Tag Archives: Recall

First Principles: The Press Is Impotent When It Abandons Itself To Falsehood

“But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1805)   … Continue reading

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Streets Made of Marmalade

A truly wonderful story for children of all ages.  This is my small tribute to a tale that I probably love  more than I should. Streets Made of Marmalade by Michael Romani Rather small Rather sneezy As you’ll recall It’s … Continue reading

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Free Fall Into Action

Anyone like to skydive?  Show of hands? Freefall Into Action by Michael Romani Fanciful impressions of Halloween Ten seconds to decompression The impossible mission is on All cause for delay.. now… gone Free falling from high altitude Doesn’t allow for … Continue reading

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Static Memories

Do you remember long ago when television station programming would end with snow and static on the screens?  This has less to do with that than the late night movies that would come on just before. Static Memories by Michael … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Joy In Christmas Is In the Simple Things Not the Great Occasions

“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things — not the great occasions — give off the greatest glow of happiness.” – Bob Hope      

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An Actor’s Creation

Acting like writing like playing a musical instrument is a creative act and in so creating some begin to believe a little more about themselves than they should.  This isn’t to say that what they’ve created in mimicry shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Exquisite

Sometimes in the quiet hours of late night When my sleep somehow isn’t going right That is when I take a moment to revisit All the memories of you that are so exquisite It only took a moment for me … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Parallel

Winnifred is a friend who loves to dance It is her own brand of rarified romance There alone in her own parallel universe That moves like a poet’s words of verse A coupling of magic and normality That sparks its … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rube

Sometimes you just need it to be 5 O’clock somewhere To watch the sun set and feel the world turning there Putting aside a day that feels strangely like an intimation That you feel me a rube compared to your … Continue reading

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