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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: September 13, 2020

September 13th is International Chocolate Day National Peanut Day Day of the Programmer * Roald Dahl Day * Uncle Sam Day * Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day _______________________________________ MORE! Lucy Brooks, Roald Dahl and Beverley Ditsie, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 12, 2020

September 12th is Chocolate Milkshake Day Day of Encouragement * Video Games Day International Police Woman Day * U.N. Day for South-South Cooperation * _______________________________________ MORE! Han Suyin, Leonard Peltier and Mae Jemison, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 11, 2020

September 11th is National Day of Service and Remembrance * Hot Cross Bun Day Libraries Remember Day * Make Your Bed Day No News is Good News Day U.S. 911 Emergency Number Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Joanna Baillie, O. Henry and … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: LIGHT

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD According to my mother, my first word after “mama” and “dada” was “light.” Well, actually, it was “ight” but I was pointing at a lighted lamp, so she knew what I meant. It’s turned out to … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 10, 2020

September 10th is National Hot Dog Day Swap Ideas Day TV Dinner Day * World Suicide Prevention Day * _____________________________________ MORE! Marie Laveau, Akio Yashiro and Misty Copeland, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 9, 2020

September 9th is “I Love Food” Day Teddy Bear Day Wiener Schnitzel Day Wonderful Weirdos Day * Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day _____________________________________ MORE! Gertrude Stein, Gerard Sekoto and Sonia Sanchez, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2020

September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day Ampersand Day * Pardon Day * Date-Nut Bread Day U.N. International Literacy Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Edna Adan Ismail, Jack Prelutsky and Ruby Bridges, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 7, 2020

September 7th is Acorn Squash Day Buy a Book Day * Grandma Moses Day * Salami Day * Superhuman Day * Neither Rain Nor Snow Day * ________________________________ MORE! Edith Sitwell, Desmond Tutu and Grandma Moses, click

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TCS: With Lifted Hearts Singing – Poems for Labor Day

. 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 burninga hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 6, 2020

September 6th is National Read a Book Day Circumnavigation Day * Coffee Ice Cream Day Louisa Ann Swain Day * __________________________________ MORE! Zelia Nuttall, Peter Marsden and Rosie Perez, click

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