Month: January 2015

Cat on the Roof

This is literally a cat on a hot tin roof. Advertisements

Powerful Photos

Motherhood (Domestic Bliss by Susan Copich) Military (The Veteran Art Project by Devin Mitchell)


Too loud to silence Too large to contain Swirling in the brain That needs a break Not to break Down

Academic Emails: Dear Professors, You Are Funny

The first email that I received in the New Year was by Professor Pfeiffer, one of the aldermen on the board designed to protect, provide for and punish the English […]

Tree Climber

Ella enjoys climbing but doesn’t enjoy winter very much.

Fun with Literary Classics

Click pictures to view large size. If Classic Writers Wrote for the Internet… If Classic Characters Had Mugshots… If Classic Writers Could Read These Reviews…


Who kisses three times on the cheek? Closeted communists, Shakespearean scholars, Published poets— He is all the three; He was wearing glasses and a smile When he kissed me Three […]

Photo 101 Rehab: Baroque

My today’s contribution to lovely Lucile’s Photo 101 Rehab session is a shot of a plague column, a structure often found at the main square of cities in these parts. It […]

The Dreaded D(ivorce)-Word: Hysterical and Hilarious

“Hope is the thing with feathers.” —Emily Dickinson I like to cope with adversity by the means of hysterical humour. The blacker, the better, which goes both for coffee and […]

Photo 101 Rehab: Rain Drops

Lucile, a life saving friend and blogger, is reopening her Photo 101 Rehab! Here is my contribution on the topic of rain drops. What you see is a bad photo […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

This shot could be interpreted either as an image of desolation or an image of serenity. Let’s go for the latter with the Weekly Photo Challenge on the subject of serenity.

Washing Herself

It is fascinating how cats enjoy washing themselves. See the blissfully closed eyes?

Hating on Monkeys

I have no complaints against monkeys, but it seems that many other people do. See below for a Polish proverb about monkeys that nobody wants, a German proverb about a dead […]

Just Thursday Blog Hop: What Do You Like about Winter?

The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches. –e. e. cummings, “soft white damn” The next blog hop called Just Thursday, co-hosted by Nuvofelt and Rebekah, is […]

Eclectic Corner: Guess What!

Can you guess what is in the picture? Justine of Eclectic Odds ‘n’ Sods hosts a challenge asking us to come up with a photo on the subject of protection. You can […]