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Silly Little Ditty

This silly little ditty

Is just to make a point

Words to prove I’m witty

I really must anoint

A person as my speaker

I’m such a humble soul… 56 more words


Silly Ditty

The time has come to stop this ditty

The writing is so silly

But yet again I’ll show I’m witty

And pen another dilly

Then everyone would know… 104 more words


Hoople family tree

Charles Jackson “CJ” Hoople came to Bremen in 1876 and opened a saloon that would become the most venerable tavern in Indiana: Hoople’s. His father was John Rawden Hoople, who had come to America from French Canada in about 1830 and married Polly Couklia, in Richland, Ohio, in 1836. 388 more words


The Night Before the Fourth...

Years ago, when I was a wee lad, my grandfather, Alexander Ignatius Connolly, used to sit me on his knee and teach me “ditties”.

In my family, a ditty is a crude variation of a commonly known song, with lots of word interchange and improvisation. 196 more words

Jack & son sitting on the roof

Jack flew away.
Then there was one.
One fluffy baby sitting in the sun!

Gill McGrath© June 28 earlier today.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Muse.”


It came to my attention

it came to my attention

that saying hello

can make all the difference

to someone in their life

it came to my attention

a smile can save a life… 23 more words


Douglas and Pippin - Ditty

I wrote this for my two doggies

It is one of the ditties in ‘What’s a Soul to Do?’


Douglas is a daft dog… 190 more words