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All Aboard the Meme Express – Wednesday, July 15, 2009

American singer Linda Ronstadt was born on July 15, 1946. Linda Ronstadt’s most popular songs have included ("Blue Bayou," "Different Drum," "Don't Know Much," "It's So Easy," "Poor Poor Pitiful Me," "Tumblin' Dice," "When Will I Be Loved" and "You're No Good."

On July 15, 1980, her 34th birthday, Linda Ronstadt first appeared on the stage in Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance at New York’s Delacorte Theater (with Kevin Kline and Rex Smith). Here’s a clip from The Pirates of Penzance:



Today’s Meme Express offers a swashbuckling surprise:


(or pirates)

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  1. The Sparrow's Tale
    Pirate poem (on Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean and Captain Jack Sparrow) - As pirate lovers, fans of flicks, we dabbled here in limericks. Two generations tried technique and wrote these rhymes, with tongue in cheek.


  2. Using a Map and Compass to Find Your Way in the Wilderness
    Pirate Captain Jack Sparrow had a magic compass that pointed wherever he wanted to go. How can the rest of us find our way with a simple map and compass?

  3. I played! Have a great rest of the week!!!



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