November 19, 2018

That Olde Cat Look

Why do I think of you Every time I see a cat? Is it because you’re so warm and friendly And more so as a matter of fact? Your hair is always combed so nicely Your clothes are styled just right Your words are softly spoken and Your eyes so very bright So you see […]

“I’m a bent Christmas tree”

“After All, I’m Different” “I’m by no means perfect, as you can see, But I served a purpose as a Christmas tree. For years and years I’ve been decorated Until this year I’m suddenly berated. “And why – just because I’m slightly bent? At least I’m alive and full of pine scent. And I’m an […]

BABY SHOWER

 A baby shower for a new mom to be Very useful presents for all to see Baby oil and powder to keep the skin so sweet Bibs and napkins and nice crib sheets Are but a few of the gifts that will be given To this beautiful baby – your gift from heaven. And when […]

Anne Part 87 – CONCLUSION

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson When Anne’s cheeks finally were dry a little cobweb tie had been formed between herself and Heathcote. He had learned it from another, and that other, of course, a woman. For once in a while it happens that a woman, when roused to fury, will […]

Anne Part 86

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson Gregory Dexter had a longing to knock him down On the other hand, Heathcote would have been much surprised to learn that any one longed to take him out and knock him down, simply as an insufferable object. Yet Gregory Dexter had that longing at […]

Anne: Part 85 National reputations are nothing, politics nothing

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson  In addition to the others, Ward Heathcote had now arrived at Carly’s, also Mr. Blum. In the mean time Miss Vanhorn had tested without delay her niece’s new knowledge of botany. Her face was flushed and her hand fairly trembled with eagerness as she gave […]

Anne Part 84 “The place is a prison”

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “To think of comparisons between different parts of this raw land of ours, as though they had especial characteristics of their own!” said Miss Vanhorn, looking for a seed. “You have not traveled much in this country, I presume,” said Dexter. “No, man, no. When […]

Anne – Part 83

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson  “I am surprised that you remembered me, Mr. Dexter” Miss Vanhorn was not naturally brilliant, but she was one of those society women who, in the course of years of fashionable life, have selected and retained for their own use excellent bits of phrasing not […]

Anne – Part 82

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “People would discover Anne’s beauty for themselves” The Frenchwoman was grieved to part with her pupil; she had conceived a real affection for her in the busy spot, which served her as a heart. She said good-by in the privacy of the kitchen, that Miss […]

Anne – Part 81

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “might not her very ignorance of the world and crude simplicity attract the attention of some of the loungers?” “One does not necessitate the other,” said Anne, after her usual pause when with Helen:  she was always a little behind Helen’s fluent phrases.  “One can […]