Today, is the eighty-seventh anniversary for The New Yorker publishing UNWRITTEN, a mini essay by E.B. White. I've posted a copy of it atop this blog entry, and it is a piece of writing that you may recognize from prior entries here on Blogger, as I have referred to this in a few posts; but never on the anniversary of the publication.
If you follow any of my cyber-venues, then you probably have realized that E.B. White's writings are something I truly appreciate. This essay speaks to me in terms of my unwillingness to write about things "that stand out clear as pictures in (my) head."
For me, some of those pictures in my head are the actions of an American robin visiting my rooftop garden who looked as if he was doing the hokey-pokey (as evidenced in the photos below).
And I even researched the hokey-pokey where I discovered the following image (on Mental Floss);
which accompanies a number of interesting facts regarding the origins of the Hokey-Pokey. (Please check out the aforementioned link if you are interested.) Also in my research for information related to the Hokey-Pokey, I found a number of videos on You Tube including the one posted below.
But even though I saw another American robin in Central Park, who looked to be doing the hokey- pokey (as evidenced in the next picture),