Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

ON THIS DAY: January 30, 2018

January 30th is Croissant Day The Lone Ranger Day * __________________________________________ MORE! William Shakespeare, Barbara Tuchman and Gandhi, click

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Word Cloud: WORKING-DAYS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In William Shakespeare’s play, Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice says in mock lament: I may sit in a corner and cry heigh-ho for a husband! When Don Pedro offers to get her one, she asks if … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WINTERDARK

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In the Northern Hemisphere, we are just a day past the longest night of the year, and now the sun will linger moments longer each day until the Summer Solstice. The tides of the seasons never … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: November 1, 2017

November 1st is National Author’s Day * National Calzone Day Extra Mile Day * Prime Meridian Day * World Vegan Day * First Day of Native American Heritage Month * _________________________________________________ MORE! Shakespeare, Sippie Wallace and Red Fox James, click

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TCS: Happy 300th Birthday! Handel’s WATER MUSIC

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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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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TCS: ‘I knew him tyrannous’ – Will Shakespeare on TYRANNY – Part Three

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