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About wordcloud9

Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 45 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 and a bewildered Border Collie.

ON THIS DAY: October 22, 2018

October 22nd is National Knee Day * National Nut Day National Color Day National Smart is Cool Day International Stuttering Awareness Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Franz Liszt, Doris Lessing and Deepak Chopra, click

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TCS: The Moon – Taimane Playing for Change

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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ON THIS DAY: October 21, 2018

October 21th is Apple Day * Babbling Day Back to the Future Day * Count Your Buttons Day Celebration of the Mind Day * Pumpkin Cheesecake Day Reptile Awareness Day _________________________________________ MORE! Alfred Nobel, Ursula K. Le Guin and Derek Bell, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 20, 2018

October 20th is American Rose Day Brandied Fruit Day International Sloth Day * Youth Confidence Day _________________________________________ MORE! Nellie McClung, Art Buchwald and Hilda Solis, click

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ON THIS DAY: October 19, 2018

October 19th is Evaluate Your Life Day Seafood Bisque Day LGBT Center Awareness Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Emma Bell Miles, Max Planck and Marguerite Perey, click

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Word Cloud: PHANTASM (revisited)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Autumn days slide into long nights of winter-dark –shadows shifting on the bedroom wall, soft footfalls pacing the hallway, or dried leaves scratching on a windowpane – all subtly take on an ominous quality. October is a month abounding with myths … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: October 18, 2018

October 18th is Alaska Day * Chocolate Cupcake Day No Beard Day Hard-Boiled Detective Day * Rocky Horror Picture Show Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Canaletto, Violeta Chamorro and Min Ko Naing, click

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