Tag Archives: Being Social

Book Review: Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou My rating: 3 of 5 stars A series of anecdotes and stories that explored Maya Angelou’s relationship with her mother, Vivian, (some of which were also included in other books) Mom & … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars After a crazy past few weeks, I gave myself a day off to rest and recharge and I decided to spend it reading … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 19th: Poems for Book Lovers

I don’t have any photos or videos or anything flashy to go along with today’s books but I am hoping that the sheer amount of poems I am posting will make it up to you. There is no Frigate like … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 18th: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

It’s not hard to see that I am utterly obsessed with T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Even if you are new to my blog and haven’t read all the things that I have written about … Continue reading

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Kite Flying – Part II

I was playing around today with some of the photos I took while kite flying yesterday and decided to combine my favorite photo with the poem I wrote. It came out pretty cute, or at least I think so.

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Poem – A – Day: April 17th: Kite Flying

Today is my husband’s birthday. He really enjoys flying kites and since today was a beautiful day, we decided to spend part of the afternoon flying kites at the local maritime museum. We will be back there on Sunday (weather … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 13th: After Making Love We Hear Footsteps by Galway Kinnell

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Poem – A – Day: April 12th: Rainy Night by Dorothy Parker

It has been raining pretty hard here today and while I hope it clears before we are scheduled to go out kite flying for Rob’s birthday next week, I have always enjoyed storms  (at least when I am warm and … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: April 10th: To a Mouse by Robert Burns

This poem just seemed fitting for the kind of day I am having. *sigh*  (Although I have to admit, it made me smile a little to read it aloud with my really ridiculous attempt at a Scottish accent).  I have … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day – April 5th: Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

Yesterday was Maya Angelou’s birthday. If I had realized that in time, I would have posted this poem then. But even a day late, this is one of my favorite poems by one of my favorite poets. It is an … Continue reading

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