The Bumbastories’ Semi-Annual August Magazine

Happy August. Happy eighth month of the year! The month August got its name from the Roman emperor Augustus, who named the month after himself in order to celebrate, er, himself. August means admirable, and reverential, and implies all things good, which is why Augustus, nee Octavius (which already meant the eight man), re-named himself Augustus in the first place. Ol’ Augustus thought Augustus sounded … Continue reading The Bumbastories’ Semi-Annual August Magazine

Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, Special Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Welcome to June, the sixth month. Spring is here, pandemic or not. And, as they say, summer is hard on spring’s heels. So, I certainly hope that summer is watching her step! I sincerely hope everyone is watching their step. Because these are strange days, my friend. Nevertheless and all the same, June is the sixth month, and Bumbastories is again obliged to celebrate the … Continue reading Bumbastories Semi-Annual June Magazine, Special Tri-Centennial Re-Post

Talking Five: The Bumbastories Penta-Centennial May Magazine

The Bumbastories Semi-Quaternary May Magazine Welcome to the merry month of May! Irregardless of the pandemic, Spring has arrived. As a rule, people like Spring, and especially they like the month of May. May is a lovely name, as are April and June for that matter. Spring months all. It’s curious too that they’re all feminine names. It’s a credit to the season of Spring … Continue reading Talking Five: The Bumbastories Penta-Centennial May Magazine

Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

Happy March! Happy Third Month of the Gregorian Calendar! And being it’s the third month, here’s a salute to the very fine and lovely number three (Watch out below. Here comes the math) Hurray for The Three! The Triad! The Triangle! The Holy Trinity! The Three Graces! Hey, there’s something about the three. It seems that everybody loves the three. Three is the charm. OK. … Continue reading Tri-Centennial March Mathness Magazine

Tri-Annual February Magazine

Bumbastories proudly (not) presents the official commemorative (re) issue of the February Magazine, a second salute to the second month, a hats off to the number two, and, while we’re at it, we threw in a song. Firstly – or should it be secondly? a salute to the number two! It Takes Two to Tango The Bumbastories March Through the Numbers continues. That’s right, we’re going to cover … Continue reading Tri-Annual February Magazine

The January Magazine, Tri-Anthropocene Édition

Happy New Year! Happy 2020! May the New Year bring us all good health and good tidings. Maybe this year we can get to witness a healthy impeachment trial in the Senate That would be nice. To see the Congress function properly. That would be nice. People on the streets demanding regime change. That would be nice. A restoration of the democratic process. That would … Continue reading The January Magazine, Tri-Anthropocene Édition

December Magazine

Contents: TWO POEMS, A SALUTE TO DECEMBER AND TO THE NUMBER TWELVE, plus some Duogesimal Meanderings   A SCIENCE POEM E=mc2 Nothing is faster than light I conceptualized the race (It was a thought experiment) And, well, Nothing won… ******************************      A CHILD’S POEM Fat and Skinny had a race All around the pillow case Fat fell down and broke his face Skinny won the … Continue reading December Magazine

Hey it’s the Tri-Centennial November Magazine

OK. Let’s start this November Magazine with some easy listening. It’s the song Easy Chair or Down in the Easy Chair by Bob Dylan. It was recorded first by the Byrds back in the 70’s. Dylan himself had recorded the song on his unreleased- it was leaked out as an underground record several years later – Basement Tapes with The Band album. Hoagie Carmichael wrote his … Continue reading Hey it’s the Tri-Centennial November Magazine

The Tenth Bi-Quaternary October Magazine (featuring Commemorative Salute to the Number Ten)

Welcome to October, the tenth month, the beautiful Autumn month in our beautiful northern hemisphere, and likewise the beautiful Spring month in the Southern  Hemisphere -where I heard everybody walks around upside down. I suppose they get used to it after a bit. Once again, just like our situation in August, we again have a month named after that Octavius/Augustus guy! It doesn”t seem fair … Continue reading The Tenth Bi-Quaternary October Magazine (featuring Commemorative Salute to the Number Ten)

The Bumbastories’ August Magazine, or is it Something I Eight?

Happy August. Happy eighth month of the year! The month August got its name from the Roman emperor Augustus, who named the month after himself in order to celebrate, er, himself. August means admirable, and reverential, and implies all things good, which is why Augustus, nee Octavius (which already meant the eight man), re-named himself Augustus in the first place, or is it the second … Continue reading The Bumbastories’ August Magazine, or is it Something I Eight?