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Staying Alive
Saturday, January 23, 2016      15 comments

If you should ever need to perform CPR, the rule is "push hard, push fast". How fast, you ask? 100 times a minute - yep, that's fast. How to you keep the rhythm? Hum "Staying Alive". Turns out the Bee Gee's disco hit from 1977 is 103 beats a min... Read more
CPR Training
Friday, January 22, 2016      13 comments

I have to recertify in basic life support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) next month. Last night at work, it was much more mellow than the previous night. My terrific co-workers let me study the on-line portion this morning. A lo... Read more
More Silly T-Shirt slogans
Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

Woof, busy night at work. I usually get about 3-4 K steps in, but when I got home this morning, my Fitbit was kissing 8K. Cold but sunny and dry this morning, so I harnessed up the pups and walked about 30 minutes (Sparty rode inside my jacket f... Read more
Funny T-shirt slogans
Thursday, January 21, 2016      9 comments

I had nearly everything completed before I laid down to sleep, but put off the blog until I was at work. Should have known better! These are just some f... Read more
Lyin' Eyes
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      11 comments

Another classic from The Eagles Songwriters: Glenn Frey;Don Henley, 1975 City girls just seem to find out early How to open doors with just a s... Read more
Tequila Sunrise
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      9 comments

Glenn Frey passed on today. He and Don Henley co-wrote this for The Eagles in 1973. RIP, Glenn ... Read more
Late Walk
Monday, January 18, 2016      13 comments

Got home this morning and checked the weather predictions. It was about 34 degrees when I got home, and supposed to warm up to about 48 in the afternoon. For the last 2 days, I've been walking the pups as soon as I got home, taking a nice hot sh... Read more
All My Rowdy Friends Have Settled Down
Saturday, January 16, 2016      9 comments

Hank Williams, Jr 1981 All my rowdy friends have settled down and it seems to be more in the laid back songs. Nobody wants to get drunk and ge... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Friday, January 15, 2016      5 comments

Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to st... Read more
Busy night, no time to play
Friday, January 15, 2016      9 comments

Busy from the first moment on shift! Hoping it quiets down after midnight. ... Read more
Lips Are Movin
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      9 comments

Another song from my playlist - Lips Are Movin by Meghan Trainor, 2014 If your lips are moving, if your lips are moving If your lips are mov... Read more
Moments
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      12 comments

I have this one on my iPhone play list. It reminds me that we have all had our moments, days in the sun - and maybe, we can have them again. Emerson Drive, 2006, "Moments" ... Read more
Space Oddity
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      8 comments

David Bowie, born David Robert Jones, passed away 2 days after his 69th birthday. He will be missed. RIP David. Space Oddity, 1969. In 2013, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, then commander of the International Space Station, performed the son... Read more
Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
Sunday, January 10, 2016      9 comments

Had a continuation of my pity party yesterday - put off walking the pups until 10P, then hauled them out for 35 minutes. Stayed off icy places and in the well-lit areas - no slips or trips! Got just under 7000 steps, met my fluid intake but not ... Read more
Pity Party
Friday, January 08, 2016      7 comments

Yuck. Had to call off tonight from work. I have less than 1000 steps for today - obviously haven't walked the pups - just put them out in the front yard a few times, yelling "go potty!" Spartacus is happy, Samurai and Shalako not so much. Appare... Read more

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