Goodbye friends

By: Proserpina, 12:50 AM GMT on March 04, 2017

I have been reprimanded by private email for copyright infringement dealing with a photo I posted in the previous entry. As I understood it (for all of the years that I have been on WU, going back to May 2008), we were allowed to use photos from the WU galleries to post in our WU blogs. I feel that I have been treated badly by the new powers that be! I have been a loyal paying member for a very long time and have contributed blogs with depth and interesting topics. ...

The birth of our Natinal Anthem, update #59

By: Proserpina, 1:16 AM GMT on August 16, 2013


This year marks the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 as well as the birth of our National Anthem.

“Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting i...

Updated: 7:01 PM GMT on September 10, 2013

A must see # 115 Let's JABBERWOCK!

By: Proserpina, 1:47 AM GMT on October 13, 2011

JABBERWOCKY I often visit a website that teaches interesting expressions in Italian. The word that recently piqued my interest is supercazzola. Reading into the word I recognized an expression that in my youth was absolutely forbidden for my lips! I still do not ever utter such an expression. Intrigued with the naughty sounding word I went looking for its meaning and discovered that the closest translation into English is Jabberwocky! Aha, this is something that...

Updated: 1:10 PM GMT on October 30, 2011

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