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BACKFIELD IN MOTION

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      6 comments

I noticed yesterday when I pottied the pups that the fuzzies, Shalako and Samurai, had dirty butts. I tried to clean them off with tissues, and it was dried hard. Yikes, they've been sitting in my lap with those dirty butts! Off to the groomers ... Read more

More Random Thoughts While Ill

Sunday, January 15, 2012      6 comments

I think I'm about over the crud - at least, I hope so! I've been thinking about pudding - craving it. Gotta pick up some sugar free mix. Also, with the crud, I've been hungry, but getting belly cramps when I eat. Reminded me of the Pelican poem.... Read more

I've Got the Bug

Friday, January 13, 2012      9 comments

I've got the stomach bug - haven't walked the pups in a couple of days, definitely not meeting my 10K steps. I went into the Emergency Department (where I work) Wed morning... Read more

Send in the Clowns

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      11 comments

This song is from the musical "A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim in 1973. The actress Desiree reflects on her life and missed opportunities. She loves Frederik, but he loves (and weds) a younger woman. The "clowns" referred to are not ... Read more

Men's Rules (with illustrations)

Saturday, January 07, 2012      13 comments

I have blatently stolen this from another Sparker (thanks, ILOVEROSES!), with the addition of the pictures. At last a guy has taken the time to write this all down. Finally, the guys' side of the story. ( I must admit, it's pretty goo... Read more

New Year's Resolutions by LOL Cats & Dogs

Friday, January 06, 2012      10 comments

I stole the idea from the LOL cats site - with slight modification to add the dogs! 10. Get Organized 9. Help Others Read more

Running in Place

Friday, January 06, 2012      9 comments

I'm feeling much better today - the second pear was wonderful and I felt fine afterward. Busy, busy today! I feel like the Red Queen, running and running to stay in one place. More later ... Read more

Film at Eleven

Thursday, January 05, 2012      8 comments

I'm having a bad day - planned to sleep until 1400 (2 PM), but woke up at noon. A friend from work had told me he was sending me a surprise from Harry & David, and it was to be delivered today. I let the pups out and checked the mail - the box o... Read more

I'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      8 comments

Nippy outside (although warmer than last week). Connie Francis recorded this one in 1962 We met at a ski lodge, and we fell in love... Right by a fireplace, we sh... Read more

Resolutions

Monday, January 02, 2012      10 comments

Sigh ... a New Year ... I managed to exercise pretty well last year, although I stopped going to the gym after being sick so much in January and February. Every time I thought about the gym, I just took the pups on an hour or more walk, threw in... Read more

Raise Your Glass

Saturday, December 31, 2011      8 comments

I'm not planning to go out for a New Year's celebration. Usually, I'm working NYE, and bring in fizzy juices (apple &/or grape). Guess I might raise a glass for everyone while I'm at at home with the critters. To all my friends! Pink, 2010 ... Read more

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


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