Tag Archives: Carl Sandburg

TCS: With Lifted Head Singing – Poems for Labor Day 2019

. . .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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 6, 2018

January 6th is Apple Tree Day Bean Day Cuddle Up Day Shortbread Day Technology Day * ______________________________________________ MORE! Gustave Doré, Maria Montessori and Alan Watts, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 6, 2017

January 6th is Apple Tree Day Bean Day Shortbread Day Technology Day * Cuddle Up Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Henry VIII, Eleonore Magalene and Franklin Roosevelt, click

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Word Cloud: WATER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD WATER — after air, the element most essential to our lives. Oceans cover over 70% of the earth’s surface but, as Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner of the long grey beard and glittering eye tells us, it’s  Water, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EARTH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Religion and Science — two different approaches to the questions, How Does Stuff Work? and Why Do Things Happen? When you start with the same questions, you often uncover similar answers. The Elements, for example. The “basic four”— … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ELDRITCH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. – Macbeth, Act IV, Scene 1 We’re midway through October, when black and orange decorations are popping up everywhere, and Americans add giant bags of … Continue reading

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