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The Long and Winding Road

Friday, November 28, 2014      7 comments

The Beatles, 1970 The long and winding road That leads to your door Will never disappear I've seen that road before It always leads me here Lead me to you door ... Read more

What a Wonderful World

Thursday, November 27, 2014      5 comments

For all the things we're thankful for. Louis Armstrong, 1967. Written by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss. I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for ... Read more

I'm Going Home

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      7 comments

From The Rocky Horror Picture Show comes this poignant song about going home. Immediately afterward, his servants, Riff Raff and Magenta informed Dr. Frank-N-Furter that he would NOT be returning home, and visciously shot him and his creature, R... Read more

Over the River and Through the Woods

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      8 comments

There are multiple verses to this song, which was originally a Thanksgiving poem by Linda Marie Child, 1844. Some versions of the song use different verses, some misspeak and say "Grandfather's house", and some miscreants have stolen the "Thanks... Read more

(There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays

Monday, November 24, 2014      7 comments

(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays is a song from 1954, commonly associated with the Christmas season. I think it works just as well for Thanksgiving. After all, Jingle Bells was written to be a Thanksgiving song, and Thanksgiving is ... Read more

Brace Yourself, Thanksgiving is Coming

Sunday, November 23, 2014      8 comments

Tonight, Sunday, I'm going to a play with friends. "The Year of the Rooster". Bex & I will have an early dinner at a bistro she wants to try. Tuesday, we're going to Farm and Table for a "Gratitude Dinner" - she's giving it to me as an early bir... Read more

Thanksgiving Song

Saturday, November 22, 2014      11 comments

Mary Chapin Carpenter, 2008 Grateful for each hand we hold Gathered round this table. From far and near we travel home, Blessed that we are able. Grate... Read more

Thanksgiving

Friday, November 21, 2014      6 comments

Less than a week until US Thanksgiving. I'll be at work - hoping it's quiet enough for our 2 day feast (we'll start early Thursday after midnight Wed, then day shift will bring in their feast, and we'll continue when we come back that evening ..... Read more

Legend In Your Own Time

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      7 comments

Carly Simon, 1972 Well I have known you Since you were a small boy And your mama used to say My boy is gonna grow up and be Some kind of leader some day. The... Read more

I Shot the Sheriff

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      6 comments

I always thought Eric Clapton wrote this one - nope, Bob Marley! 1973 (I shot the sheriff But I didn't shoot no deputy, oh no! Oh! I shot the sheriff But I didn... Read more

I Want You Back

Monday, November 17, 2014      9 comments

Had a great time at the musical "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", despite a couple of flubs. I picked Bex up at 5:45. She said we were running late, and wouldn't be able to walk from the bank parking lot to Popejoy Hall by the 6pm start time. Oo... Read more

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Sunday, November 16, 2014      7 comments

Tonight, my BFF Bex and I are going to see "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at Popejoy Hall. We'll go out for dinner somewhere downtown afterward. Should be fun. I'll pick her up, park about half a mile from Popejoy, and we'll walk there and to... Read more

This & That

Sunday, November 16, 2014      9 comments

Just some funnies a friend sent me. Read more

TV Theme songs without lyrics

Friday, November 14, 2014      9 comments

A lot of the TV shows I like didn't have lyrics to their themes. I think I watch too many cop and crime shows! Law and Order - grand daddy of the L&O franchise Read more

Boom Boom

Thursday, November 13, 2014      9 comments

NCIS: New Orleans uses a snippet of "Boom Boom" as its theme song. John Lee Hooker recorded it in 1961. Boom boom boom boom I'm gonna shoot you right down, right ... Read more


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