My Zany Valentine

My Zany Valentine

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   On the night of the festival of Lupercalia, in the second year of the reign of Claudius Gothicus, in the 1022nd year since the founding of the city, at the order of Quintus Mimmius, procurator of games, Valentine...
A Bit Of An Itch

A Bit Of An Itch

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   And he struck Job with a grievous burning rash from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head. Job: 2-7 [The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes: A Translation with Commentary, Robert Alter]   In the...
Poems – 15

Poems – 15

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   This is our 15th page of poems and napkin art.  The other page links are listed below.  At TITM we believe that poetry is more important than ever given The Way We Live Now.  Poetry and art go together well....
Poems – 14

Poems – 14

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information.]   The painting at the top of this post by Hermann Orduña was discussed in this recent post by TITM:  The Argument   Does poetry still matter in this era of social media where the attention span has shrunk to...
Poems – 13

Poems – 13

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]     Think in the Morning is returning to our poems and art series, specifically poems and Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art.  This is our 13th page of poems paired with napkin art.  Let us know if you enjoy these.  They...
Reading A Little Bit At A Time

Reading A Little Bit At A Time

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Folks who read at least 30 minutes a week are 20 percent more likely to report greater life satisfaction and 11 percent more likely to feel creative. They’re also 28 percent less likely to suffer from...