we have what I call the wind tunnel. For some reason, any breeze gets magnified to a mild wind ... Read more
Thanksgiving Song
Friday, November 27, 2015      11 comments

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Thanksgiving Song, 2008. For the families we're born with, those we create, friends, and coworker families. Grateful for... Read more
Homeward Bound
Thursday, November 26, 2015      15 comments

The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days in the USA - trains and planes and automobiles. Hope everyone is where they need to be, or will get there safely soon. "Homeward Bound" by Simon and Garfunkel, 1966. ... Read more
The Heart of Rock and Roll
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      9 comments

From 1964, Huey Lewis and the News New York, New York, is everything they say And no place that I'd rather be Where else can you do a ha... Read more
A Christmas Story, the Musical
Monday, November 23, 2015      9 comments

I managed to get home and whip the pups just over a mile walk. Took a not bath with Epsom salts, planned for 15 minute soak, but woke up almost an hour later. Got up in time to feed the critters again, got dressed, and Bex picked me up for the s... Read more
Busy Day Planned
Sunday, November 22, 2015      9 comments

My last 12 hour shift is almost over. I wanted to play on line earlier, and work on a funny song blog, but it was just a little too busy with patients. (Rude, aren't they? They must think I have nothing better to do than take care of them ... Read more

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