blogging, writing

Awesome Japanese Literature Post

Time to recognize the post of the week! The ¡Olé¡ Medallion goes to Diana at Thoughts on Papyrus. Diana’s excellent, informative post is organized in such a way to make Japanese Literature accessible to Western audiences who may have little background in Eastern writings. That’s me to a T. Her post “Japanese Literature Recommendations for […]

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blogging, writing

Celebrating My 300th Post!

This milestone is 30 months in the making! In the last nine months I’ve blogged every three days. That is a good rhythm for me. To celebrate I’ve written a silly poem about Fake Flamenco. Fake Flamenco Free as a worda squeaky cheese curdSpanish sound for vowelsflamingo pink fowlsDancin’ flamencoyes don’t you say noclap with […]

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blogging, writing

Great Poem I Read this Weekend

The second ¡Olé! award goes to….drum roll please…. Mango Musings for “Deep Flight”. Click on the poem name to see the post. I like how the poem builds, using creative imagery to give the words power and substance. My favorite line is, “Heed tales told by your soles,” which makes us think of “souls” as […]

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blogging, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Your Post Merits An Olé!

The ¡Olé! A standing ovation for an excellent post.¡Olé¡ is the encouragement audiences give Flamenco dancers in Spain.Blogging content that merits such fanfare has outstanding writing, art and photos. They are posts that uplift and educate us; poems and art that nurture the spirit. How to participate: When you receive an ¡Olé! you may post […]

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blogging, writing

Great Post, You Deserve an Olé!

Every week I find a post that makes me hear castanets and palmadas clapping, Could be a breathtaking photo, a haunting poem, a hilarious story, or a book review that makes me want to contact the library immediately to put it on hold. When I read the article or see the art, I want to […]

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