OK… before you start reading, let me explain!! My husband loves books, poetry, and especially anything older than he is! Maybe you’ve seen the pictures of his Tiny Library (that he built in our home) but if you haven’t you can find them in the Category: Tiny Library. Because it’s Christmas time, he wanted to… Read More A Christmas Poem: “Carlotta’s Indecision”
This was a riddle my dad liked to share. I first heard it in the fifties, which explains the dollar amounts. Three traveling salesmen went to a hotel to get a room. The desk clerk only has one room left, but it was large enough to accommodate all of them. It would be $30.00. The… Read More Where is the Dollar?
King Ferrand of Portugal was held captive from 1213 to 1226 by the Turks. They demanded ransom. But Portugal’s Queen Jeanne refused to pay for her husband’s return. She had beaten him in a chess game, and he had consequently hit her on the nose with his fist. It upset her considerably. I found this… Read More Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned
There was once a cagey doctor that built a regional reputation for invariably predicting correctly the sex of an unborn infant. Upon his retirement, he explained his method. Aloud, he declared it would be a boy, but he wrote the word “girl” in his notebook. If the baby proved to be a girl, he whipped… Read More The Story of the Sneaky Doctor