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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: April 1, 2020

April 1st is April Fools/All Fools Day Atheist Day * Edible Book Day * Fossil Fools Day * Sourdough Bread Day National Poetry Month * ALA Reading is Funny Day * US Air Force Academy Day * International Tatting (lace-making) … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 31, 2020

March 31st is Bunsen Burner Day * Cesar Chavez Day * Crayola Crayon Day * Eiffel Tower Day * World Backup Day Equal Pay Day 2020 * International Hug A Medievalist Day * International Transgender Day of Visibility * _______________________________________ … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 30, 2020

March 30th is ‘I Am in Control’ Day * National Doctor’s Day * National Pencil Day * Virtual Vacation Day _______________________________________ MORE! Naomi Sims, Shahka Sherkat and Zuzana Caputova, click

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TCS: Adventures in Hunter-Gathering in the Electronic Age

. . Good Morning!      __________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 29, 2020

March 29th is Lemon Chiffon Cake Day Mom & Pop Business Owner’s Day Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day * Smoke and Mirrors Day Vietnam War Veterans Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Pearl Bailey, Astrud Gilberto and Lara Logan, click

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A Poem for Weed Appreciation Day

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was born in Maine, graduated from Vassar College in 1917, and became a well-known poet and playwright, with a strong feminist style. She was the third woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, in 1923, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: March 28, 2020

March 28th is Barnum & Bailey Day * Black Forest Cake Day National Triglycerides Day * Something on a Stick Day Weed Appreciation Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Clara Lemlich, Laura Chinchilla and Iris Chang, click

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