As ‘The Now’ Does Go By

We must remember this … A wet kiss is still a kiss A pizza can sometimes be a pie The fundamentals do apply As ‘The Now‘ does go by … And when two lovers ‘whippy woo‘ They still say “I do whippy you” On that you can not deny No matter what Karen Carpenter sings…

I’m an Italian Doodle Dandy!

A sub a torpedo a hero sandwich Scribbled the South Philly Italian Hoagie Way! A long bread bun or roll with meat galore. Like Salami mortadella capicolla ham Them, I do adore! Add tomatoes onions sour pickles green bell and hot peppers for sure. Finally top with Greek olives olive oil salt black pepper provolone…

To Be, or ‘Say Whaat!?’

We all know of William Shakespeare’s famous quote from Hamlet, where a Danish noble laments: To be, or not to be? That is the question—Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And, by opposing, end them?” The idea…

Die Happy With All Your Poems Pigeon-Penned!

Die happy with your boots on and all of your poems pigeon-penned. As the Lone Ranger of Western fame often said to Tonto. Who then the stole his boots and chopped off his head! Yes! Enough said about the Lone Ranger’s now lifeless head! ://///: As for his horse, Silver, or was it Scout? Well,…

Which Came First?

The Rooster or the Zodiac? Actually the art came first. Just needed an excuse to use it. The Year of the Rooster follows a 12-year cycle in the Chinese Zodiac. At a glance: People born in Rooster years are said to be independent, practical, hard-working and observant. Lucky Colors: Gold, Brown, Yellow Lucky Numbers: 5,…

The Colors of Korea

In 1969, the United States of America USAF landed me in Taegu, South Korea. What are the traditional colors of Korea? White: The most commonly used color in Korea. Koreans were sometimes referred to as “the white clad people.” The color white symbolizes purity, innocence, peace and patriotism. Traditionally, white represents the element metal and the…

The Earl of Cattshire Commons!

I am Sir Frederick Felix Feline, 9th Earl of Cattshire Commons My litter box does not stink! Like the Queen herself, I even have my own Royal Litter Pooper Scooper! So bow low when you address me and always show me the respect I am due or else I’ll scratch your eyes out! Dare not…

My Sicilian Nonna’s Evil Eye!

Who Needed Halloween, anyhow, when you had an old-world or other-worldly Sicilian Grandmother! It has oft been said that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, ‘submitted for your approval,’ is a lovely picture of my Sicilian grandmother, Catherine ‘Merlino’ Barbera.  But first be warned though! View with extreme caution only after deep prayer! But…

Keep It Simple, Stupid!

KISS is an acronym for “keep it simple, stupid” or “keep it stupid simple”. It was a design principle noted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. The KISS principle states that most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complicated; therefore, simplicity should be a key goal in design, and unnecessary…

Those Ghostly Ways!

Do we sometimes spend our days haunted by the ghosts of our parent’s ways? Who themselves were maybe haunted in a similar way. And ‘around and around’ it goes to our dismay! But for those doctors and psychiatrists it’s a bonanza payday!

WORLD WAR III HAS BEGUN AND WE ARE UNAWARE

WORLD WAR III HAS BEGUN AND WE ARE UNAWARE Great analysis: China has been buying up the world with money and threats. They have shown that they will do almost anything to reach their goal of World Economic, Political and Military Dominance. The only good that could come out of the coronavirus pandemic is if…

The Really Great Wall of Ourselves!

Learned something new from Soumili …Research Work#3. We all know about the Great Wall of China that connected the fortifications built by various states during Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC) and the Warring State periods (475-221 BC). They were connected by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect his newly formed Qin…