Calliope Writing

Things That Make You Go “Hmm” – and Happy Green Beer Day!

I recently took an AcentryDNA test and got my results (click the link to take a peek at my ethnicity makeup).

Was I surprised.

Instead of being more Italian than anything else, I discovered….

Ten Percent Irish St Patricks Day 2017

This comes at quite the timely time, doesn’t it? After all, today is St. Patrick’s Day!

Shamrocks - St Patricks Day 2017

Here are some worthy reads on Irish authors, the history of the day, and a few other St. Patrick’s Day goodies:

I hope your holiday is filled with lots of happiness (and reading, if possible). This is what I’ll be having for dinner:

Green Beer St Patricks Day 2017

Drink responsibly, and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Monday Morning Quote Love – Martin Luther King, Jr.

no one person has the right to rain on your dreams quotation MLK

The Year of the Bad Is Over. Happy New Year!
December 31, 2016, 10:59 pm
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“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.”      Charles Lamb

Happy Holidays, Ya Filthy Animals!
December 23, 2016, 11:00 am
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“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.”      

Mary Anne Radmacher


Looking for books to celebrate your holiday of choice? Check out this post–I couldn’t write about ALL the December holidays, but I tried to get in the major ones! I hope you enjoy.



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