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Mawr Gorshin Mawr Gorshin's blog:

Don’t Fear Freedom from Abuse

[NOTE: please read the second and third paragraphs from this post before continuing. Importantâdonât skip reading them!]





You might ask, Dear Reader, why any victim of emotional abuse would be afraid of being freed from it. Isn’t freedom from the abuse exactly what we victims crave? That freedom is...

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Published on May 20, 2019 12:48
Matt  Doyle Matt Doyle's blog:

The Magic System in Mage on the Hill [Guest Post by Angel Martinez]

The Magic System in Mage on the Hill


by Angel Martinez


UNIQUE POST - Matt Doyle Media - Mage on the Hill


Several of my early readers wanted more information on how the Web of Arcana, the magical system in the series of the same name, works. Some of them wanted a bit of history, too, but we’ll just stick to the web itself for now.


Major Arcana:...

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Published on May 21, 2019 00:00
Erin McNeaney Erin McNeaney's blog:

17 Stunning Road to Hana Stops & Why You Should Stay in Hana, Maui

The black sand beach at Waianapanapa State Park, one of the best road to Hana stops on the island of Maui in Hawaii

The Road to Hana is one of the best things to do in Maui (and all of Hawaii). This road trip along the north shore of the island to the less visited eastern side takes place on a narrow winding road through lush rainforest.

Along the way you can stop at waterfalls, gardens, black, red and golden...

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Published on May 21, 2019 04:00
A. Renee Hunt A. Renee Hunt's blog:

Archenemies

Written by Marissa Meyer and
Narrated by Rebecca Solar
Picture When I found the Lunar Chronicles, by Marissa Meyer, I thought I’d never find a sci-fi, romance series that could win me over, ever again! I was wrong, but  nothing compares, honestly. So when I discovered the Renegade series, I was skeptical.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 04:28
Michael J. Lafferty Michael J. Lafferty's blog:

Are hybrid appraisals becoming the new normal?

WASHINGTON – May 17, 2019 – Appraisals, a critical part of real estate transactions, have customarily been done in-person by an experienced appraiser. However, with advancements in technology and the rise of big data, alternatives to the traditional appraisal field are beginning to become more pr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 07:51
Maria Teresa Steri Maria Teresa Steri's blog:

5 luoghi comuni da sfatare sulla scrittura

Fonte PixabayIn questo periodo mi capita spesso di riflettere sulla relatività di alcuni modi di pensare o affermazioni, che si tramandano da persona a persona e che hanno su Internet terreno fertile per attecchire, ma che andrebbero secondo me considerati in modo meno radicale. In particolare,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 00:00
Александр Миргородский Александр Миргородский's blog:

«Крымская война на Азовском море»

Прошло пять лет с выхода первой книги и примерно год с момента окончания работы над монографией. Сегодня вечером получил последнюю и самую важную рецензию на мою работу. 

За оказанную помощь я безмерно признателен leonid_b и a_rakovskij. Для меня это очень важно. 

Надеюсь, что сподобимся к концу...

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Published on May 20, 2019 14:06
Pepi Valderrama Pepi Valderrama's blog:

Avengers Endgame Review (After Sobbing Twice at the Movies)

I’ve been waiting to write an Avengers Endgame review with spoilers. I went to the cinema twice, and I sobbed like a baby. (I’m pretty sure I’ll cry every time I see this movie, just as I do with the Lion King.) So, I’ve behaved, and now I’ll be reviewing the film, taking some tissues while I rem...

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Published on May 20, 2019 12:43
Alexandre Andrade Alexandre Andrade's blog:

LEITURAS EM LUGARES PÚBLICOS

Em pleno voo Milão-Lisboa, um leitor lia "A Sibila", na nova edição da Relógio d'Água.



Os livros de Agustina Bessa-Luís são tão excelentes ao nível do mar como a milhares de pés de altitude.
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Published on December 22, 2017 13:25
Elisabet García Barber Elisabet García Barber's blog:

Aprende alemán online y mejora espectacularmente tu nivel

Si quieres aprender alemán y aumentar significativamente tu nivel en tan sólo 3 meses el curso que te traigo hoy es para ti.


