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The Story Behind the Story

A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories have always been a big hit in our home. When my daughter was young, one of her favorite stuffed animals was Pooh Bear. 454 more words

Picture Books

Eeyore's Little Book of Gloom, inspired by A.A. Milne

I’m currently trying to read A Fine Balance, on FictionFan’s request, but it is quite a wide book with very small print, so, in the interim, here is a quick review of a very profound book we own called Eeyore’s Little Book of Gloom. 128 more words

Books

Spring in the Air

Is the spring coming?

Mr. Bowie turned to the sunlight and shook his grey head. And whispered to me “Winter is dead.”

A.A. Milne, When We Were Young…

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General

Milne Around

My physician enjoys the classics,
And often he’ll charge by the word;
Exchanging his service for fables,
Those written for children preferred.

The ones with the bear are his fav’rites, 73 more words

Humor

CEM 21 No. 726 2014, Writing

When I am asked to name favorite Writers my response tends to surprise and confound: Wallace Stegner and A.A. Milne.

Stegner because he was credited with saying “We write to make sense of it all” and A.A. 48 more words

Writing

Tale from the Wolery

Venturing out on a blustery evening,

we sit side by side on the wooden settee,

watching the sky darken behind the owl box.

Just as it seems the box will fade from view against the night sky, an owl flies over and into the box, greeting its mate inside. 58 more words

Nature

Winnie The Pooh: Mental Illnesses

  In Winnie The Pooh The characters are cute, talking, stuffed animals that play with a boy called Christopher Robin. Now, this seems odd in a number of ways because stuffed animals do not talk or are alive in general. 593 more words