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The Seagull Poet of Butter Bay

September 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Allegory or Fairy Tale, American Humor, Anthropomorphic, Canada Humor, Charming, Cottage Life, Cute, Feel Good, General Humor, General Interest, Heartwarming, Human Nature, Imagery, Jokes, Lifestyle, Longing, Lyrical, Mood, Oddball, Offbeat, Parable, Poetry, Puns, Satire, Screwball, Slice of Life, Storytelling, Surprise Twists, Uplifting, Whimsy, Wishful Thinking

In a vision, he’d once seen another seagull in a top hat dancing at the Trocadero. It was the most elegant thing ever. He became entranced by imagery and longed to give expression to his own special voice. There was no doubt, he was a poet at heart.   That’s what his girlfriend, Sandy Barr, told him. Never […]

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How to Get Ahead in this Life

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments · Art History, General Humor, General Interest, History, Lifestyle

This blog entry comes under the category of fascinating life stories. There are those among us who truly are compulsive and obsessive and others who think we might be. Whenever I start to go down this path, I remember the example of Caravaggio. There was a man who truly “lost his head” over a single […]

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