Oh Pretty Woman
Got the pups groomed today - they're so pretty and smell so good. Shalako had bows in her hair for about an hour (actually, the first one came out in about 15 minutes), while Samurai managed to shed his bandana in the car on the way home. Got th... Read more
It's Not Easy Being Green
And, again from Sesame Street, Kermit the Frog in 1970 on self-accceptance
It's not that easy being green;
Having to spend each day the color of the leaves.
When I think it could be nicer being red, or yellow or gold...
or something m... Read more
From Sesame Street, Ernie sang to his beloved rubber ducky in 1970.
Rubber Duckie, you're the one,
You make bathtime lots of fun,
Rubber Duckie, I'm awfully fond of you;
Mighty Mouse and Superman
There's no real words to the Superman theme. Sigh. Try Googling it and you get some strange hits, although the theme to Scrubs is "I'm No Superman" and is cute.
Look, up in the air - it's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's SUPerman!!
I tried and tried last night before midnight to post this blog. My laptop kept freezing up and rebooting. Grrr. Finally took a nap, and now I'm on the desktop. Anyway ... I was watching the news last night, and the musical Spiderman, Embrace the... Read more
Killing Me Softly
I love this song, but I still don't quite understand it. Roberta Flack's signature tune from 1971, written by Norman Gimbel and Charles Fox.
Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his... Read more
I Can See Clearly
The smoky haze is getting better (might be wishful thinking on my part). I walked the dogs this morning after work, stayed up until almost 1500 (3P), and played on line. I was working on my blog then, and my laptop kept freezing up. Grr.
(O... Read more
Smoke From a Distant Fire
Still getting the smoke from the distant fires here in Albquerque! Depending on how the wind shifts, it could get better or worse (thanks for the update, weather dudes! duh)
From 1977, Sanford-Townsend Band
You left me here on your ... Read more
Take My Breath Away
When wil the smoke haze and ash end? I've been OK, but have many friends here on SP and the real world that are having trouble. The news folks actually recommended NOT exercising animals in it.
From the 1986 movie Top Gun, written by Georg... Read more
Mama, He's Crazy
Yesterday morning, when I walked the pups, the smoky haze was getting thicker - it's from the Wallow Fire out of Arizona. The evening news said the fire has crossed into New Mexico, but is still quite a ways from here. Anyway, as I was looking f... Read more
The smoke haze is worse in Albuquerque (from the Arizona fires) - bringing in lots of people with lung and heart problems. Not to mention the intoxicated patients. I've had 3 pull out their IVs tonight. Sheesh!... Read more
Macavity, the Mystery Cat
Cats began it's long run in 1981 - music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and most of the words from T. S. Elliott's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.
Macavity's a Mystery Cat: he's called the Hidden Paw--
For he's the master criminal who can... Read more
Cats, the Musical
Wow - loved the show!
From Macavity, the mystery cat (never found when things are missing)
to Grizabella, the aging glamor cat
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Still a lot of smoke blowing in from Arizona (I hope they're OK). Causing a lot of respiratory problems here - the Emergency Department was packed all day and we're still backed up.
Per Wikipedia, this was a show tune written in 1933 by Je... Read more
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Lots of clouds when I drove in to work last evening - only it was really smoke from the Arizona fires blowing all the way to Albuquerque!
Bill Withers in 1971, with multiple other artists covering it.
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone.... Read more
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