Whittled Words – Strambotto Poem

Originally posted on commonsensiblyspeaking:
? ? Welcome to the weekly series, Whittled Words. A series highlighting the innumerable types and styles of poetry to challenge any creative wordsmith. This week’s selection: STRAMBOTTO POEM Some of these forms are older than others, and the strambotto traces back to the 13th century. This Italian form known as…


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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate remained in a stalemate on Friday on how to proceed with the political trial of President Donald Trump, while chamber leaders discussed whether White House assistants will be called as witnesses and if The top Democrat appealed to a handful of Republicans who could help break the dead end.… viaContinue reading “The United States Senate is in neutral on how to proceed with Trump’s impeachment trial — Archynetys”

Golden Globes: Security Plans Unchanged Despite Middle East War Fears — Variety

This year’s Golden Globes Awards takes place just three days after the United States air strike in Iraq that killed Gen. Qassem Suleimani, Iran’s top military leader. The move escalated tensions in the Middle East and led to the promise of retaliation by Iran, but for now there’s no credible threat to the L.A. region,… viaContinue reading “Golden Globes: Security Plans Unchanged Despite Middle East War Fears — Variety”

Mississippi Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker — cookingwithauntjuju.com

Beef pot roasts are a favorite winter dish and it’s nice to have a variety and even better when I can cook it in a slow cooker. My favorite is Guiness Beef Stew with lots of potatoes, carrots, onions and a wonderful sauce. A sister highly recommended this version of Mississippi Pot Roast (she has […]Continue reading “Mississippi Pot Roast in the Slow Cooker — cookingwithauntjuju.com”

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