Help for The Winter Blues


Poetry Friday: Crows

As I write this I am looking out of a window in an air conditioned (!) Barnes & Noble in Houston. I have just seen a crow. Once again I am reminded of how Lisa Russ Spaar can take the particular and poetically turn it into the pertinent, the powerful, the universal. It is snowing where I live. The shops of Houston are air conditioned as I visit. Some one of our readers in Florida is possibly applying sun protection before a beach walk. Another is drying off after last week's California rains. And one is even having a birthday in London....more

Cold Weather - Who Cares!... Let's Talk Shoes!!


Helen Uffner: Get Me Warm and Hose Me Down

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Bruce Springsteen plays in heavy rain - now the Swedish summer has arrived

The rain is falling, it is windy and cold - I say: the classic Swedish summer has arrived. Today Bruce Springsteen gives his first of three concerts in Stockholm. Sold out and a lot of people have been quening for four day, because the want to get as close to the stage as possible.  The Swedes have a very special relationship to Bruce Springstreen. Once the leader of the Swedish Socialdemocratic Party choosed to go to a concert with him instead of joining the party for the Nobel Prize.   ...more