Quotation Saturday: The Arts

Mamacita says:  Ah, the Arts.  Without them, we’d all spend our money on Flintstone mudflaps, gas station black velvet Elvises, Billy Ray Cyrus, Duck Dynasty fashion, Melania Trump anything, Donald Trump baseball hats, and anything with Lindsey Lohan, and think … Continue reading

That Time Machine At Your Fingertips. . . .

Mamacita says: I’ve always liked this quotation. I also believe it is absolutely true. I think about it whenever I’m feeling particularly cowardly. It helps me overcome it. Words help me overcome it. I’ve always stood in awe before the … Continue reading

. . .for the convenience of asses. . . .

Mamacita says:  My very first teaching job was in a brand-new high school that was set up in a non-traditional way: some of you may remember the “mod” system? No? I feel old. Twenty-two 20-minute periods, or “mods” a day. … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday, On Sunday

Mamacita says: Things have been hectic here, more so than usual.  I haven’t posted much, and since this blog is as much a part of me as my heart, lungs, big toes, and girlie bits, I feel the lack.  Hard.  … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Democracy and Government

America needs fewer laws, not more prisons. – James Bovard War is just one more big government program. – Joseph Sobran Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Special New Year 2009 Edition

Mamacita says:  For this first Quotation Saturday of 2009, here are some quotes about the New Year: 1.  It depends on us.  Another year lies before us like an unwritten page, an unspent coin, an unwalked road.  What pages will … Continue reading