Monthly Archives: June 2018

TCS: How Many Languages Do You Speak?

Good Morning! ________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 24, 2018

June 24th is Celebration of the Senses Day * Pralines Day International Fairy Day Swim a Lap Day Stonewall National Monument Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Ambrose Bierce, Margaret Olley and Hopalong Cassidy, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 23, 2018

June 23th is National Hydration Day * Plastic Pink Flamingo Day * Pecan Sandies Day UN Public Service Day * International Women in Engineering Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Verena Holmes, Jean Anouilh and Lena Horne, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 22, 2018

June 22nd is Chocolate Éclair Day Journey’s End Day * Onion Rings Day Worldwide VW Beetle Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Bilbo Baggins, Katherine Dunham and Ferdinand Porsche, click

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One Sentence Poems for Friday

One of my favorite poetry websites is One Sentence Poems, which does indeed publish only poems that consist of a single sentence. If you think that one-sentence poems wouldn’t have much meaning, or you even doubt they could actually be … Continue reading

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Darn them ‘vituperative’ critics of Lord Dampnut, The 4th Estate is ‘shocked’ at the incivility

By ann summers The contagion of incivility: President Trump says undocumented immigrants want to “infest” the United States. His critics respond with vituperative words of their own. — NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) June 21, 2018   Mr. Trump’s coarse discourse … Continue reading

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A Poem for the Summer Solstice

In Summer by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) Oh, summer has clothed the earth In a cloak from the loom of the sun! And a mantle, too, of the skies’ soft blue, And a belt where the rivers run. And now for … Continue reading

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