Category Archives: Milne (A. A.)

Becoming Clever at Age Six

A. A. Milne’s poem about turning six gets the age just right.

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Famous Physicians to the Rescue

Thursday I’m back home after a scare. As I reported yesterday, I was flown to the MedStar Washington Hospital Tuesday afternoon because the doctors feared I was having a heart attack. Once there, however, I learned that I had pericarditis, which they treated and then sent me home 24 hours later. I am tired but […]

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#TrumpBookReports (in 140 characters)

For laughs, check out #TrumpBookReport on twitter. I’ve gathered some of the best renditions of Trump reviewing the classics.

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A Sense of Wonder at the Zoo

Taking my son to the National Zoo recalled A. A. Milne’s “At the Zoo.” As with Christopher Robin, the elephants were the star attraction.

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Milne’s Old Sailor & ADD

A. A. Milne’s “Old Sailor” is an accurate description of adult Attention Deficit Disorder.

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2014, Eeyore, & Silver Linings

We can learn from Eeyore to be more forgiving of our public servants.

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