Drove into work tonight, made 7 out of 8 lights green (OK, 2 of them were yellow, but I still made them!) Thinking, it's gonna be a great night. Got in, and one of the guys said, "You're not supposed to be here now." What???? Yep, I was schedule... Read more
Tie Me kangaroo Down
As I was walking the pups this evening, battling the winds again, I thought of this song.
Words and Music by Rolf Harris 1957
SPOKEN: There's an old Australian stockman lying, dying. He gets himself up onto one elbow and 'e turn... Read more
Jeesh! After a beautiful day yesterday, we were back to high winds and higher gusts. The air was full of blowing dust and dirt - P'too, p'too!
The Wayward Wind is a CW song written by Stanley Lebowsky and Herb Newman, recorded by several s... Read more
It's a Beautiful Morning
It was a beautiful day - sunshine, clear, just enough breeze to cool off during the walk. We did the long walk of 4.25 miles - my Pom, Shalako, has come a long way from when I had to carry her for blocks during a 2 mile walk. Samurai, my Papilli... Read more
You'll Be In My Heart
I tried looking up songs for Mother's Day . Sheesh! Try doing a web search for "songs about mothers" - some of them can't be repeated in front of children. From Momlogic.com, I found lists of favorite kid-friendly mom's songs. From the 1999 Disn... Read more
Looking Out My Backdoor
Doot, doo, doo! Credence Clearwater Revival 1970
Just got home from Illinois, lock the front door, oh boy!
Got to sit down, take a rest on the porch.
Imagination sets in, pretty soon I'm singing,
I was trying to think of something for Cinco de Mayo. Came up with Revolution by the Beatles 1968. Cinco de Mayo (5 May) is not the Mexican Independence Day, but celebrates a victory over the French in Puebla in 1862.
You say you want... Read more
Dance to the Music!
Sly and the Family Stone - 1968 - lots of instruments playing between the lyrics, so the lyrics are kind of short.
Get up and dance to the music!
I said, get u... Read more
Kung Fu Fighting
Another bouncy tune to walk the pups to - a one hit wonder by Carl Douglas in 1974
Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting
Those kicks were fast as lightning
In fact, it was a little bit frightening
But they fought with expert timing
I was listening to this as I walked my pups tonight. I boogied right along! ABBA in 1976
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, diggin'* the dancing queen
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
May Day - already lots of fairly warm to hot days, and I'm looking at rain and snow flurries outside. I didn't walk the pups this morning because of the winds - took a chance of the precip later. Gambled and lost! Hope I get a half hour somewher... Read more
This one just popped into my head while I was walking the pups today. Written by Penney and Jerry Gillespie and performed by Terri Gibbs in 1981
Should I let him in
Lord it's the devil
Would you look at him
... Read more
(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone
I could have used some stones in my pocket tonight when I walked the dogs before work - more high sustained winds with gusts over 40 mph - at one point, I literally stopped in my tracks until the gusts dropped enough for me to continue. Good thi... Read more
Poor Poor Pitiful Me
I woke up early (2 hours before my alarm was set - grr!). Walked the pups and they went really slowly . Poked my eye with the mascara brush. Couldn't find my glasses - which I had been wearing before my shower - had to put on my backup pair (at ... Read more
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper's breakout hit in 1983, wrtiten by Robert Hazard (many other artists covered it, too, but Cyndi is my favorite)
I come home in the morning light
My mother says when you gonna live your life right
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