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England’s Halloween…

“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” From the traditional English folk verse, c1870. http://www.francisfrith.com/us/blog/bonfire-night https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashby_St_Ledgers

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Don’t You Know You’re Going to Shock the Monkey ?

As much as I like to keep a hopeful and optimistic attitude when I begin a new year, this one has me a bit concerned. If I look to follow Chinese New Year traditions and lore, this could be a … Continue reading

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Mr. Grinch for Christmas ?

Sing along, anyone ? – The Castle Lady http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwHqhTr2URI You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You’re as cuddly as a cactus, You’re as charming as an eel. Mr. Gr-inch. You’re a bad banana With a … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown’s Turning Fifty !

Perhaps this should come as no surprise to those who grew up with him but for most of the world it’s impossible to believe that such a young-looking chap like him should be pushing mid-life without the crisis. His childhood … Continue reading

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It’s a KO !

It’s that time of year again. The Kentucky Derby is in full swing. Josh Groban just finished singing The Star Spangled Banner and this year It’s a Knockout is in the running to win along with American Pharaoh who is … Continue reading

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Run for the Roses 2014

If you get in on it now you’ll be able to watch the 140th Kentucky Derby with me today. I decided to honor the Year of the Horse by saying something about this momentous event which takes place every year … Continue reading

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Joust or Jest ?

The Middle Age dilemma… it wasn’t really about crazy, not crazy OR zany for that matter only survival of the fittest. That’s no joking matter folks! The Castle Lady

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Spring Snow Day Fun!

             

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Fifty Years of 007

I don’t claim to be the greatest fan of 007. The Bond movies started before my movie-going time- nor have I felt the need to make up for the loss. Those I have seen- For Your Eyes Only is one … Continue reading

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2013 Year of the Snake

By using a mirror of brass you may see to adjust your cap; By using antiquity as a mirror you may learn to foresee the rise and fall of empires. – T’ai Tsung     There was a King of … Continue reading

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