Friday, December 01, 2023


A cold cloudy and rainy damp morning but hey, all the snow was gone, we were above freezing, and it wasn't windy.  A short uninspired drive into Bayfield and back for the furry Kid and I.  The only way to salvage the day was to turn up the sunroom's fireplace, tip back in my recliner, and bury my face in a book.  Kelly is feeling much better today.  Her biggest challenge yesterday was trying to stop the bleeding from the teeth extractions.  In only a few short days she has lost 3 pounds:(( 

Al's Music Box:)) Save The Last Dance For Me is a song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, first recorded in 1960 by American musical group The Drifters with Ben E King on lead vocals.   Songwriter Doc Pomus tells the story of the song being recorded by the Drifters and originally designated as the B-side of the record. He credits Dick Clark with turning the record over and realizing "Save the Last Dance" was the stronger song. In the song, the narrator tells his lover she is free to mingle and socialize throughout the evening, but to make sure to save him the dance at the end of the night. During an interview on Elvis Costello's show Spectacle, Lou Reed, who worked with Pomus, said the song was written on the day of Pomus' wedding while the wheelchair-using groom watched his bride dancing with their guests. Pomus had polio and at times used crutches to get around. His wife, Willi Burke, however, was a Broadway actress and dancer. The song gives his perspective of telling his wife to have fun dancing, but reminds her who will be taking her home and "in whose arms you're gonna be."


GROANER'S CORNER:(( People don't always post on my Facebook wall but when they do, they wish me happy birthday and then ignore me for another year.

- A couple was having a discussion about family finances. Finally the husband exploded, "If it weren't for my money, the house wouldn't be here!" The wife replied, "My dear, if it weren't for your money I wouldn't be here."

- If Iran does get the bomb, I won't say Ayatollah you so.

- Struggling to get your wife’s attention?  Just sit down and look comfortable.

Mindy: "I finally fixed that annoying noise in my car."

Missy: "Really? How did you do it?'

Mindy: "I opened the door and pushed him out."





  1. Kelly feeling better is good news,thanks for letting us know, -Mary

  2. Sounds like a good plan for the day. And time for some creamy potato soup with lots of calories for Kelly and maybe you could have a little bit as I have gathered you don't need more pounds. Ha. Glad you are all snug.

  3. I always love your funnies. You brighten my day, even though I may not let you know and I am sorry about that. You have a good one. Latane