Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s poem Casey at the Bat by Kaye Spencer #poetry #firestarpress #baseball

For my June article on the Fire Star Press, I’ve continued with the poetry theme that I began in May with My Papa’s Waltz (HERE)

Theodore Roethke’s ‘My Papa’s Waltz’ – not over-analyzed – by Kaye Spencer #poetry #firestarpress #poems

My article for May on the Fire Star Press blog is about my favorite poem. Below is the entire article as posted there.   American

Wash Your Hands, Roger – Lava Soap – by Kaye Spencer #classictv #vintagecommercials #handwashing #firestarpress

In my article on the Fire Star Press blog for last Monday, March 23rd, I took a brief look at the history of Lava soap.

Bildungsroman (and a favor from readers) by Kaye Spencer #firestarpress #comingofage

My February article on the Fire Star Press blog explains the origin, meaning, and usage of the word Bildungsroman (pronounced: bill-doongz-roh-man). Bildungsroman is a literary

Sing Along with Mitch by Kaye Spencer #firestarpress #vintagetelevision #classictv

Stop by the Fire Star Press blog HERE to read my short article about the vintage television program Sing Along with Mitch. This show was

41 years ago April 22 – The Blues Brothers debuted on SNL by Kaye Spencer #prairierosepubs #BluesBrothers #SNL

Forty one years ago… April 22-1978 – The soon-to-become legendary band the Blues Brothers debuted on Saturday Night Live. The frontmen for the Blues Brothers,

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