In 1969, the United States of America (USAF) landed me in Taegu, South Korea: now Daegu! 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…… Continue reading The Traditional Colors of Korea
An Italian Suba torpedo a hero sandwich Scribbled the South Philly Italian Hoagie Way! A long bread bun or rollwith 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 cheese and…… Continue reading I’m Just an Italian Doodle Dandy!
Die happywith your boots on and all of your poems pigeon-penned. As the Lone Ranger of Western fame often said to Tonto. Who then 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, Tonto just…… Continue reading Die Happy With All Your Poems Pigeon-Penned!
Today it’s all aboutwearin’ of the green eatin’ of the green and chasin’ those damn snakes away! Happy St. Patrick’s and Corned Beef and Cabbage Day! DAVID REDPATH aptly said:You too, Hal For Saint Patrick’s Day I’m going to watch my favorite Irish movie, ‘Three Men and a Potato!’ Not to mention, thanks to Saint…… Continue reading Just Chasing Those Damn Snakes Away!!!
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 Dynasty (221-206 BC) against incursions by nomads from…… Continue reading The Really Great Wall of Ourselves!
Older Homes are neat antique. Older homes are better built. History echos from the past. And even an occasional Ghost. What a Blast! Read the PatientandKindLove post: They moan as darkness settles in, Some say it’s pipes and floorboards, Settling as they cool. But we all know the… the house is alive! Now the attic…… Continue reading It’s Just Antique Unique!
Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day 2020 in United States: Since its founding in 1776, the United States has fought in about a dozen major wars—and intervened militarily on hundreds of others—with every generation of Americans witnessing combat in one form or another. As such, tens of millions of Americans have suited up for the armed…… Continue reading In Remembrance of Veterans Day!
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…… Continue reading As ‘The Now’ Does Go By
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…… Continue reading To Be, or ‘Say Whaat!?’
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, 7,…… Continue reading Which Came First?
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…… Continue reading The Earl of Cattshire Commons!
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…… Continue reading My Sicilian Nonna’s Evil Eye!
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…… Continue reading Keep It Simple, Stupid!
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 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…… Continue reading WORLD WAR III HAS BEGUN AND WE ARE UNAWARE
Bonny Prince Harold Richard lording over his princely domain. *** The church and the steeple but what, pray tell, about the people? ****** A barnyard owl, a hoot and a howl!!! ********* A young Pee Wee her doghouse on a leash sad alone… Why? Anyhow! ****** Asleep at my open bedroom window a beckoning from…… Continue reading Exclusive Childhood Scenes and Screams #1
Few actors are so closely linked to a character than Raymond Burr as Perry Mason. This long-running TV series (1957-1966) was built upon Eric Standley Gardner’s novels about a brilliant defense lawyer and his Tripple-A staff, that solved far to many crimes with off-the-wall witnesses and razor-sharp cross-examinations. It was the first mystery series to…… Continue reading Not Guilty!!! Perry Mason’s Hot-Dog Justice!
Who is The Mysterious Blogger really? Well it’s time for me to come clean! My real family name is Corleone and this is a 1943 picture of me and my brothers! I’m the really cute one!