Monthly Archives: March 2017

Similes

Seems like I  can’t resist posting this every couple years. No idea where it came from. Eight or nine years old, at least. Each year, English teachers submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors (similes?) found in high school essays. … Continue reading

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Billy Collins Birthday

It’s the birthday of American poet Billy Collins (1941) who once said, “While the novelist is banging on his typewriter, the poet is watching a fly in the window pane.” Collins is widely considered the most popular poet in America. … Continue reading

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This is a good one.

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Carl Hiaasen

It’s the birthday of American crime novelist and journalist Carl Hiaasen (1953), best known for novels like Tourist Season (1986), Strip Tease (1993), and Sick Puppy (2000), which feature Floridian eco-warriors, corrupt politicians, and shady ladies. About his cavalcade of … Continue reading

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Dan Rather Writes

   Just Posted DEVASTATING Warning About Trump, “We Have An Administration In Free Fall” Written by Truth Examiner (4 days ago) Rather writes: At some points words fail, or they are starting to fail me. We have an Administration in … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama

Taken From Writer’s Almanac: On this day in 1959, 300,000 Tibetans surrounded the Dalai Lama’s palace in an uprising to protest China’s nearly decade-long occupation. The Dalai Lama had been invited by China to attend a theatrical performance in Beijing, … Continue reading

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The Bitch From Borlänge – Chapter 13

The Bitch From Borlänge – Chapter 13 I’m minding my own business and sipping this god-awful Kat beer when I hear a “Woof!”  It sounds almost familiar. Who? Another hound here at the Fatal Feline? Kats all have their backs … Continue reading

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