As wave is driven by wave and each pursued pursues the wave ahead So time flies on and follows, always, forever, and new. What was before is left behind; What never was is now; and every passing moment is renewed. Ovid "Metamorphosis"
There are four lucky days in February, and today, the 26th, isn't one of them. They are, the 10th, the 19th, the 27th, and the 28th.
It's Cabbage Month! The time of year when kale sprouts shoot up out of the ground, although, I haven't seen any yet. It is said that February was named Sprout Kale over a thousand years ago, by the Saxon's, who knew only winter and summer. They followed the stars, and changes in the moon, to [...]
In remembrance of my dad, whose birthday would be today, I am posting a story my daughter wrote at age 11. It was a school assignment. He would be honored to know that his name survives in print, and that his memory lives on in the minds of those that loved him. Here it is. [...]
Once upon a time, there was a Count, who lived in the reign of Granada, in Andalucía. His name was Lucanor. Whenever Lucanor had a perplexing issue in his life, he knew he could go to Patrón, his faithful and wise councilor, for good advice. Well, it happened one early morning, in the courtyard, where [...]
Queen Anne was born February 6th, in 1665. If anyone has ever seen the new movie called “The Favourite” it will make you wonder about the life Queen Anne led. That is if I have the same Queen Anne. The movie is a bit wild. Queen Anne’s relationships with her two ladies in waiting, and [...]
I am an invisible man. No I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a person of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, do you [...]