Monthly Archives: May 2019

Word Cloud: MAYTIME (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Welcome to the third installment of the darling bards of May (with apologies to Shakespeare). As you might expect, most of the poets are English and American, but we do have one of the most famous Italian poets, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 23, 2019

May 23rd is National Lucky Penny Day World Turtle Day * National Taffy Day * UN International Day to End Obstetric Fistula * _______________________________________ MORE! Margaret Fuller, Joe Slovo and Cora Sadosky, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 22, 2019

May 22nd is U.S. National Maritime Day * Sherlock Holmes Day * U.S. Colored Troops Day * Vanilla Pudding Day World Goth Day * Buy a Musical Instrument Day International Day for Biological Diversity * ______________________________________ MORE! Amalia Lindegren, Hergé … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 21, 2019

May 21st is American Red Cross Founder’s Day * National Memo Day National Waitstaff Day Strawberries and Cream Day World Day for Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development * ______________________________________ MORE! Mary Anning, Fats Waller and Vicki Ruiz, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 20, 2019

May 20th is Eliza Doolittle Day * National Rescue Dog Day Pick Strawberries Day World Weights & Measures Day * World Bee Day * World Autoimmune Arthritis Day ______________________________________ MORE! Anton Janša, Cher and Alex Salmon, click

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TCS: The Bee-Loud Glade – poems for World Bee Day

. . 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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 19, 2019

May 19th is May Ray Day Devil’s Food Cake Day Hepatitis Testing Day National Scooter Day Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ______________________________________ MORE! Nellie Melba, Ho Chi Minh and Ruth Ella Moore, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 18, 2019

May 18th is Cheese Soufflé Day No Dirty Dishes Day International Museum Day * National Visit Your Relatives Day World HIV Vaccine Awareness Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Gertrude Käsebier, Frank Capra and Irene Hunt, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 17, 2019

May 17th is Cherry Cobbler Day World Hypertension Day * National Walnut Day * Same Sex Marriage Day * World Neurofibromatosis Day * World Telecommunications and Information Society Day * International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia * ______________________________________ MORE! … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MAYBLOOMS (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD This is the second in our series of May poets — and it’s almost ‘Too Many Poets”  — seventeen poets. There are probably even more, but these have either published in English, or had their poems translated into … Continue reading

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