Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

William Shatner is flying on a jet And he is out of work It’s stormy out and it’s quite wet But he’s not Captain Kirk He’s travelling with his trophy wife Who tells him not to smoke She’s known him almost all his life And thinks he’s a splendid bloke But soon after the planeContinue reading “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet”

More Twilight Zone Poetry

The response to last week’s Twilight Zone episode summary in poem form was astounding! With that, here is a poem about the episode called “Dead Man’s Shoes.” A homeless man who lives alone And can’t afford to use a phone Is changed one night, but not by booze When he finds a pair of magicContinue reading “More Twilight Zone Poetry”

Pop Goes The Weasel

When I was just a little boy I seldom was alone My life was full of fun and joy While watching the Twilight Zone There was a certain episode About a monster and a rummy A telikenetic six-year old That was played by young Bill Mumy Bill Mumy was just six years old With aContinue reading “Pop Goes The Weasel”

Classical Composers Whom I Have Admired

  Ludwig’s music is incredible And Wolfgang’s never missed Franz’s music is almost edible Both of them, Schubert and Lizst Peter Ilyad’s music is capricious And hardly ever arbitrary Johan Sebastian still can reach us Just ask my cousin Larry To tell the truth, I have three cousins But not one is named Larry They spendContinue reading “Classical Composers Whom I Have Admired”

Two Moments That Changed The Course Of History

Two Moments That Changed the Course of History: October 15, 1919:  Jimmy Hoffa organizes a strike with his kindergarten classmates.  Lower milk prices and longer snack breaks are but two of their demands. The School capitulates after eight long days.  The rest is history. September 23, 1926:  Future U.S. President Lyndon Johnson wins his Senior Class President election by giving the schoolContinue reading “Two Moments That Changed The Course Of History”

The Newborn’s Guide to Living

THE NEWBORN’S GUIDE TO LIVING County General Hospital Maternity Ward Welcome to the World!  You are a newborn baby.  Several billion babies were born before you, and several billion will most likely follow. Here are some helpful hints and facts about you, the newborn baby, to help you along your way. You probably have manyContinue reading “The Newborn’s Guide to Living”