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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: April 24, 2017

April 24th is Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day * International Sauvignon Blanc Day Library of Congress Day * Pigs in a Blanket Day World Meningitis Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Hatshepsut, John Adams and Barbra Streisand, click

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TCS: ‘I knew him tyrannous’ – Will Shakespeare on TYRANNY – Part Three

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: April 23, 2017

April 23rd is UN English Language Day * Impossible Astronaut Day (Dr. Who) * National Lost Dog Awareness Day Movie Theater Day Talk Like Shakespeare Day World Book and Copyright Day * World Book Night * Volunteer Recognition Day * … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 22, 2017

April 22nd is Earth Day * NASA’s Earth Day Global Selfie * Chemists Celebrate Earth Day * Girl Scout Leaders Day Jelly Bean Day ‘In God We Trust Day’ Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Immanuel Kant, Germaine de Staël and Yehudi Menuhin, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 21, 2017

April 21st is Bulldogs are Beautiful Day Kindergarten Day * Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day National Day of Silence * National Donate Life Day * National Yellow Bat Day * John Muir Day * World Creativity and Innovation Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Henry … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: BUTTERFLY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m sure you’ve been longing to know how I choose my subjects each week. It’s different every time, but this week will give you an idea. At the beginning of April, I printed out a list of poets … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 20, 2017

April 20th is UN Chinese Language Day * International Cli-Fi Day * Cheddar Fries Day Kickball Day * National High Five Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Johann Agricola, Billie Holiday and Jin Xiang, click

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