Author Archives: merseamersea

About merseamersea

setter of cryptic crosswords, designer of jewelry, paper and card maker, editor, quilter, embroiderer, cook, avid mystery reader and occasional writer. Find me on Facebook as Maggie-beth Rees Rasor.

My short story has been published!

My short story has been published! I must admit, it’s exciting. Thank you, Lorie! http://kingsriverlife.com/category/kings-river-reviewers/terrific-tales/ Advertisements

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Downsizing – the Movie

Was looking forward to watching my screener of “Downsizing”, which we did tonight. Anyone who knows Hollywood history will immediately understand my upcoming reference to one and two “reelers” – also known as “shorts”. Forgive me for preaching to the … Continue reading

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Bread and Circuses

In light of the deeds being “promised” – or, in my opinion, threatened – by the administration currently in power, consider, if you have a moment, the observations of a Spanish poet who died in 1936, at the age of … Continue reading

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There’s a new “beat” poet in town.

Finally – a new poet explodes upon the literary scene. Her name is Lucy, and she’s a puppy. She has taken pencil in paw and written her first opus. Enjoy. “Dey say a cutie pi izz what I am. I … Continue reading

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Why don’t I care? What’s wrong with me?

My husband has just been reading to me a FB post. Apparently, Melania Trump had lunch. And for some reason, this is important. Well, of course, lunch is important. Breakfast, I hear, is MORE important, but I won’t make an … Continue reading

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A Poem for Toot

Our wonderful friend (and author) Kate Thornton wrote this poem to commemorate the passing of our sweet little girl. It is a tribute not only to Toot, but to every beloved pet anyone has ever loved and lost, so I … Continue reading

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Godspeed, darling little Toot

Our adored precious angel sweetheart Toot left us tonight. Quietly, peacefully, unexpectedly. No trouble – just sorrow. From the day we got her – April 3, 2008 (she was 5), until tonight, she never gave us anything but joy and … Continue reading

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