Posts Tagged: Shakespeare

   
I first heard the phrase “the ides of March” in ninth grade, when we were assigned Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. It’s a great play for your average teen, full of intrigue, deceit, betrayal, prophecy, political power, and murder. The soothsayer’s prognostication in the play is now legendary: Beware the ides of March. That’s it: short and…

   
Welcome to the NEXT BIG THING Blog Hop. What is a blog hop? Basically, it’s a way for readers to discover authors new to them.  I hope you’ll find new-to-you authors whose works you enjoy.  At this stop along the blog hop, you’ll find a bit of information on me and one of my books,…

   
Welcome to “Tuesday Terrific” – a new series of posts that celebrate getting over the Monday bump and picking up speed for the rest of the week! Tuesday actually gets its share of the limelight:  there’s “Fat” Tuesday, “Super” Tuesday, “Two-for” Tuesday, “Taco” Tuesday…and two songs about Tuesday:  “Ruby Tuesday” by the Stones, and “Tuesday…

   
How could there be a mystery to Shakespeare’s Macbeth, you ask?  American humorist and cartoonist James Thurber asked the same question, with some funny results. Thurber’s life had some interesting moments, including being blinded in one eye as a child when his brother tried to shoot an apple off his head with an arrow (they…