Is this a costume or every day wear? Or both?
Never Violence A story told by Astrid Lindgren[Author of Pippi Longstocking] “Above all, I believe that there should never be any violence.” In 1978, Astrid Lindgren received the German Book Trade Peace Prize for her literary contributions. In acceptance, she told the following story. “When I was about 20 years old, I met an oldContinue reading “Spanking Children”
I think I have a one-track mind here.
Kind of a headstart on Christmas, but since I already have my Christmas tree up and lights on it, and bringing out the decorations next week; between the pandemic quarantine and my limitations demanding more time do anything, it seems acceptable. And now I’ve learned that my cousin, Amber Stevens West, has a new movieContinue reading “Christmas Preview”
1 pint cranberry juice1 cup water3/4 cup sugar1 cinnamon stick6 whole cloves1/2 lemon peel, cut into strips3/4 quart (1 bottle) Burgundy wine2 tablespoons lemon juice Syrup can be made ahead. Combine cranberry juice, water, sugar, cinnamon stick, cloves and lemon peel in large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Simmer gentlyContinue reading “Recipe of the Day: Mulled Cranberry Brew”
I thought it was just a dream, but it really was a visitation, to a parallel universe, in a different realm, in a higher dimension. A place that the people who lived there called “The Place”. And my home was called “Your Place”. And I was a Stranger in a Strange Place. At first, IContinue reading “Us vs Them NaNoWriMo 2014”
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day encourages everyone to take time to organize their virtual desktop. The observance takes place on the third Monday in October.Remember when your computer was new and the desktop was clean and organized? The trash file was empty. The only files on the computer were the ones the manufacturer created.Continue reading “National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day”
The first time I put up a Halloween tree, about 1989, people thought I was nuts. One parent proclaimed, “It’s not Christmas!!” That’s right,” I retorted, “And this is not a Christmas tree!” I mean, it was just a pot of black branches covered with orange lights with black ribbons and dried moss. How doesContinue reading “Halloween Trees”