Tag Archives: nicknames

FMM 8 25 17 To a Fault

“The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more.” ~ Richard J. Needham.  Before we moved to Jamaica, we were advised of a few requirements.  Ladies should wear hats and gloves to church (this was in 1963). Parsons should wear a dog collar and robe (in the […]

FMM 4 11 14 Barbed Words

“Poetry: the best words in the best order.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge   I envy poets.  They choose their words with care, sifting through adjectives and verbs until they find just the right one.  A poem may be reworked and reworded; tweaked and tightened until it has just the right impact and effect.  In real life […]