But there is something missing from her life. Something major. Something she can... Read more of this blog post »
It's not all heartwarming moments around the Day Center, though this week had its share. Tension and conflict, held back with meditation, medication and protection orders, percolate just under the surface.
Colin came into the Day Center with a cast on his hand, boiling. He'd been jumped the night...Read more of this blog post »
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Here's the thing about being a teacher: You're the one left behind. I'm not talking about pay structure or professional status, I'm talking about being left behind by the students.
Each year teachers ready their classroom, prepare their strategies, devise fresh ways to enrich... Read more of this blog post »
In April, Terry and Judine are traveling to New Zealand and Australia.
First, they will be visiting the Season 2 set of “The Shannara Chronicles” in New Zealand. They are really looking forward to this. Not only will they be meeting the actors who will be bringing new characters to life but they...Read more of this blog post »
As I mulled over my short fiction, I found seven wildly different stories with one thing in common–a heroine totally unlike me. I’m the girl next door. I have no idea where these strange ladies came from.
In The Oniomancer (Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine), a Chinese-American punk...Read more of this blog post »
Петър Денчев (1986) е режисьор, който още в постановката си на „Медея” по Еврипид, Жан Ануи, Теодор Драйер и Йосиф Бродски (Драматичен театър „Сава Огнянов“, Русе, 2012), с изключителната Мариана Крумова в главната роля, направи силно впечатление и привлече вни...Read more of this blog post »
The Focused Tribe
The Himba people of northwestern Namibia are semi-nomadic sheep and cattle herders that have largely avoided contact with modern cultures. Their villages consist of wooden huts organized around a sacred fire that connects them to their ancestors. Their living spaces are devoid...Read more of this blog post »
Of late, one show that my daughter has got me hooked to, is Gossip Girl. It... Read more of this blog post »
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) March 25, 2017
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It can be tricky in this day and age explaining to some people exactly how they are misogynist, racist or any of the other ‘isms’ that we’re all proud not to be. In the good old days, misogyny was easy to call out – and still is sometimes today – because people would turn round and say ‘Don’t tr...Read more of this blog post »
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“We curse everything, for we are cursed, and we have no arms to shelter her and no lips to press to her hair and above all no words to tell her that we know loss and we know pain and if they were monsters we could fight we would have slain them in her name long ago like the heroes...
I’ve found a love in myself for the Bronte sisters.
I’m a bit interested in what was going on between Charlotte and Anne, that’s for sure.
Seriously, read their Wikipedia entries. They’...Read more of this blog post »
Really enjoyed seeing these Houston writers today @jamicrumpton1 @kingscottking http://dlvr.it/Nk8gTyRead more of this blog post »
We sit on the cusp of a transportation revolution, as companies race to be first to market with a working self-driving car. We’ve been tracking this technology for some time now, and like many have been intrigued by its promise to reduce (or even eliminate) traffic accidents, to help cities impro...Read more of this blog post »
Janet and I spent last week in Hawaii. After attending a conference in Honolulu, we opted to spend our free time not at a beach resort but rather on the small, sparsely developed island of Molokai. There, we hiked the Kalaupapa trail, a vertiginous descent that negotiates 26 switchbacks in three...Read more of this blog post »
1925 – John Logie Baird gave his first public demonstration of his ‘Silhouette Television’ at the Selfridges department store, Oxford Street, London. It was part of the store’s birthday celebration.
1979 – The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter, Columbia, was delivered to the John F. Ken...Read more of this blog post »
A RENOWN garden-making friend reminds me of a key lesson his mentor taught him: “There is no such thing as [read more…]
The post a diversity of marigolds and zinnias old and new, with marilyn barlow appeared first on A Way To Garden.
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Here’s a great post by Sherwood Smith at Book View Café: Worldbuilding: Curses and Cusses .
How many Sf or fantasy novels have you read, or shows have you watched, that toss you right out when the characters started cussing and the made-up words, or euphemisms, sound totally fake?
Some writers so...Read more of this blog post »
The positivity and exuberance coming through Zandra Cunningham's artisan, all-natural skincare bath and beauty products - Zandra Beauty - is infectious.
In fact for me, it was love at first at sight. I fell for Zandra and her mission to give girls great skin from head-to-toe, just from her br... Read more of this blog post »
"Upon A Hill" is an excerpt from our new musical experience, ‘Hang’. It features a performance by Sam, shot on 16mm film by the director Alessandra Lichtenfeld. The rest of the cast is made up of the circuit-bent nightmare babydoll creations of Yuliya Lanina.Experience 'Hang' live when our North... Read more of this blog post »
After so many years of waiting, waiting, waiting, it feels great that things are now moving along quickly for the movie. Something Like Summer recently had its North American debut at the Prince Theater in Philadelphia. I was there along with the director and many of the actors. You can read abou...Read more of this blog post »
“All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.”
–E. B. White
He wrote this to a reader of his masterpiece of children’s literature, Charlotte’s Web.
If you were to fill in the blank, “All that I ever hope to say is that I _____,” how would you answer?
Ah, C...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been busy getting some of my Samhain books back up on Amazon, and one of them is Hard Tail, my cycle-shop romance set near Southampton.
Here’s a little snippet featuring our hero, Tim, who’s staying in his brother’s house after the break up of his (Tim’s) marriage:
I wrapped a towel round my w...Read more of this blog post »
[image error] Stand-up standout: Kathy Griffin vows to 'rock Portsmouth'
Comedian Kathy Griffin will bring her lightning-speed wit and pull-no-punches comedy to Portsmouth on Saturday, April 29, a night she definitely wanted to talk about in a rece... Read more of this blog post »
Starting tomorrow (actually, I think the prices are already changed on Smashwords) all... Read more of this blog post »
‘Dual US-Israeli citizen behind most JCC bomb threat calls’
Police at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas (File).(Photo by: REUTERS)
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A 19-year-old dual American Israeli living in Ashkelon has been arrested, suspected of being beh...Read more of this blog post »
Today we are witnessing one of the most important events in political history. But you probably can’t see it because the news is talking about healthcare, and how Ryan and Trump totally failed to get enough votes.
The real story is happening in parallel with the healthcare story, and that’s what r...Read more of this blog post »
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