Monthly Archives: February 2019

ON THIS DAY: February 16, 2019

February 16th is Do a Grouch a Favor Day Kyoto Protocol Day * National Almond Day National Innovation Day _______________________________________ MORE! Isaiah Mays, Bessie Smith and Otis Blackwell, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 15, 2019

February 15th is International Angelman Day * Gumdrop & Chewing Gum Day Remember the Maine! Day * Singles Awareness Day * Susan B. Anthony Day * _______________________________________ MORE!  Sarah Roberts, Lewis Hayden, and Angella Ferguson, click

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Word Cloud: EMPATHY (Black History Month Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’ve read a lot of statements by writers about writing, and they are all true, but many of them are only true for that one writer and their particular ‘process.’ I like this comment by Nikki Giovanni (1943 – … Continue reading

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Two Poems for Valentine’s Day 2019

William Shakespeare has been a very important part of my life, especially my married life. My husband proposed on April 23, Shakespeare’s birthday, and we were married a year later on April 23. We decided, instead of the traditional vows, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 14, 2019

February 14th is Valentine’s Day National Donor Day * Ferris Wheel Day California Oranges Day * Pet Theft Awareness Day * Cream-Filled Chocolates Day International Book Giving Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Richard Allen, Charlotta Spears Bass and Aretha Franklin, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 13, 2019

February 13th is Galentine’s Day * Italian Food Day International Condom Day * Tortellini Day World Radio Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Absalom Jones, Malcolm X and Rita Dove, click

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What the UN Red Hand Day is All About

There were all kinds of stories told about the war that made it sound as if it was happening in a faraway and different land. It wasn’t until refugees started passing through our town that we began to see that … Continue reading

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