The Real Heroes Are the Unsung Heroes

The Unsung Heroes Mamacita says: Is there anyone else out there who can flip through a history book and wonder where everybody is? So many unsung heroes. Too many. Far too many genuinely important people get no mention whatsoever, or … Continue reading

IT: The pronoun of desire and hanging out

Mamacita says:  I wonder sometimes if one of the reasons some people age horribly and die, is because they have stopped hanging out with friends. Of course, if they are REALLY old, they may have stopped hanging out with friends … 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, 2019, marks the 102nd anniversary of Armistice … Continue reading

Beware the Ides of March

Mamacita quotes from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar:   Act 1, scene 2, 15–19 Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry “Caesar!” Speak; Caesar is turn’d to hear. … Continue reading