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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
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 aņo 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

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