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Covert Cupid Challenge: Karen

By Karen

I knew crap-all about these particular canons prior to entering into this challenge. Oh sure there was the play I went to see last year, and some smattering of stuff on tumblr, but I wouldn’t dare to say enough to write any kind coherent narrative. 2,165 more words


The Scarlet Pimpernel

Tonight my mind isn’t letting me sleep. For some reason it’s fixated on a high school literature class, the credit of which is under scrutiny. In my wakeful dreams I keep talking with the teacher, sure I had the books for the class, certain I’ve done the homework before, but the record shows no history of the class. 101 more words

Thoughts On Life

The Scarlet Pimpernel: ‘Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité’ (RRHS)

God, save me from adventure novels. I probably don’t mean that, but this is two in a row that just aren’t much beyond the surface of the words themselves. 919 more words

Elusive Sleep and 5-Dog Nights

One of my all-time favorite scenes is from The Scarlet Pimpernel

“The seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. 81 more words

Fantastic Friday (#3)

Happy Friday everyone!

Today I’m going to highlight The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy.

It’s been a long time since I’ve read this book, so I don’t remember all of the details so I can’t give you any examples of stand out passages. 102 more words


Spock Wept! Further Curses for Our Times

Warnings for: Swearing (duh), substantive sci fi references, & an elegant sufficiency of alternative swear words (because anything else would be flippity-floppity).

Why, oh why, is swearing such goddamn fun? 496 more words

Mental Health

They seek him here, they seek him there.

OK, it’s Saturday and you’re geared for some relaxation, at least I hope so.  When relaxed, your mind turns to entertainment.  My question to you this Saturday is: what is your favorite, possibly not well-known movie and why do you love it? 284 more words