Easter 2017: Rejoice.

Mamacita says: Happy Easter, everyone. What? Oh, oops. . . . . Here. This is more like it. I do love those vintage Easter postcards. I hated growing up and finding out that those baby kittens were probably going to … Continue reading

Banned Books Week: September 30 – October 6, 2012

I posted this a month or so ago in anticipation of Banned Books Week, and now that Banned Books Week is officially here, well, here’s that post again.  We can’t speak up against censorship enough.  As long as we put … Continue reading

The Glorious Fourth

Mamacita says:  We used to go all-out for over-the-counter fireworks; my son and his friends were crazy about them. They were too young to buy them, so I did that little service for them, smiling sincerely at the clerk while … Continue reading

Ten Things I STILL Haven't Done Yet!

Mamacita says:  I’ll get around to it.  Oh, wait, I’ve got one of those now! <—— 1.  I’ve never been to a spa.  I have a sort of thing about people touching my feet, and if I got a manicure, … Continue reading

Happy Easter, 2012

Mamacita says: Happy Easter, everyone. What? Oh, oops. . . . . Here. This is more like it. I do love those vintage Easter postcards. I hated growing up and finding out that those baby kittens were probably going to … Continue reading

Sometimes, I Hate What We've Turned Into

Mamacita says: December in an American public school classroom used to be so very, very special.  No matter what kind of families lived in the area, and no matter what a child’s family did about December at home, every child … Continue reading