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About wordcloud9

Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 50 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband.

ON THIS DAY: January 18, 2020

January 18th is Gourmet Coffee Day Peking Duck Day Thesaurus Day * Winnie the Pooh Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Elena Arizmendi, Louis Mantin and Jacinda Ardern, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 17, 2020

January 17th is Cable Car Day * Kid Inventors’ Day * Hot Buttered Rum Day Popeye the Sailor Day * International Mentoring Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Betty White, Rangeya Raghaw and Eartha Kitt, click

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Word Cloud: WORKING-DAYS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In William Shakespeare’s play, Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice says in mock lament: I may sit in a corner and cry heigh-ho for a husband! When Don Pedro offers to get her one, she asks if … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 16, 2020

January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day * Civil Service Day * Hot and Spicy Food Day National Religious Freedom Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Kiku Amino, Buckminster Fuller and Jill Tarter, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 15, 2020

January 15th is Bagel Day National Hat Day * Strawberry Ice Cream Day Fresh-Squeezed Juice Day _______________________________________ MORE! Sylvia Lawler, Martin Luther King and Loretta Lynch, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 14, 2020

January 14th is International Kite Day Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day National Ratification Day * Organize Your Home Day _______________________________________ MORE! Berthe Morisot, Judas Mahlangu and Anchee Min, click

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ON THIS DAY: January 13, 2020

January 13th is Peach Melba Day Gluten-Free Day Rubber Ducky Day Sticker Day * Stephen Foster Memorial Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Ernestine Rose, Émile Zola and Melba Liston, click

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