Author Archives: Jamie

About Jamie

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

Shakespeare Tried By Twitter

Spent large part of a day fighting on Twitter with people who somehow missed the message of Julius Caesar and were up in arms over the lead character being cast with a look-alike Donald Trump.   Most didn’t know that … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan 2016 Nobel Prize Speech

I first heard Dylan in 1961. From the beginning he was different, unforgettable.  All these years later, that incredible literary content to his music has been recognized  with the Nobel Prize for Literature.  Many howled about how could a “mere … Continue reading

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Anniversaries Worth Their Weight In Gold

Fifty years ago, I was a suburban dwelling wife with two children under five when the pot smoking, macrobiotic eating brother-in-law dropped by on his way to San Francisco.  The sounds of Sergeant Pepper entered the house with him. A … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Susans At Pimlico

P P           Horse                   Jockey                Trailmix                Odds 1           … Continue reading

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Ladies of the Lilies

Rachel Alexander Horse of the Year 2009 On Friday, the ladies watching will wear pink hats and another beautiful lady will wear pink lilies. The first running of the Kentucky Oaks was on May 19, 1875 when Churchill Downs was known … Continue reading

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