Flashback Friday – “Joyride” by Roxette

“Hello, you fool, I love you – Come on join the Joyride!” Admit it….when you hear it on the radio, you sing along. “Joyride” by Roxette was tearing up the radio airwaves in 1991 with rocking guitar riffs and “whistling a private tune.” Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle eased their way onto the radio scene […]

From Youth to Thirty

I never thought I would get so nostalgic turning 30 this week…on Friday I’ll be just another 30-something. I feel so young at heart…and have so many great memories of my youth. Recently I’ve been going through boxes of pictures. And when I say BOXES, I mean literally thousands and thousands of pictures from the […]

1992 Music Groups I Liked

Musical Groups/Singers I Like (in no particular order) 1992 Boyz II Men, Color Me Badd, Arrested Development, Extreme, Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston, Shai, Michael W. Smith, Jon Secada, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Amy Grant, M C Hammer, They Might Be Giants, Michael Bolton, Roxette, Richard Marx, Bryan Adams, House of Pain, Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, […]

Spartan Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

During my Junior year at Murray High School, I was a part of the school’s television production crew, SpartanVision (aka SVTV). Each morning we had to be in Mr. Pond’s room at 6:30 am to prepare for the broadcast at the end of 1st period. We had rotating responsibilities each week: camera, editing, script writing, […]

A little cost comparison

I typically fill up my 16 gallon gas tank every two weeks. My commute is 19 miles each way, and my Camry averages around 27 miles per gallon. Here’s a comparison of my last few fill-ups: 4/16 $3.48/gal = $55.19 (15.8 gal)5/1 $3.59/gal = $56.88 (15.8 gal)5/15 $3.95/gal = $65.01 (16.4 gal)6/2 $3.98/gal = $62.44 […]

Random thoughts on my last afternoon of freedom…

Yesterday I started my orientation with UofM Medical Center. Yesterday was a full day of patient safety, corporate culture, medication error reporting, HIPAA and JCAHO regulations, customer service videos, and all the other junk you’re required to review upon hire at a hospital. This morning was a little better…ID badges, benefits, retirement, and parking. They […]

Class of 1998 Reunion Group

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=10389876151 I just started a Class of 1998 Murray High School Reunion group on Facebook. Whether you are on Facebook or not, this is the place to get info and details on the reunion whose planning is in it’s infancy. If you want to give you opinion on what you want to do…hop onto the […]