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Autumn Leaves
Saturday, September 24, 2011      5 comments

It's officially autumn now - today was the autumn equinox. As I walked the pups this evening, I thought about how just a couple of months ago it was still daylight, and here we were draped with lights to see and be seen! English Ly... Read more
Commercial Parody
Friday, September 23, 2011      13 comments

You know the Dos Equis beer commercials,with "the most interesting man in the world? They end with him saying: “I don’t always drink beer, but when I do I prefer Dos Equis.” ... Read more
King of the Road
Thursday, September 22, 2011      4 comments

I walked the pups this evening before work - getting dark with clouds, windy and trying to rain. Little Spartacus (chihuaha) really, really didn't want to walk, so I carried him over half of the walk. Told him "look at you, are you the king of t... Read more
September Morn
Monday, September 19, 2011      8 comments

Ah, September - weather turning cooler, the sun setting earlier every day, leaves starting to turn. Autumn begins the 23d. I love this weather - even getting sprinkled on tonight during the dog walk. ... Read more
Dude Looks Like a Lady
Monday, September 19, 2011      8 comments

Saw something on TV in a movie the other day (Year One) - one of the characters was soft-voiced, wore baggy animal skin clothes, and in the hunter-gatherer society, this character was a gatherer. About half way thru the movie, I realized he wa... Read more
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Sunday, September 18, 2011      6 comments

Had a bad day yesterday - I'd had a nervous stomach (or so I thought) from worrying about the ACLS class Tuesday. So, I ignored the queasy stomach and mild case of runs. Got to work Thurs evening, and we had the flu immunizations available. My b... Read more
My Ding-a-ling
Friday, September 16, 2011      7 comments

I was playing with my cats (toy on a string) and thought about this one. 1972, Chuck Berry. And, I'm keeping a completely clean mind with it! When I was a little biddy boy My grandma bought me a cute little toy Two Silver bells... Read more
Electronics Hate Me
Thursday, September 15, 2011      6 comments

I was going to blog on how my Xfinity Cable TV box wasn't working, but then, I fiddled around and it came on! ... Read more
Rhythm of the Night
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      8 comments

WooHoo! I passed ACLS today. This tune was going thru my head as we did various scenarios "Uh, oh," the instructor would say - "now look at the rhythm!". BTW, you get really funny looks when you hum this in a code, or try dancing in place ... ... Read more
They're Coming to Take Me Away, HaHa!
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      11 comments

I'm supposed to be studying for my ACLS class tomorrow (advanced cardiac life support). It's driving me crazy. From Wikipedia: "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!" is a 1966 novelty record by Jerry Samuels, recorded under the name Na... Read more
We Don't Need Another Hero
Monday, September 12, 2011      7 comments

Tina Turner sang this one in "Mad Max, Beyond the Thunderdome" in 1985. OUT OF THE RUINS OUT FROM THE WRECKAGE CAN`T MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE THIS TIME WE ARE THE CHILDREN THE LAST GENERATION WE ARE THE ONES THEY LEFT BEHIND AND I ... Read more
Holding Out For A Hero
Saturday, September 10, 2011      8 comments

Lots of news and documentaries on TV about 9/11. Brings back memories of the day and the following days... Wikipedia: "Holding Out for a Hero" is a song written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford, originally recorded by Bonnie Tyler. It was... Read more
Blame It On the Bossa Nova
Friday, September 09, 2011      6 comments

Now I have bossa nova rhythms going thru my head! From Wikipedia: "Blame it on the Bossa Nova" is the title of a song written by Cynthia Weil (lyrics) and Barry Mann which was a 1963 hit single for Eydie Gormé, reaching #7 on the Hot 100 in... Read more
The Girl From Ipanema
Thursday, September 08, 2011      6 comments

This was referred to in a book I read, so, of course, I had the tune going thru my head. Covered by many recording artists, including Old Blue Eyes. Per Wikipedia: It was written in 1962, with music by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Portuguese l... Read more
See You In September
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      7 comments

Summer is almost over - it's getting a little bit cooler and the sun is setting a little sooner every day. This is a song about summer separations ... From Wikipedia: "See You in September" is a song written by Sid Wayne and Sherman Edwa... Read more

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