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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: February 26, 2017

February 26th is Tell a Fairytale Day Levi Strauss Day * Pistachio Day 58th Daytona 500 89th Academy Awards ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Christopher Marlowe, Sharyn McCrumb and Alanis Morissette, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 25, 2017

February 25th is Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day Clam Chowder Day Sword Swallowers Day Open That Bottle Night * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Elizabeth I, Samuel Colt and Corazon Aquino, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 24, 2017

February 24th is Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Tortilla Chip Day World Bartender Day Forget Me Not Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Winslow Homer, Ettie Annie Rout and George Harrison, click

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Word Cloud: PROFANITY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Please take this week’s title as a warning. If you find profanity offensive, this installment of Word Cloud is one you may want to skip. An article I skimmed for this week’s post was called Poets Nobody Reads, which … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 23, 2017

February 23rd is Banana Bread Day Diesel Engine Day * Digital Learning Day * Dog Biscuit Day Chili Day Curling is Cool Day Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE!  Samuel Pepys, Ruth Rowland Nichols and Carlos Santana, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 22, 2017

February 22nd is Orphan’s Fund Pink Shirt Day * George Washington’s Birthday Cook a Sweet Potato Day Walking the Dog Day World Thinking Day * Inconvenience Yourself Day * National Margarita Day ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Oscar Wilde, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Luis … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 21, 2017

February 21st is Sticky Bun Day International Mother Language Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Andrés Segovia, Barbara Jordan and Malcolm X, click

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