Month: November 2015

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An Embarrassment of Riches…

Happy birthday, to the following literary luminaries… all of whom graced my childhood reading. Some of them just graced it a bit later than others.   “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.” C. S. Lewis – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader   “It was a dark and stormy night.” Madeleine L’Engle – A Wrinkle in Time   “I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.” Louisa May Alcott – Little Women   Images found here, here, here and here.  

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Happy Anniversary, pt. II…

Today marks the 433rd anniversary of the marriage of one said William Shakespeare…     … who in this picture is played by the actor Joseph Fiennes…             … you, know, the guy who played Shakespeare playing the actor playing the dramatist portrayed above… playing the… you know… the… um…     Now I’m all confused! Anyhoo… I say, the anniversary of one of those guys above, to one said Anne Hathaway…         … who in this picture is played by the actress named for her… apparently…               … namely, this one…       Excuse me, but could someone please inform me as to whether the phrase “hubba hubba” is in fact one word, two words, or perhaps a hyphenated mutant word, coined to describe those rare forms of life such as the above-shown afore-said name-sake actress pictured immediately above this text… I look into those eyes, and something goes all squiggly inside, and I really can’t think about spelling for …