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Elijah’s Birthday CD Track Listing (2012)

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Thank you for celebrating Elijah’s Birthday.

This post contains the CD track listing.
Track Song Album Artist
1 Me Party The Muppets Miss Piggy
2 Jet Pack Boogie Monster Boogie Recess Monkey
3 Mama Tooted Kids Keller Williams
4 Kung Fu Fighting (Single Version) Kung Fu Fighting – Single Cee Lo Green
5 A Great Story To Tell Rocky Mountain Songs For Rocky Mountain Kids Jeff Kagan
6 Haven’t Got A Pet Yet Boogie Monster Boogie Recess Monkey
7 Recess Monkey The Muppets Jason Segel
8 Squeeze Rocky Mountain Songs For Rocky Mountain Kids Jeff Kagan
9 Eraser Snacktime Barenaked Ladies
10 Hulahoop to da Loop Kids Keller Williams
11 The Canadian Snacktime Trilogy Snacktime Barenaked Ladies
12 Snuggle Puppy Philadelphia Chickens Eric Stoltz/Sandra Boynton
13 Thank You Honeybee Songs From The Trail Jeff Kagan
14 Cows Philadelphia Chickens Seldom Herd, TheSandra Boynton
15 Bad Babies Rhinoceros Tap Sandra Boynton
16 A Peanut Sat On A Railroad Track 30 All Time Children’s Favorites The Countdown Kids

Avery’s Birthday CD Track Listing (2011)

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Thank you for coming to Avery’s Birthday.

For those interested in the details behind the tracks, here they are.

Track Song Artist
1 Theme from “Greatest American Hero” (Believe It or Not) Joey Scarbury
2 Spiderman Theme Song TV Theme Band
3 Iron Man Black Sabbath
4 Batman Theme The Marketts
5 Go Speed Racer Go (Original Recording) Danny Davis And The Nashville Brass
6 Wonder Woman Theme New World Symphony
7 Main Title from Superman (Instrumental) John Williams
8 Believe It Or Not (Greatest American Hero Theme) Gashammer
9 Spiderman Dionysos
10 Iron Man The Cardigans
11 Batman Theme The Jam
12 Speed Racer Everclear
13 Wonder Woman Theme-Paradise Island (Tribal Mix Edit) Carol Medina

Enjoy!

Flickr Photo Gallery

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

I’m doing a test of Flickr Photo Gallery. I’m using slickr-flickr plugin for WordPress. Here is what it looks like:

OPEN Forum hosts someone from the White House today!

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

The site that I live and breath every day hosted the white house today for an interesting Q&A session.

Check out what they talked about:

What to Bring on a Camping Trip: A Camping Checklist

Monday, August 30th, 2010

I always get asked what to bring camping.

Well, I’ve finally put together a list! The list is pretty comprehensive: you don’t need to bring anything. Still, the list will help remind you of something you might have otherwise:

Shelter and Bedding Checklist

Essentials:

  • tent
  • tarp
  • sleeping bag (3)
  • sleeping pad (2)
  • headrest/pillows

Optionals:

  • books
  • cot
  • comforter
  • throw rug
  • pillow

Cooking and Dining Checklist

Essentials:

  • water
  • food
  • cooler
  • camp stove
  • mess kit
  • can opener
  • charcoal

Optionals:

  • charcoal chimney
  • smoker
  • Dutch oven
  • hot dog sticks
  • pie irons
  • folding chairs
  • folding table
  • table cloth
  • butane lighter
  • screen room
  • Chuck Box Items:
    • salt and pepper
    • herbs and spices
    • cooking oil
    • pot holders
    • paper towels
    • napkins
    • plastic trash bags
    • tongs and spatula
    • aluminum foil
    • measuring cups
    • plastic silverware
    • paper plates/bowls
    • plastic cups
    • zip lock bags
    • knives
    • cutting board
    • cork screw

Menu

Breakfast

  • Bread
  • Eggs
  • Cereal
  • Milk
  • Lunch
  • Peanut Butter
  • Hummus
  • Tofurky slices
  • Bread

Snacks

  • Tofu Jerky
  • Trail Mix

Dinner

  • Saturday – Tortellini and Sauce/cheese
  • Sunday – Portabello Mushroom Burgers with Shallot Vinaigrette
  • Monday – Grilled Sesame Tofu

Beverages

  • Beer
  • Gatorade
  • Izzes
  • OJ

First Aid Kit

  • personal medication
  • bandages
  • aspirin, Tylenol
  • medical tape
  • sterile gauze
  • elastic wrap
  • antibiotic wipes
  • antiseptic cream
  • burn ointment
  • sunburn lotion
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • scissors
  • tweezers
  • eye wash
  • sanitary napkins
  • snake bite kit

Personal Hygiene

  • tooth brush
  • tooth paste
  • wash rag(s)
  • towel(s)
  • soap
  • comb/brush
  • nail clippers
  • razor
  • toilet paper
  • contact lenses

Cleaning Items

  • broom
  • dust pan
  • whisk broom
  • lawn rake
  • dish pan
  • detergent
  • dish rags
  • pot scrubber

Clothes

  • t-shirts
  • shorts
  • jeans/pants
  • socks
  • shoes/boots
  • camp shoes
  • hat/cap
  • sweater
  • rain poncho
  • underwear
  • swim suit
  • laundry bag

Miscellaneous Items

  • binoculars
  • bird guide
  • bug spray
  • bungi cords
  • camera
  • candles
  • cards, games
  • cell phone
  • clothes pins
  • compass
  • duct tape
  • fishing gear
  • flashlight
  • frisbee
  • GPS/Maps
  • kites
  • knife
  • lantern
  • matches
  • pen and paper
  • rope
  • shower bag
  • sun block
  • toys
  • tools
  • trail descriptions
  • water filters
  • whistle
  • music

Dog Items

  • Dog Food
  • Dog Bowls
  • Backpack
  • Dog Treats
  • Dog Bed
  • Towel
  • Poop Bags