Up early with my bride and then she was off for another full double at the truck company & restaurant. Adam & I had to make due on a cold and off and on rainy day, it stayed in the low 30’s all day. This morning I went to the grocery stores with a list for our Christmas meals, Donna will work Sat ( Christmas Eve ) at the restaurant, they are supposed to close real early, Then she will have off Sun and Monday.
So here is the plan, Christmas we will have our traditional 4 inch tall Homemade Lasagna, that bride of mine for not being an Italian born, sure learned to make a great Lasagna from my Mom & I. Then Monday I bought a nice Ham and we will have a baked Ham, with Au gratin Potatoes,& corn fritters. All three of which are way up my favorites list. The kids Andy & Samanatha with Nicole will be going to Oklahoma Christmas Day to visit with Samantha folks. So Monday Donna I & will be home alone. First time in a long, long time. maybe Ill chase her around the cook station with the pancake turner, or the tongs just for fun.
While I was waiting for the bus yesterday to bring Adam home. I was listening to my radio and I thought of AL and his appreciation of music.
I too like several different types of music, most older Country & Western, and especially the 60’to 70’s, maybe that’s because while we were flying in the Navy we would dial up AM stations on our low freq ADF radio, ( direction finder). Especially some of the foreign stations that must have been nuclear powered for the range they had, here in the states the FCC limited the power output of our stations. Anyway I chuckle every time my son Andy calls 60’s music, old peoples music or dead guys music. I still haven’t found anything that remotely compares to it., Want to charge up your feelings put Born to be Wild on, and what about, Do you love me by the Contours, Just about any Bob Seger, Want you bride to hold you tight, how about Slow Dancing, or Unchained Melodies. By the Righteous Brothers.Yep music sure can change your mood and sometimes your day. I still have one hit wonders that were popular in regions but not nationwide, anybody remember To much to dream last Night by the Electric Prunes, or The Little Black Egg by the Night Crawlers, Saw them both at the Jax Beach Auditorium in concert before leaving on a cruise in 67. How about Nobody by the Human Beans or Who can hear What a Wonderful World and not think of the movie Good Morning Viet Nam. I still like the version with the sounds of Hueys flying by.
Wow what a memory trip every time I put that cd in I am carried back to the cockpit of a helicopter, or maybe I’m just getting old, That’s probably it. Thanks for allowing me to bare my feelings and thoughts, Blogs are great for that.
Well that’s about it for today, the kid’s are playing in the living room and since Adam is going home tomorrow and I only have two PA pizza shells left I told him I would move pizza night up to Thursday this week and make us a big square pie.
Before I forget here is a picture of the three Grands.
Adam, Nicole, & Sadie say Merry Christmas..
Everyone have a great day, and Be safe out there. Sam & Donna….