Author Archives: Jamie

About Jamie

Retired Writer Editor - Loves Books, Musical Theater, politics for a good argument, genealogy, Scotland and owls

Alvin Ailey & Dance for Black History Month

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5 on Friday – Goodbye 2020

The Rodney Dangerfield of years is over and not only can it get no respect, but folks are waving enthusiastically at its backside. It may be a plane no longer called AF1 but at least it will get Trump out … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

May 2021 be a year filled with joy and love Should auld acquaintance be forgotAnd never brought to mind?Should auld acquaintance be forgotAnd days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dearFor auld lang syneWe’ll tak a cup … Continue reading

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Dona Nobis Pacem 2020

In 2006 Mimi Lennox, mistress of Bloggingham Castle started a little project.  For one day, bloggers who followed her would speak with one voice:  Dona Nobis Pacem.  They would post globes with that simple message.  What started as a hope nine years … Continue reading

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Message To Trump Followers

Everything old is new again. “I should suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul by swearing allegiance to one whose character is that of a sottish, stupid, stubborn, worthless, brutish man.” —Thomas Paine, … Continue reading

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