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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 23, 2018

February 23rd is Banana Bread Day Diesel Engine Day * Dog Biscuit Day Curling is Cool Day Digital Learning Day * ____________________________________________ MORE! Louis Stokes, Haki Madhubuti and Constance Baker Motley, click

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Word Cloud: TRANSFORMATION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What’s in a name? Names are a symbol for who we are, but sometimes a birth name can feel like a once-warm coat we’ve outgrown: a little shabby, and tight in all the wrong places. So … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 22, 2018

February 22nd is Cook a Sweet Potato Day National Margarita Day Walking the Dog Day World Thinking Day * George Washington’s Birthday ____________________________________________ MORE! Frazier Baker, Willa Chapell and Frank Peterson click

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ON THIS DAY: February 21, 2018

February 21st is Sticky Bun Day International Mother Language Day * ____________________________________________ MORE! Claudia C. Jones, Nina Simone and Barbara Jordan, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 20, 2018

February 20th is Cherry Pie Day Handcuff Day * Love Your Pet Day World Day for Social Justice * ____________________________________________ MORE! Jimmy Yancey, Sidney Poitier and Nancy Wilson, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 19, 2018

February 19th is Presidents’ Day * Chocolate Mint Day Iwo Jima Day * ____________________________________________ MORE! Lugenia B. Hope, W.E.B Du Bois and the Tuskegee Airmen, click

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TCS: Spaghetti Westerns – Danish Style?

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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