Tag Archives: A. A. Milne

Poohing in the Sun

Tuesday June has opened in Sewanee, Tennessee with four gorgeous days so I’m sharing one of Pooh’s nature poems. A. A. Milne’s self-deprecating poet describes sensory input blending together in a moment of pure bliss. Happy Summer! Oh, the butterflies are flying, Now the winter days are dying, And the primroses are trying To be […]

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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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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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Wheezles and Sneezles

Like my literary namesake, I’ve had wheezles and sneezles for the past five days.

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Portrait of the Lesbian as a Young Artist

Proust and James Joyce were particularly important in helping Alison Bechdel negotiate her complex relations with her father.

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Books about People Reading Books

Books about books give readers a sense that they are part of a larger community.

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