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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: May 23, 2017

May 23rd is National Taffy Day * Lucky Penny Day * World Turtle Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Carolus Linnaeus , Margaret Fuller and Robert Moog, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 22, 2017

May 22nd is Accounting Day * National Maritime Day * Sherlock Holmes Day * US Colored Troops Day * Vanilla Pudding Day World Goth Day * International Day for Biological Diversity * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Casatt and Arthur … Continue reading

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TCS: Musings and Music for Monday

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: May 21, 2017

May 21st is American Red Cross Founder’s Day * National Memo Day Strawberries and Cream Day National Waitstaff Day Take Your Parent(s) to the Playground Day * World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Mary Anning, Glenn Curtiss … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 20, 2017

May 20th is Armed Forces Day * Eliza Doolittle Day * Morel Mushroom Day * Weights & Measures Day * Pick Strawberries Day Learn to Swim Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Dolley Madison, Henri Rousseau and Marvin Gaye, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 19, 2017

May 19th is Bike to Work Day * Devil’s Food Cake Day Endangered Species Day * Hepatitis Testing Day O. Henry Pun-off Day * Pizza Party Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Charles Sumner, Nellie Melba and O. Henry, click

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Word Cloud: Maytime

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Welcome to the third week of the darling bards of May (with apologies to Shakespeare). As you might expect, most of the poets are English and American, but we do have one of the most famous Italian poets, … Continue reading

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