Tag Archives: Things that make you go wow

Humpty-Trumpty’s Big Adventure

Humpty-Trumpty sat on a street named Wall Humpty-Trumpty saw the stock market fall Humpty-Trumpty came up with a scheme To be the best president ever, his ambitious dream.   He formally announced his grandiose aspirations June 16, 2015 with myriad … Continue reading

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Emily’s Best Shortest Shorts

Woods, ye need not frown on me- Spectral trees, that so dolefully Shake your heads in the dreary sky, Ye need not mock so bitterly!       (1836)   The sun has set, and the long grass now Waves drearily in … Continue reading

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Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee?

Shall Earth no more inspire thee, Thou lonely dreamer now? Since passion may not fire thee Shall Nature cease to bow?   Thy mind is ever moving In regions dark to thee; Recall its useless roving- Come back and dwell … Continue reading

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Butterfly Dreams

a retitled poem written by Michael Wicinski   Do the caterpillars dream of flying while walking on their many feet? Do they think of the nectar they’ll have one day while deciding which leaf to eat? Do they dream of … Continue reading

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A slice of A Christmas Carol

The Second of the Three Spirits– (last gasp of stave three ) “A merry Christmas and a happy New Year to the old man, whatever he is!” said Scrooge’s nephew. “He wouldn’t take it from me but he may have … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse is 90 Years Old !

This is quite a milestone for anyone, leave alone an iconic symbol of eternal youth in the form of a cartoon character! His official birth date was November 18, 1928 but festivities have been going on at the Disney resorts … Continue reading

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Vita’s Tiny Masterpiece

Review of the book A Note of Explanation by Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) ISBN: 978-1-4521-6996-5      This book had no choice but to be extraordinary. It was written by an extraordinary 20th century woman with a personality, life, background and beginnings … Continue reading

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9/11 seventeen years later

I believe for my regular readers it is common knowledge that I was on my very first grand castle tour when 9/11 happened. Many years have passed and the most memorable event for me was coming home to Denver a … Continue reading

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Too Many Castles?

I say the more the merrier !

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Who wrote God Bless America ?

Would it surprise you to find out that Irving Berlin wrote this song? I think I’ve always known this but it is the most commonly googled question on the internet! This is the 100th anniversary for this song- and Mr. … Continue reading

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