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Gosh I Love Maps!

There are so many places in this world (or maybe out of this world) to visit and become a part of, that it really helps to have a map to navigate the places (especially imaginary places) with the mind’s blurry eye. 300 more words

Humor

Frank L. Baum - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Somewhere Over The Rainbow……………….

I have never read The Wizard of Oz. Not as far as I remember. My childhood books were very much the classics of English literature for children. 1,423 more words

Book Review

Film review: Return to Oz (1985)

(This was going to be a simple 500-word review, but ballooned to essay length.)

Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars

Many would soak me with a pail of water for saying this, but I prefer director and co-writer Walter Murch’s dark, strange film… 1,300 more words

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I've Read the Most Books From

It’s been longer than I planned since I last posted, since we were down in Surrey and the internet connection was terrible. Anyway, this week’s theme is the authors I’ve read the most books from. 539 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Queen Latifah Gets Title Role, Mary J. Blige Is the Wicked Witch in NBC's 'The Wiz'

A great deal of interest was sparked when it was announced the NBC’s next live musical would be The Wiz (especially considering tepid ratings and responses to  268 more words

Television

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Audiobook edition

The Wizard of Oz is one of the best stories out there. Many of us have grown up with it, and if you haven’t, you are probably familiar with Dorothy’s ruby (or silver) slippers, her three companions, and the Wicked Witch of the West. 186 more words

Blogging

Thanks a bunch, Mr. Baum!

I don’t like thunder—
Lightning, or twister’s wonders.
I bunker-hunker.

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