Monthly Archives: June 2017

ON THIS DAY: June 30, 2017

June 30th is: Mai Tai Day Meteor Watch Day * Social Media Day * California Avocado Day * Leap Second Time Adjustment Day National Handshake Day National Organization for Women Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Joseph Hooker, Assia Djebar and Esa-Pekka Salonen, click

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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 29, 2017

June 29th is: Almond Buttercrunch Day Handshake Day International Mud Day * National Camera Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! George E. Hale, Kazue Togasaki and Mikhail Baryshnikov, click

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#TrumpRussia … Agent Orange whines about his lies hoping you won’t notice Kaspersky’s problems

  By ann summers a full page of the Sunday NY Times was devoted to Trump’s lies Trump is beginning to get touchy about the tabulation of verifiable lies … as the history of other network shenanigans occurs online and … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 28, 2017

June 28th is: Paul Bunyan Day Tapioca Day Parchment Cooking Day International Body Piercing Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Adolphe Sax, Gilda Radner and Nelson Mandela, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 27, 2017

June 27th is Industrial Workers of the World Day * National Orange Blossom Day National Sunglasses Day * National HIV Testing Day * National PTSD Awareness Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Alexis Bouvard, Emma Goldman and Joshua Slocum, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 26, 2017

June 26th is Beautician’s Day National Canoe Day Chocolate Pudding Day Same Sex Marriage Day * International Day in Support of Victims of Torture * International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Tiberius, Shirley Jackson and The … Continue reading

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Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Day 31 of Trump’s war against ISIS … Twenty-Twenty … Fore!

By ann summers Trump surviving Kremlingate until 2020 remains a possibility, even as he obstructs justice, lies, and demonstrates either incompetence or malevolence. And then there’s all that golfing against ISIS. If he sacrifices enough underlings (and the American Experiment … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 25, 2017

June 25th is National Catfish Day Color TV Day Global Beatles Day International Day of the Seafarer Please Take My Children to Work Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Antonio Gaudi, Sonia Sotomayor and Ho Chi Minh, click

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