The Round Tuit: Things I Haven’t Done, Even Yet

Mamacita says: Here are some more things I still haven’t done yet, but I’ll get a round tuit: 1. I have never been to Ikea. 2.  I have never seen the movie “Titanic.” 3.  I still have never watched a … Continue reading

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

Mamacita says:  This day used to be known as Armistice Day, in honor of the armistice that was signed on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”.  This year, 2015, marks the 98th anniversary of Armistice … Continue reading

Hoosier Persimmon Pudding

Mamacita says: Autumn is officially here, and it’s time to make persimmon pudding.  Most of you don’t live where there are persimmons, and I’m betting that many of you don’t even know what a persimmon is. That’s probably not your fault, … Continue reading

9/11/01: Memories of the Fall

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 eleventh time I’ve posted this on … Continue reading

Freshman Innocence, Then and Now

Mamacita says:  You lookin’ for innocence? A long time ago, in a universe far, far away, there lived a teenage girl so naive it was honestly dangerous. She had been nowhere.  She had done nothing.  The good-night kiss, lips together, … Continue reading

Re-Re-Re-Re-Watching Downton Abbey

Mamacita says:  I made the mistake of clicking on Downton Abbey Season One on Amazon Prime video, just for a lark, because I’ve seen it before at least twice.  In fact, I’ve seen all of the seasons.  I actually own … Continue reading