Masquerading Normality


Masquerading Normality By Cathleen Elise Rossiter Last night I went to see a movie. During the pre-previews (do not get me started), there was a commercial (again, do not get me started) for the Mini Cooper. Mini’s tagline stated, “Normal can never be amazing”, going further to ask, “Why would anyone want to be normal?”…

I Am Grateful for the Rain


I Am Grateful for the Rain By Cathleen Elise Rossiter The other day a dear friend of mine from Monaco sent me a Petite Anthologie de la Poesie Francaise. As it happens, I fell in love with the first poem to which I opened (the translation is my own, so be kind to a novice). Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur Par Paul Verlaine Il pleure dans mon coeur Comme il pleut sur la ville; Quelle est cette langueur Qui penetre mon cœur ? O bruit doux…