Category: American Regional Writers

42–Last of the Regionals–Vive la Revolution

42–Last of the Regionals–Vive la Revolution

A shout out to SyrenMuse who sent me the link to the Little House on the Praire DVD! Who knew! ABC was such a punk when I asked them nicely if they’d be releasing it. I had no idea they listened to me! Maybe your library will have it… This week...

41–A Regional Twain

41–A Regional Twain

Regionalism! America! “oooooooh beautiful, for spacious skies…” (I can’t think of that without hearing Fozzy Bear say “patriotism swells in the heart of the American Bear!” as he does after singing that song on The Muppet Movie soundtrack.) Twain –boy do I love him–who is an appropriate precursor to our next...

40–Meet Calamity . . . Doris?

40–Meet Calamity . . . Doris?

Having finished with Henry James, I thought we needed a REAL woman to freshen our palette…Calamity Jane. Not so much Doris. Don’t know if you’ve watched Deadwood (NOT for sensitive ears!), but it at least started out close to accurate as far as I can tell. My son and I got...

028–Full Disclosure

I think I promised you pics of a skull jacket that I knit. I forgot to mention that my 17 hour sojurn did give me the time to finish the baby hoodie. The carpet under the jacket, just so you know, is the floor of the Samsung Comfort Room at the...

027–An Itch You Just Can’t Scratch

Sleepy Hollow, part 2! The entire “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” has been re-recorded and remastered and, along with a few other Halloweenie kinds of stories, appears in the Crafting-a-Life Shoppe.   Skeeter Syndrome, and why I hate reserchers…well…not hate…but really strongly prefer the applied sciences… Allergic reaction to mosquito bites identified for...

026–Tarry With Me Awhile and Wait…

Sleepy Hollow, part 1! The entire “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” has been re-recorded and remastered and, along with a few other Halloweenie kinds of stories, appears in the Crafting-a-Life Shoppe. Learn the origins of the name “Tarrytown” as you listen to Geoffrey Crayon’s Sketchbook. You should also check out Diedrich Knickerbocker’s...