Kentucky Derby (2008)

Here’s a list of possible starters for next week’s Kentucky Derby: Derby 2008.

The experts are divided between Big Brown, Colonel John and Pyro as their picks. You can see their picks on that page, above. You can also see all the horses’ recent race results. Pyro was the o Continue reading Kentucky Derby (2008)

Diary, 2008/04/26

I took Joey to the vet this morning for a routine follow-up. I volunteered because I thought his appointment would conflict with Tara’s plans to take Elizabeth to meet up with her Auntie, Tara’s sister Sandy, at the Franklin Street Fair. Tara conveniently allowed me to think that.

When Joey and I got back home, Tara and Elizabeth were both stil Continue reading Diary, 2008/04/26


by Jeannie Womack

Joseph wore many hats in his life,

the first one was of son,

next an officer, a Dutch Marine,

that to him was fun;

In Maastricht, in ’49,

he married his childhood love,

now he was Tina’s de Continue reading Hats

The Run

by Jeannie Womack

Running in the rain isn’t the pain

a non-runner might think it would be

I put on my jacket that has a hood,

lace up my shoes, and stretching is good

I open the door, expecting more

Continue reading The Run

A Saga of Seven

This is a story in the style called rap
that’ll surely encourage an afternoon nap
of a family of seven, their kids and their wives
and something regarding their travels and lives.

Now first there was Greg, a Brooklyn-born lad;
and then it was Lucy that Mom and Dad had.
She was born at Sing Sing (no, not in the Continue reading A Saga of Seven