Carolyn's Daily Posts: 2011

February 13, 2011

For Your Valentine’s Day Reading Pleasure


CAROLYN’S DAILY POSTS: 2011

FOR YOUR VALENTINE’S DAY READING PLEASURE

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COCHRAN CORNELL RESPONDS TO

THE BRONX ZOO FUNDRAISER

     “I don’t believe it!”

     Cochran Cornell the cantankerous cockroach irately jumped up and down on the brim of his creator’s hat, from where he’d been reading the Saturday newspaper. Before she turned the page to the article on the Madagascar hissing cockroach, he’d been rejoicing at the front page headline: ‘Egypt is free!’

     It was amazing how quickly his joy turned into rage.

     “How could they?” he shouted.

     Carolyn shifted her eyes toward the ceiling. “Calm down, calm down,” she told him.

     “Calm down? Do you see that picture? My ugly cousins are crawling all over that woman’s head, and she’s (to continue reading click on Cochran Cornell Responds to the Bronx Zoo (N. Y.) Fundraiser

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VALENTINE’S DAY: BAH, HUMBUG!

 SCENE: Victoria and Losen are conversing in the grocery store in the aisle where greeting cards are sold.

Victoria: Hello, Losen! Nice to see you out on this nice day. The winter’s been so cold and snowy I haven’t been out much. Oh, are you looking for a Valentine card? I am.

Losen: Ugh! Valentine’s Day is here. What hogwash.

Victoria: Er. What caused this outburst? I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day…why, as a child we made Valentine boxes…

Losen: Yeah, I remember those boxes…everyone else’s was decorated better than mine was.

Victoria: I always enjoyed the Valentine’s we exchanged.

Losen: You must have had your box filled with cards. While everyone else gushed over their full box, mine was  (to continue reading, click on Valentine’s Day: Bah, Humbug)

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Some additional posts for your Valentine’s Day reading pleasure:

Preparing for a First Date with Carmena

To Andrea Bocelli: A Valentine

Valentine’s Day

ROSES ARE RED: Two Original Versions

CANDIED VIOLETS: Remembering My Mother on Her Birthday

ADDITIONAL READING:

FEBRUARY DAYS TO CELEBRATE

March days to celebrate

World Trade Center Steel Artifact Comes to Connellsville, PA.

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