Hi there! It is late Friday afternoon again. This is the little place on stockingblue that we have designated for the cheerful. The weekend awaits. And you, me, and this lady, Angel Olsen, just cannot wait for the workweek to end. We are looking for something different. The weekend? Oh yes.
This week's theme is Condiment Capers (click to solve the puzzle). In order to play the puzzle you will need to download the free Across Lite or Crossword Solver software. Solutions are included in the file. If you choose the pdf or image formats below, solutions will be available next week. Above, last week's solution.
Every day on Daily Readers' Book Club we offer an article length section of a book until that book is done. We are currently reading William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. This book will have 8 parts.
SONGS OF INNOCENCE
SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
BY WILLIAM BLAKE
[Picture: The Astolaf Press, Guildford]
LONDON: R. BRIMLEY JOHNSON.
GUILDFORD: A. C. CURTIS.
Dateline Headline, a comparison of the headlines of the major New York papers and a running tally of the best. Newspapers will be awarded from zero to ten points. Click on the headlines to see an image of each paper's front page.
The tabloids and Newsday gave their entire front covers to coverage of Nelson Mandela's passing. The broadsheets, did not give the story the lead, which traditionally is the right column, but did give greater space to covering his passing than they gave their lead story.
Music is the sound of the forest. A man is there. His ears get to hear it. Head hunched over like a saddened soul. In the woods he goes for a stroll.
A bridge presents itself. A broken shelf. He rises onto the rail. A dive.
His splash makes a scene. Breaking the serene. Repeat. Repeat.
Our culture is art on repetition. When the repeating stops, we face regression.
Three white-shirted men. They walk ahead. Until time stops dead. Then they regress.
We can only flow forward on the temporal dimension. Anything else is exaggeration. Or at least, until science can prove the fluctuation. Otherwise, stick to your imagination.
Every weekday we bring you Live at Five in Five, a series that highlights the most noteworthy events of the day in our fair City in five paragraphs, sentences, words, or letters.
An old top cop returns to his post.