Monthly Archives: October 2017

Word Cloud: EERIE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What a lot of words we have in English for the things that give us that unsettling tingly feeling! eer-ie – adjective uncanny, sinister, ghostly, unnatural, unearthly, odd, supernatural, otherworldly, strange, abnormal, weird, freakish, creepy, scary, spooky, freaky, frightening, bone-chilling, spine-chilling, hair-raising, blood-curdling . . . Middle English, originally of northern English-Scots … Continue reading

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SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN 29 YEARS OLD TODAY . . . THE CELTIC LASSIE: 1988 – 2015

by Chuck Stanley Not scared of trolls at all. Trolls know better than to hassle Celtic women. A Celtic Woman will open the gates of hell, escort your ass right on in, and do it with a smile on her … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 26, 2017

October 26th is Eradication of Smallpox Day * Howl at the Moon Night Intersex Awareness Day * National Mule Day * National Mincemeat Day National Pumpkin Day National Day of the Deployed * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Benjamin Franklin, Beryl Markham and Pat Conroy, … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia gets closer as GOP keeps looking for snipes

By ann summers Breaking: it’s the media’s fault that Trump is uncivil while we’re forgetting that last Friday, Michael Cohen’s meeting today with the Senate Intel committee was “postponed” again probably because they knew Cohen would not cooperate. More importantly, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 25, 2017

October 25th is International Artist Day * National Greasy Food Day Sourest Day World Pasta Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!   Henry V,  Deborah Sampson and  Abel Gance, click

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ON THIS DAY: October 24, 2017

October 24th is Tony Bennett Day * Food Day * Through-the-Lens Day * International United Nations Day * World Development Information Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  Belva Lockwood, Alice Perry and Denise Levertov, click

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ON THIS DAY: October 23, 2017

October 23rd is Boston Cream Pie Day * iPod Day * National Mole Day TV Talk Show Host Day * San Juan Capistrano Swallows Depart Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  ‘Speckled Red’, Ellie Greenwich and “Weird Al” Yankovic, click

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