These are a few of my favourite things

Remember Sound Of Music?

Amazing what 40 years does to a person. And the new lyric:

Maalox 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 favourite 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 favourite things..

When the pipes leak, When the bones creak,
When the knees go bad,
I simply remember my favourite 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 favourite things.

Back pains, confused brains, 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 favourite 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.

One Response to “These are a few of my favourite things”

  1. James Higham November 12, 2012 at 11:13 Permalink

    I always liked N6 [Brigitta von Trapp – Angela Cartwright]:

    … the best but N5 and N6 have possibly turned out the “least best”. N7 is a pleasant surprise. N2 seems to have held up well. Didn’t like the Baroness [Eleanor Parker] in her role but do now.

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