The Wall Street Journal – April 17, 2014

News of the mini’s return is likely to be met with cheers to some corners and groans and others. The young and leggy – and their admirers – often view the look favorably. Others prefer more coverage.

Fashion segmentation pegs,
Those gals who long to show their legs.


The Wall Sreet Journal – April 14, 2014

It’s been a long winter of eating soup and crackers over keyboards and rubbing phone screens on dirty corduroys. But cleaning gadgets isn’t about breaking out the Windex or other under-sink supplies

If smeary or greasy where you tap,
Why not a smartphone clean-screen APP?


The Wall Street Journal – April 15, 2014

Every day memory lapses hit any age…Losing things is irritating yet we are a forgetful people.The average person misplaces up to nine items today, and one third of respondents to a poll say they spend an average of 15 minutes each day searching for items.

“Brain Freeze “happens all the time,
(I just forgot a funny rhyme.)


Yahoo News – April, 13, 2014

The hunt is on today for a black bear who mauled a woman at her home in an upscale central Florida neighborhood…People who are attacked by black bears are encouraged to stand their ground and not back away or play dead.

This takes courage, determination, pluck,
(But mostly preternatural luck.)


NPR- April 9, 2014

On a nature hike along Germany’s Baltic Coast in 1913, 20-year-old Richard Platz scrawled a note on a postcard, shoved it into a brown beer bottle, corked it and tossed it into the sea. Where it traveled, no one knows for sure, but it was pulled out of the Baltic Sea by a fisherman last month not far from where Platz first pitched it.It’s thought to be the world’s oldest message in a bottle.

YOUR Tweet in a bottle, tossed in the sea,
Read a hundred years hence, what would it it be?