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  1. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    > >> Julie Andrews Turning 79
    > >>
    > >> To commemorate her birthday , actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews

    made a special appearance at Manhattan's RadioCityMusic Hall for the benefit of the AARP.> >>
    > >> One of the musical numbers she performed was 'My Favorite Things'

    from the legendary movie 'Sound Of Music'.

    > >> Here are the lyrics she used:
    > >>
    > >> (Sing It!) - If you sing it, it's especially hysterical!!!
    > >>
    > >> Botox and nose drops and needles for knitting,
    > >> Walkers and handrails and new dental fittings,
    > >> Bundles of magazines tied up in string,
    > >> These are a few of my favorite things.
    > >>
    > >> Cadillac's and cataracts, hearing aids and glasses,
    > >> Polident and Fixodent and false teeth in glasses,
    > >> Pacemakers, golf carts and porches with swings,
    > >> These are a few of my favorite things.
    > >>
    > >> When the pipes leak, When the bones creak,
    > >> When the knees go bad,
    > >> I simply remember my favorite things,
    > >> And then I don't feel so bad.
    > >>
    > >> Hot tea and crumpets and corn pads for bunions,
    > >> No spicy hot food or food cooked with onions,
    > >> Bathrobes and heating pads and hot meals they bring,
    > >> These are a few of my favorite things.
    > >>
    > >> Back pain, confused brains and no need for sinnin',
    > >> Thin bones and fractures and hair that is thinnin',
    > >> And we won't mention our short shrunken frames,
    > >> When we remember our favorite things.
    > >>
    > >> When the joints ache, When the hips break,
    > >> When the eyes grow dim,
    > >> Then I remember the great life I've had,
    > >> And then I don't feel so bad.
    > >> >>>>>>>>>>>>> > >>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>
    > >> (Ms. Andrews received a standing ovation from the crowd
    > >> that lasted over four minutes and repeated encores.
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  2. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

    A SWiki member said the Julie Andrews song is a hoax.
    It's funny anyway, even though she never sang it.
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  3. njoy

    njoy aka Bugsy

    Very funny song. Important to remember, though, that knowing about TMS, good nutrition, keeping up with exercise, etc. can mitigate many of these problems even at a very advanced age. My husband's aunt is 95 and in amazing shape both mentally and physically. Of course, genetics help but she says her big secret is this: "NEVER say "no" to something you want to do because you think you are too old. Do it anyway!" She still golfed until 94 and only quit because she moved too far from a golf course.

    Zumba, anybody?

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