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Tie Me kangaroo Down

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      12 comments

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

Wayward Wind

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      7 comments

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

Sunday, May 08, 2011      7 comments

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

Sunday, May 08, 2011      9 comments

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

Saturday, May 07, 2011      7 comments

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, Read more

Revolution

Thursday, May 05, 2011      9 comments

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!

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      9 comments

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

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      5 comments

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 Read more

Dancing Queen

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      9 comments

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 Read more

Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

Sunday, May 01, 2011      8 comments

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

Somebody's Knockin'

Saturday, April 30, 2011      6 comments

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 Somebody's knockin' Should I let him in Lord it's the devil Would you look at him ... Read more

(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone

Saturday, April 30, 2011      7 comments

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

Friday, April 29, 2011      10 comments

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

Thursday, April 28, 2011      8 comments

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 Read more

Daydream Believer

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      10 comments

Walking the pups in winds more than 30 mph with gusts to 50 or more. Yikes! Humming Daydream Believer in the freezing wind - made good time on the walk! Another Monkee's hit from 1967, written by John Stewart (of the Kingston Trio) Oh,... Read more


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