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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: December 7, 2019

December 7th is Bakelite Day * International Civil Aviation Day * National Cotton Candy Day Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Akiko Yosano, Noam Chomsky and Melba Beals,  click

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ON THIS DAY: December 6, 2019

December 6th is Microwave Oven Day * National Miners’ Day * Mitten Tree Day * National Gazpacho Day Pawnbroker’s Day _______________________________________ MORE!  Ève Curie, Dave Brubeck and Mall Nukke, click

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Word Cloud: Wintertide

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The first week of December – three weeks before the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, or the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. In many northern places, winter has already arrived: the summer birds left … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 5, 2019

December 5th is Comfort Food Day Repeal of Prohibition Day * Sacher-Torte Day * World Soil Day * International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development _______________________________________ MORE! Mozart, Joan Didion and Eddie the Eagle, click

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ON THIS DAY: December 4, 2019

December 4th is Cab Franc Grape Day National Cookie Day * National Sock Day Wear Brown Shoes Day World Wildlife Conservation Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Juliette Récamier, Crazy Horse and Joan Brady, click

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ON THIS DAY: December 3, 2019

December 3rd is Himalia Day * Peppermint Latte Day Roof over Your Head Day International Day for Persons with Disabilities * _______________________________________ MORE! Octavia Hill, Muntu Myesa and Marie Ouedraogo, click

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ON THIS DAY: December 2, 2019

December 2nd is National Fritters Day National Mutt Day II * Safety Razor Day Special Education Day * International Day for the Abolition of Slavery * _______________________________________ MORE! Maria Callas, David Macaulay and Benazir Bhutto, click

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