Monthly Archives: July 2015

NOTICE: Policy Change

To this point, all authors have been required to use their real names in their byline. Going forward and as we add regular feature writers, they will have the same option as Guest Bloggers to use either their real name … Continue reading

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By Nona Blyth Cloud The word “Poetry” covers a lot of ground, everything from the brief illumination of a Japanese Haiku to a great Norse Saga passed down through the generations by repetition of the words in chant or song. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

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NOTICE: FFS Welcomes a New Author

FFS is pleased to announce the addition of a new weekly feature author to our roster. Nona Blyth Cloud will be writing “Word Cloud”, appearing every Friday. In it she will cover topics ranging from Poetry, Theater, and Books to … Continue reading

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NOTICE: Changes at FFS

There have been some obvious and some not so obvious changes going on here at FFS. First, we’ll address the rumor mill. Second, we’ll address what to expect in the future.

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Songs for Saturday: Turlough O’Carolan, The Blind Irish Harpist

By: Chuck Stanley Some three hundred years ago, if you had the pleasure of meeting him, he would have toldyou his name was Toirdhealbhach Ó Cearbhalláin.  There is only one known authentic picture of O’Carolan. Obviously, this is a painting, … Continue reading

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NOTICE: Trolls

It appears the Troll Patrol has returned to spam our feeds. Since they rotate IPs and email, we cannot catch them all. Nonetheless, we are updating our blacklist as needed and – although not entirely in our control – we … Continue reading

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