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Archive for December 23rd, 2005

23 Dec

Music of the Night

Dedicated to an idiot who needs to grow up. Go Away (written and performed by Gloria Estefan) Go away Won’t you just go away Go away Don’t you come back one day Take your stuff Take all of your precious things Leave right now Who knows what tomorrow brings Stay away Won’t you please stay […]

23 Dec

Flashback to 1997

I found the tape I made for my 28th birthday (hey, it was before I bought a CD recorder). The music was eclectic to say the least. Side A (Hyper Side) When The Night Is Cold – Army of Lovers (1988) Vitality – One More Time (1992) Voice Of America – Nicki French (1995) Physical […]

23 Dec

Carolling, Carolling…

the church is actually going Christmas carolling this evening. While I’m not sure if my voice can take it and still be able to sing on Sunday, I’m going ot give it my best. After all, this time of year only comes once.

23 Dec

Tasty Treats™ – Perfect Brandy Cheesecake

This recipe came to me fromt he Kitchen of Vivieon Kelley back in the mid-90s when I worked at William and Mary and she went to Law School. I’ve lost touch with her since then, but this cheesecake has continued to brighten holidays and dessert parties. I can’t thank you enough, Vivieon! Overnight Brandy Cheesecake […]

23 Dec

Tasty Treats™ Part Deux

Creme de Menthe Cake 1 yellow cake mix 1 package instant pistachio pudding mix 4 eggs 1/3 cup oil 1/4 cup green creme de menthe 6 ounces chocolate chips 8 ounces sour cream Mix all ingredients, adding chips last. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes in a bundt or angel food pan. Dust with powered […]

23 Dec

Tasty Treats™

Never-Fail Fudge 2/3 c. evaporated milk 1/4 c. butter 1 1/2 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 (12 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. chopped nuts (optional) Combine marshmallows, milk, butter, sugar and salt in saucepan. Cook and stir until mixture comes to full boil. Boil 5 minutes over medium heat, […]

23 Dec

Turning the pages…

…and thinking about the past. It’s been a fun year, it’s been an interesting year, and it’s been a sad year. We’ve said goodbye to lots of people (those I didn’t know personally, and those who touched my life directly. We’ve said hello to new friends, to pseudo-friends and to fake friends. We’ve welcomed back […]

23 Dec

The Best of the Top 5

Top5 Work ——————————————————– Originally published February 2, 2005 The Top 9 Signs Your Co-Worker Used to Be in an ’80s Hair Band 9> At the landscaping company, he has the only lawnmower that goes to 11. 8> He’s either in a band, has a phobia of scissors or overdosed on Rogaine — you do the […]

23 Dec

C’mon Mother Nature!

I mean, I can deal with not having a white Christmas. But what’s with the weather being almost 50 degrees outside? On December 23? Well, at least the fuel bill won’t be as much as it would have been if it were really as rough of a winter as they were predicting. Still, this close […]

23 Dec

Friday FloorFiller™ 12-23-05

Here you go… Enjoy! Offline 12/30/05

23 Dec

The Top 50 List

Here’s the rest of the Top 100 of 2005 according to what I listened to. 50. Stacey Q – Dancing Nowhere (3:45) 49. DJ Zol Vs Anastcia & George Michael – Left Right Outside Alone (5:38) 48. Scorpions – No One Like You (3:56) 47. Lionel Richie & The Commodores – Angel (4:15) 46. Fleetwood […]

23 Dec

A Truly Musical Morning

First off… Enjoy some Holiday Music! Offline 12/30/05 New Friday FloorFiller™ coming in a bit. Here’s what you missed if you didn’t listen to last weeks edition: Come Together – Eurythmics Come Undone (Who Done It Mix) – Duran Duran To Deserve You (Club Mix) – Bette Midler It’s A Shame (My Sister) – Monie […]

23 Dec

Faded Pictures in my Scrapbook…

…just thought I’d take one more look and recall when we were all in the neighborhood…. Friends present and past, may the joy of the season be with you all.

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