April is Poetry Month: W.H. Auden

W.H. Auden Mamacita says:  If you have seen the movie “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you are already familiar with W.H. Auden.  His haunting and heartbreaking “Funeral Blues” was recited by John Hannah in this film, and it was unforgettable. … 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

Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says: 1.  Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.  –engraved over the Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC 2.  A man is truly ethical only when he obeys … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says:  We have entered that time of the year that is my very favorite:  the season of anticipation of the season. Planning and preparing for the holidays is what I look forward to all the rest of the year!  … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says:  I don’t blame Mother Nature for being upset; we’ve not treated our planet well and probably deserve some discipline for that.  Even so, I think maybe she’s hitting us a bit TOO hard, and in too many places … Continue reading