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There's A Mouse In The House....


...............and it's me!

What happened? As soon as I turned 40, I found myself liking "cheesy" things all of a sudden.

Like movies on the Lifetime Network--mind numbing brain candy where you can predict the ending within the first 15 minutes.

And elevator music...hey, some of those "cover tunes" sound great with a full orchestra! 

The SLOW lane on the highway,imagine! My lead foot has turned into a sock full of feathers!

Diners! No longer do the trendy "see and be seen" restaurants appeal to my senses anymore. I'll take a stack of cakes over almond encrusted filet of sole with baby greens and escarole anyday.

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra records! When I was a child my father played these constantly and my sister and I yelled for him to "turn that junk off"! Now it's ME who's spinning them on the turntable.

Wash and Wear loose clothing! Now we know why grandma was always in a housedress, they were so COMFORTABLE!

And going to bed before 10! HOO would've thunk it? Not THIS former night owl.

Once in awhile I get "hip" again.

I sneak into the spare room and turn on my "Saturday Night Fever" album. That always does the trick!


Entry #6


emilygComment by emilyg - June 14, 2007, 7:21 pm
Happens to us when we're not looking. I'm the proud owner of 2 Duster coats. No zipper - snaps down the front. I dance to Sat. Night - not for long - get out of breath.   Old Blue Eyes and Dino - great memories.
Comment by budward - June 14, 2007, 7:45 pm
I find myself jammin to Quiet Riot and Head East just like the old high school days.(30 yrs ago).
And Sat Night Fever, I secretly watch my VCR tape when my wife is at work.
Those were the good ol days...
lottolaughsComment by lottolaughs - June 14, 2007, 9:13 pm
Dusters,em, hilarious! Thanks, I forgot what they were called besides "housedress". hee!
lottolaughsComment by lottolaughs - June 14, 2007, 9:14 pm
Bud, Quiet Riot, OMG! "We're Not Gonna Take It!" haha. I almost forgot about them. Used to have their poster on my wall,LOL.

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