Tag Archives: Dorothy Parker

Word Cloud: JOCUND (Redux)

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) developed the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2018

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day Take Your Cat to the Vet Day _________________________________________ MORE! Claude Debussy, Dorothy Parker and Edvard Munch, click

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Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2017

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Claude Debussy, Dorothy Parker and Count Basie, click

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Word Cloud: JOCUND

by Nona Blyth Cloud Survival sometimes hangs on unlikely skills. The Basilisk Lizard (Basiliscus basiliscus) has been dubbed ‘The Jesus Christ Lizard’ because it can run short distances on the surface of water when escaping from predators. The Greater Wax Moth … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: NOVEMBER

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD November. Depending on where you live, it’s still autumn, or already winter, or spring-into-summer if you’re south of the equator. Here in America, we’re going off Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and it will get dark … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SARDONIC

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.”  “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”  “I hate writing, I love having written.” “By the time you swear you’re his, Shivering and … Continue reading

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