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Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Independence Day

Migrants You know, my grand parents moved to The States right before World War II, because they could tell trouble was brewing and they wanted no part of it. That’s … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Color Of The Weird

The Anti Color Of The Year Pantone’s color of the year is Radiant Orchid. Not normal orchid, mind you. Radiant. So it slipped into a vat of nuclear waste and, … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer

Summer comes in bright and yellow, bright bobbing flowers call out “Hello!” For cheer is here in this sunny world, and black eyed susans join in accord. What do you … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Southwest Nachos

Hot Sauce Scaredy Cat Ive reached food enlightenment. In my past travels <a title=”Loveland Cafe” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/04/23/loveland-cafe/”>to Colorado</a>, I discovered a culture centered on hot sauce. And <a title=”Benson Sculpture Park” href=”http://thegreatzambini.com/2013/03/14/benson-sculpture-park/”>statues</a&gt; and … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Monumental Repair

The freak Earthquake of 2011 surprised Eastern residents of the United States, as it was an unprecedented (for the region, it was pretty wimpy in the history of the world … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Today’s Playlist

Lately I’ve had a few songs stuck in my head. And I figure, if these songs are driving me crazy, they might as well drive you crazy too. But let … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Angle

I’ve been playing around with experimental photography, as you’d know if you saw Night Lights. Today we are looking at shots taken from odd angles of a bridge over the … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Improving Our Libraries

I feel that libraries are being crowded out by instant streaming and monthly subscription unlimited ebook plans. They’re sort of the dinosaurs of government, moving right up there with the … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frozen In Time

A quick idea for today: freezing eggs. If you can buy a few more eggs on sale, or somehow you’ve got hens laying a bumper crop (if you do, I … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Very Inspiring Poets

Very Inspiring Poet Award I posted the first edition of this poetry blog award here.  I’ll admit it, that post was written in my first year of blogging, and I … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

I have a Dream, that Love May Come For Toothbrushes!

Was this title in poor taste? It did rather hint at MLK, the much lauded search for true love, and… and dental care. I know, it doesnt sound exciting. And … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Mystery

“Any word yet on what’s causing it?” The clock in the corner hit the hour, letting out a deep gong sound.             The other man shook his head. “Your highness, … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Please Contain Yourself!

I love those nice little clear jar collections you can see in stores and on blogs. Unfortunately, I don’t have shelves worth of perfectly matched jars and lids. I think … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mean Green Sweetheart

I decided to simply slather on whatever green nail polishes came to mind, and I’ve got to say it worked. I love the look of this manicure! (I’m sorry for … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Children of Flames

Children of Flames As some of my long term blog followers may know, I have narrowly avoided being a housefire victim, pretty much through every fault of my own. It … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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