Shhh, I Hear Freedom Ringing!

Mamacita says:  Happy Independence Day. And if you do not believe in that, then, Happy Fourth of July. Everyone has a fourth of July. It’s right there between the third and the fifth, so none of your lip now. . … Continue reading

April is Poetry Month: Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken Bread and Music Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is … Continue reading

Things

Mamacita says: Clutter. I think far too many people set far too much store on “things.”  The value of our “things” – be it sentimental or actual – is often so high, in our minds,  that it is inconceivable to … Continue reading

Anyone Can Have A Hogwarts Christmas

Mamacita says:  James and Lily Potter weren’t the only parents who knew about magic, you know.  I love to imagine Christmas at the Burrow, also; Molly and Arthur Weasley must have given their large family a wonderland of inexpensive dreams-come-true.  … Continue reading