The Timeline in my Head: Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.

Mamacita says: My children, of whom I often speak on this blog, aren’t really children any more. I know this perfectly well, but sometimes when I write of them – the cute things they’ve done, etc. – I tend to … 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

Quotation Saturday: A to B

Mamacita says:  I know, I know; it’s not Saturday. Saturday slid past me like a wet peeled potato, so I’m doing Quotation Saturday on Sunday. I’ve had far worse lapses. . . . 1. No two persons ever read the … 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

Those Who Burn Books Will, in the End, Burn People.*

Mamacita says:  Banned Books Week is coming up this month – Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2012.  It always saddens me to be reminded that there are such huge hordes of ignorant masses in the United States, and yet, sigh, … 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