A Blog Or Three To You From Me

That was a little poem up there in the subject line, as a tribute to Ogden Nash and the blog — named, as The Master would have approved, Blogden Nash — run by Nash aficionado “John.” Lovely blog, and welcome catalog of Nash poems. I’ve honored The Master, myself, in this poem about a Christmas tradition my husband swears is imaginary but is not.

If you haven’t trailed new commenter Dan Antion back to his lair, you’re missing a treat. No Facilities is a must-not-miss, especially this post about two kinds of people. Dan, there are two kinds of people: the kind who finish what they start.

I have a new obsession: the art of Abigail Larson. She warms the cockles of this MomGoth’s heart. I’m especially charmed by this Scary Kid illo.

Oh–one more thing: Come to my church tonight, if you’re in the neighborhood, to hear some stories from Philip Gulley, Quaker preacher and storyteller. $15 a pop, and cheap at the price. There will be snacks.

A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Pick a “two-kinds-of-people” joke and write a story about them.



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “A Blog Or Three To You From Me

  1. Jane

    July 25, 2014 at 9:59am

    Good recommends, Marian.
    Glad to meet you. Like your blog.
    Cue grim scenario music:
    “In the naked city…there are two kinds of people…”

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      Marian Allen

      July 25, 2014 at 11:10am

      There are three kinds of people: Those who can count and those who can’t.

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