Monthly Archives: August 2020

ON THIS DAY: August 31, 2020

August 31st is African Traditional Medicine Day * National Eat Outside Day National Trail Mix Day We Love Memoirs Day * Love Litigating Lawyers Day * International Overdose Awareness Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Amrita Pritam, Leonard Harmon and Yumiko Ōshima, … Continue reading

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TCS: SMOKE – All That Life Unseen / Under a Bare Sky

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

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ON THIS DAY: August 30, 2020

August 30th is International Whale Shark Day * Frankenstein Day * Grief Awareness Day * Slinky Day * Toasted Marshmallow Day U.N. International Day of the Disappeared * _________________________________ MORE! Anita Garibaldi, John Gunther and Luisa Moreno, click

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Occasionally, a poem by artist Florine Stettheimer

Today is Florine Stettheimer’s day of birth. Florine Stettheimer (1871–1944), American modernist painter, designer and poet; credited as the artist who painted the first feminist nude self-portrait; in the 1930s, she hosted a salon with her sisters that attracted members … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 29, 2020

August 29th is International Day Against Nuclear Tests * According to Hoyle Day * Chop Suey Day Individual Rights Day * More Herbs, Less Salt Day _________________________________ MORE! Elisabeth Irwin, Ishi and Jehan Sadat, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 28, 2020

August 28th is Radio Commercials Day * Cherry Turnover Day National Bow Tie Day Red Wine Day Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day _________________________________ MORE! Evadne Price, James Wong Howe and Rita Dove, click

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Word Cloud: ALCHEMIST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There’s a wide spectrum of relationships between poets and readers. Some poets write with a searing clarity, and some write as if daring you to make any sense of their poems. Some write poems so personal … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 27, 2020

August 27th is Banana Lovers Day Just Because Day National Pots de Creme Day The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Mary Anderson, Man Ray and Rosalie Wahl, click

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A Poem for National Dog Day

Since today is National Dog Day, here’sa tribute to that All-American Dog, the Mutt. _________________________________________ To read David Baker’s poem, Mongrel Heart, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 26, 2020

August 26th is U.S. Women’s Equality Day * Cherry Popsicle Day National Toilet Paper Day National Dog Day * ________________________________ MORE! Nikky Finney, Betty Friedan and Bella Abzug, click

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