September 11, 2001 – September 11, 2017

Mamacita says: I’m guessing that many most bloggers will be posting tributes today, and telling the blogosphere ‘where we were’ when the planes hit the World Trade Center. Here is mine. This is actually the fifteenth time I’ve posted this … Continue reading

Hobnobbing with Aliens

Mamacita says:  I grew up obsessed with astronomy, and the sci fi I got every few days from the library led me to believe that by the time I was grown up, we’d have established colonies on the moon and … Continue reading

The High School Musical That Changed My Life

  Mamacita says:  The first live musical I ever saw was “Oklahoma,” during my junior year of high school. There was no turning back. My life was so small-town, so provincial, so limited. I had never realized that my peers … Continue reading

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

Fictional Worlds That Are Better Than Ours

Mamacita says:  Some things, I just can’t get enough of, and fictional worlds are one of mine. The real world as fiction in which evil is not tolerated and always defeated is one of my favorite things. “Uh, Shakespeare in … Continue reading