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Seasonal Greetings
Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

I'm feeling better tonight - not 100% but adequate. A little busy here at work, so I'll try to get a better blog after midnight. (These aren't my critters, but I love t... Read more
Same Auld Lang Syne
Friday, December 30, 2011      8 comments

I'm home tonight - called in sick. We had several people come in to the Emergency Department last night with nausea, vomiting, & diarrhea. I woke up this evening, sucked down coffee and walked the pups. Felt fine on starting, but barely made it ... Read more
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 29, 2011      6 comments

A classic song written by Frank Loesser and sung by Ella Fitzgerald in 1960. When the bells all ring and the horns all blow And the couples we know are fondly kissing. Will I be with you or will I be among the missing? ... Read more
Leaving on a Jet Plane
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      6 comments

After the holidays, it's time to return home - airports, buses, trains, and roads are busy ... Written by John Denver in 1966 - lots of people have recorded it! All my bags are packed, I'm ready to go I'm standing here outside your d... Read more
Jingle Bells
Monday, December 26, 2011      5 comments

I've been at work since 2130 (9:30P) - completed my chart audits for the month, checked the crash carts, and basically done very little - but, I was here while another nurse did a 1:1 sedation for a procedure. Just after 4A now - hoping to go ho... Read more
Bah, Humbug!
Sunday, December 25, 2011      9 comments

Last night at work, at midnight, we had no patients in the Emergency Department - zero, zip, nada. Yeah, a great start to the Christmas morning - since we had only 2 nurses, 2 techs (one of whom was doing clerk work), and the doctor. Then the tr... Read more
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Saturday, December 24, 2011      8 comments

This is for our troops coming home! 1943 - most famously recorded by Bing Crosby I'm dreamin' tonight of a place I love Even more then I usually do And although I know it's a long road back I promise you ... Read more
Feliz Navidad
Friday, December 23, 2011      10 comments

Hey, I live in New Mexico -we hear this all the time! From 1970, Jose Feliciano - Feliz navidad Feliz navidad Feliz navidad Prospero año y felicidad. (T... Read more
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Thursday, December 22, 2011      7 comments

From the 16th century: We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Good t... Read more
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      8 comments

It snowed/sleeted/rained Monday - most has melted off in the yards and streets (refreezing at night), but the mountains are beautiful! More storms moving it. I walked the pups 4.75 miles yesterday to make up for NOT walking them during the mucky... Read more
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      11 comments

Rain, sleet, slush, snow & ice. What a yucky day! I made it to the end of the driveway (20 feet) to get the mail in. Tossed the dogs out 4 times - but I think Spartacus, th... Read more
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Sunday, December 18, 2011      5 comments

Johnny Marks wrote it and Brenda Lee first recorded it in 1958. She was 13! Rockin' around the Christmas Tree at the Christmas party hop Mistletoe hung where you can see Ev'ry couple tries to stop ... Read more
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Saturday, December 17, 2011      8 comments

A Christmas-time classic - written in 1939 as a poem and later set to music. Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose. And if you ever saw him, you would even say it glows. ... Read more
Sleigh Ride
Friday, December 16, 2011      8 comments

Another winter song, mostly heard around Christmas time (but has nothing to do with Christmas). A heat wave in July, 1946 inspired it, and it was written as an orchestra piece in 1948 - words were added in 1950. Most of the pix come from Bing.co... Read more
Snow Bird
Thursday, December 15, 2011      7 comments

Written by Gene MacLellan; Anne Murray recorded it in 1970. Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean The unborn grass lies waiting for its coat to turn to green The snowbird sings the song he always sings And speaks to me of flo... Read more

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