Dad Libs: Throwback Thursday

This has been a scary week, the first week of a certain presidency that pushes my family and me way past the uneasy mark. But rather than give that blowhard, narcissistic, buffoon any more press today, we’re going to jump back to some old Dad Libs, our twist on the classic Mad Libs game. Micah is…

Where the Pickle Confuses, Celebrating Shel Silverstein

I have been rearranging the living room, and in the process of organizing the shelves discovered that I seem to be missing a few books by birthday boy, Shel Silverstein. Hopefully, they are at my boys’ house.  You may not be aware that Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back, was his first children’s story, published…

Flashback Friday: More Dad Libs for Family Fun

Last Friday I reblogged as a flashback an old post called Dad Libs, a Mad Libs Alternative. This week I’m including one that never made it from the family YouTube channel here to the blog, so I know it will be new to most of you. I’ve decided to include our very first Dad Libs…

Poetry Under the Paintings Sampler #2, Poets, Music and Fun

The rules are simple. And as the pirates say, they are not really rules, “More like guidelines, actually.” 1. Bring a chair. Or do as a few of the teens do and bring a throw rug or pillow, sixties style. 2. Bring at least one poem, but it’s good to bring three. 3. Bring your…