Romeo and Juliet in Limerick Form

My friend DJ wrote this delightful piece. It is too good to keep to myself so, with her permission, I am sharing it. For best effect, read aloud (with dramatic gestures). It’s what I did. Romeo and Juliet (with apologies to Wm. Shakespeare) In Verona, a city so fair, Two families were oft feuding there. [Read More...]

The Anchoress Sees My List and Raises Me One

The Anchoress took a look at my 2012 personal reading challenges and then challenged me to name my favorites from 2011 … with a review of ten words or less. Oy veh! What she did to me! I can’t turn down that challenge. Though I don’t know if I can meet those expectations. Check out [Read More...]

My 2012 Reading Challenge Lists

One Sunday a couple of weeks ago, when we’d gone to the Vigil Mass on Saturday to avoid getting embroiled in a local marathon that shuts down all the streets around our church (don’t ask … Tom has been enraged before to the point of risking arrest for civil disobedience) … Wait, what was I [Read More...]