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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: April 19, 2019

April 19th is Dutch-American Friendship Day * Bicycle Day * Rice Ball Day John Parker Day * National Garlic Day Hanging Out Day * Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Sarah Bagley, Eliot Ness and Rawya Ateya, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 18, 2019

April 18th is Piñata Day * Animal Crackers Day World Heritage Day * National Columnists’ Day * World Amateur Radio Day * Lineman Appreciation Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Thomas Middleton, Jessie Street and Ernie Pyle, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 17, 2019

April 17th is Chaucer Day * Cheeseball Day * Ellis Island Family History Day * World Hemophilia Day * International Haiku Poetry Day * International Bat Appreciation Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Geoffrey Chaucer, Regina Ghazaryan and Issa, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 16, 2019

April 16th is Eggs Benedict Day National Bean Counter Day National Orchid Day * Save The Elephant Day * World Voice Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Mary Alexander,  José de Diego and Tracy K. Smith, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 15, 2019

April 15th is Glazed Ham Day Jackie Robinson Day * Rubber Eraser Day * World Art Day * U.S. Income Tax Day Universal Day of Culture _________________________________________ MORE! Bliss Carman, Bessie Smith and Suresh Bhat, click

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TCS: Death, Taxes and Poetry

. .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 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 14, 2019

April 14th is Look Up at the Sky Day National Pecan Day National Dolphin Day Pan American Day * International Moment of Laughter Day * ____________________________________ MORE! Maggie Laubser, Arnold Toynbee and Sue Hill, click

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