The Fault, Dear Brutus, Is Not In Our Stars, But In Ourselves…. – Caesar

Mamacita quotes from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar: Act 1, scene 2, 15–19 Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me?  I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry “Caesar!” Speak; Caesar is turn’d to hear. Soothsayer: Beware … Continue reading

Wiggly Little Boys, Recess, Harry Potter, & Epiphanies

This is a rerun, but it’s an issue I wanted to discuss again. “No two people are alike, and both of them are damn glad of it.” Mamacita says:  That’s a quotation; that’s not me saying “damn,” although I frequently … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: The Story of Cupid & Psyche

I’ve been blogging for almost ten years, and every Valentine’s Day, I like to re-tell the story of Cupid and Psyche to the Blogosphere. Why?  Because it’s one of my favorite myths.  I love this story.  I’d post more pictures … Continue reading

Nothing Says “Be Prepared” Like A Hoosier Car

Mamacita says: Yesterday, I put the electric blanket back on the bed.  Last night, I turned it on because my feet were like frozen fish sticks.  Today, the sun is shining and it’s lovely, warm, and breezy with just a … Continue reading

No More Death, I Mean It! (Anybody got a peanut?)

Mamacita says:  Every day, it seems, another icon dies.  It’s getting to the point where I am almost scared of my Twitter feeds – the letters “RIP” are appearing way too often, and they are taking my childhood with them. … Continue reading

Ten Things I STILL Haven’t Done Yet. . . .

Mamacita says: You’d think I didn’t get out much. . . . 1. I have still never used an ATM machine. I think this knowledge would only have negative consequences for me. 2.  I haven’t been addicted to a television … Continue reading