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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: August 20, 2017

August 20th is National Honey Bee Day * Chocolate Pecan Pie Day National Lemonade Day * National Radio Day International Homeless Animals Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Bernardo O’Higgins, Connie Chung and Akira Kurosawa, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 19, 2017

August 19th is Coco Chanel Day * National Aviation Day * International Orangutan Day Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day World Honey Bee Day World Humanitarian Day * World Photography Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! John Flamsteed, Coco Chanel and Gene Roddenberry, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 18, 2017

August 18th is Bad Poetry Day Ice Cream Pie Day Fajita Day * Mail Order Catalog Day * Pinot Noir Day Serendipity Day * _______________________________________________________________ MORE! Antonio Salieri, Rosalynn Carter and Vladimir Nabokov, 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 17, 2017

August 17th is Black Cat Appreciation Day * National I Love My Feet Day * National Non-Profit Day * new! National Thrift Shop Day Vanilla Custard Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Luigi Boccherini, Hazel Bishop and V.S. Naipaul, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 16, 2017

August 16th is National Airborne Day * National Bratwurst Day National Rum Day Roller Coaster Day * Tell a Joke Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Auguste Rodin, Georgette Heyer and Spike Lee, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 15, 2017

August 15th is Chauvin Day * Check (Your Pet’s) Chip Day * National Relaxation Day * Lemon Meringue Pie Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Kublai Khan, Julia Child and John Cranko, click

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