Poetically Knocked On My Ass

by on December 27, 2015

This is not a Newfoundland. It is my mother’s Doberman, Trinket, wearing her leopard coat with a fur trimmed collar. Albuquerque has BIG SNOW and Trinket is not amused even in all her finery. Trinket would not run me over, however, her sister Voodoo the mugger (puppy of older, indulgent parents) is a whole other […]


Christmas is Coming

by on December 23, 2015

  Christmas is coming The geese are getting fat Please put a penny In the old man’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, A ha’penny will do, If you haven’t got a ha’penny, Then God bless you. When I first moved to Chicago, each morning at my bus stop a man with a big […]


~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 9, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:I accept chaos, I’m not sure whether it accepts me. ~ Bob Dylan ★~ National Chaos Never Dies Day: Chaos Never Dies Day takes the stance that the perfect, quiet moment we’re all striving for and anticipating doesn’t – and likely never will – exist, and […]

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Candy Day, Odd Stuff

November 4, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 4, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:  Why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth. Will Rogers  ★~ Candy Day: I have no idea why this celebration […]

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Delve, Columbus, Gumbo Day

October 12, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 12, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: Blessed are the flexible for they will not be bent out of shape. ~ Gumby ★~ Delve – Word of the Day: verb 1 : to dig or labor with or as if with a spade 2 a : to make a careful or detailed search […]

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Taco Day, Vodka Day

October 4, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ October 4, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. ~ Ron White ★~Taco Day: Last year Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos. For a dish so widely available, […]

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Chocolate Milk, Ancestor Appreciation, Crush Can

September 27, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 27, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote:If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they’d immediately go out. ~William Blake ★~ Chocolate Milk Day: Like practically any edible creation, chocolate milk has come a long way. Before the invention of the cocoa press, chocolate milk was once a very fatty, unrefined chocolate […]

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International Literacy Day, Date Nut Bread

September 8, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 8, 2015 ★~ Today’s Quote: “Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.” ― Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea ★~ International Literacy Day: Each year, International Literacy Day highlights the […]

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Skyscraper Day, Welsh Rarebit Day

September 3, 2015

~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 3, 2015 Beating the Heat at Prairie Wolf from Katybeth on Vimeo. ★~ Today’s Quote: “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices…” William James  ★~ Skyscraper Day: Look Up! It’s a Skyscraper. Today we celebrate tall buildings. How tall? Since the term […]

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V-J Day, Blueberry Popsicle Day, Winkin and Blinkin

September 2, 2015

★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ September 2, 2015  ★~ Today’s Quote:  “All good and true book-lovers practice the pleasing and improving avocation of reading in bed … No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.” ~ Eugene Fields ★~  V-J Day: V-J Day, which stands for “Victory over Japan.” […]

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