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Playing

“I have found that in life, playing dumb and innocent can get you a long way.”  ~Howard Bellamy

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Where have all the flowers gone?

We tried to go to a Bellamy Brothers concert last night. The evening began with a rousing tribute to our brave and glorious troops, after which the crowd burst into spontaneous applause because they, too, love our brave and glorious troops. Then we were compelled to rise and recite the pledge of allegiance (I declined), …

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Does it mean you don’t love me anymore?

“Don’t Pass Me By” first appeared on The Beatles (aka The White Album).  On his latest album, Give More Love, Ringo Starr slowed it down and made it much, much better: Interestingly, the Georgia Satellites took the same song, sped it up, and made it much, much better: Full lyrics HERE.  

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Trump Wants a Parade

We went to see John Conlee sing last week, and it was a very good concert– at the age of 71 his voice is as strong and clear as it was forty years ago– but there was a strange interlude in the middle. For some reason he quit singing songs and went into a sermon …

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With Juanita On My Lap

Full lyrics HERE.

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It isn’t raining rain, you know…

A happy little song, written in 1921, that you can sing to cheer yourself up whenever you need to. You can read a little about it at Wikipedia, and read the lyrics HERE.

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That fence is too high…

It’s not a very good video, really, so close your eyes and let your imagination make its own. Full lyrics HERE. (As an aside:  I wish Johnny Paycheck were alive to do a cover version.)

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All the mountains and the rivers And the valleys can’t compare…

Full lyrics HERE.

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This.

“Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.”  ~Joko Beck Which …

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I can’t quit, I’m a star!

This’ll make you happy: Full lyrics HERE.

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