Lo que pasa es que viajo constantemente y no puedo asistir a un curso.


Viajo como Aupair a Alemania y no tengo conocimiento sobre el idioma. ¿Puedes indicarme algún progra...

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Published on April 03, 2019 10:43
Alyssa Bailey Alyssa Bailey's blog:

Today…#pilot an#passenge #dead after t

Today…#pilot an#passenge #dead after their #floatplane crashed in #Metlakatla Harbor near #Ketchikan, #Alaska. We go years without a fatality and then 8 dead in 7 days? The community is devastated. Prayers.

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Published on May 20, 2019 23:50
Allison K. Garcia Allison K. Garcia's blog:

A Merry Navidad: Book Review & Giveaway!

Jessy


Happy Friday! This is the first time I review a collection by different authors so I’m uncertain how to go about it LOL.  As a whole I rate it a 4

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Published on December 07, 2018 04:04
Krista Walsh Krista Walsh's blog:

Staying Organized

Before I start this week’s post in earnest, I promised to let you know how I set up my table for ComicCon this year.





Behold! The crates are just standard pine crates found at Home Depot, Michael’s, Canadian Tire, etc. that hubs and I stained, painted, roughed up and generally beat the crap out of...

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Published on May 20, 2019 16:55
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:

May 21, 2019 - - When they’re sleeping

Friends - For the next few weeks we're going to consider common sounds that dogs make and what they mean.

Whining, crying, and whimpering could indicate emotional distress or pain.
Dog whining, crying, and whimpering can also mean several different things, according to the American Kennel Club. Yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 04:26
Kelsey Horton Kelsey Horton's blog:

When a Friend Criticizes Your Writing

At the end of my senior year in college, a Facebook trend popped up called “The 60 Day Challenge.” It was a fun little game with 60 days of writing prompts, and every day you shared a photo and story about yourself based on the prompt. I started doing the 60 Day Challenge along with … Continue re...

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Published on May 20, 2019 13:05
Kym Gordon Moore Kym Gordon Moore's blog:

Wasps Terrorize Me, Yet Their Hexagonal Chambered Nests Intrigue Me

Wasp


There is still a faint reminder of the spot where a wasp stung my leg when I was in my preteens. Needless to say, I am not a fan of these part-ant part-bee looking flying insects. We had a clothesline in the backyard of my childhood home, and while I was going outside to unpin the dry clothes,...

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Published on May 20, 2019 04:29
L.A. Marzulli L.A. Marzulli's blog:

Steve Quayle on SKYWATCH TV!

September 13-15: True Legends
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Steve Quayle – Gary Stearman – Tim Alberino – Richard Dolan – Chase Kloetzke –  George Napp – L. A. Marzulli and MORE!
https://gensix.com/true-legends-conference/

 



“You don’t know what you’re missing!”
“This might be the best UFO film ever made!”
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Published on May 20, 2019 05:54
Mark Scrivener Mark Scrivener's blog:

Poetry Blog 203 White Rose




WHITE ROSE
This small poem is based around the metrical foot known as a choriamb. That is one stressed syllable followed by two unstressed then one more stressed ( / - - / ), as in "over the hills" or blossoms like dawn.In some lines there is an extra short syllable at the beginning or end- a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 02:01
Jessica  Davidson Jessica Davidson's blog:

Chiron Return in Aries: a personal reflection on healing a broken heart

If you were born between 1968 and 1977 you probably have Chiron in Aries so over the next few years you’ll be experiencing your Chiron Return. Chiron entered Aries in 2018 and will stay there until 2027, giving us middle-aged folks a good hard look at our wounds. My Chiron Return hits next year b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 09:57
Sreejit Poole Sreejit Poole's blog:

From Darkness to Light Day 20 by Sonya Kassam

The Legacy of a Gentle Man by Sonya Kassam of Follow Your Shadow   sleep is a disconnect from the illusion that is your life what is death, but an awareness that you are asleep     It has been 9 months since our beloved father passed away. The void is still hard to come … Continue reading "From D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 05:30
Liviu Szoke Liviu Szoke's blog:

Semnal editorial 66 + Fragment în avanpremieră: Gânduri de pe o planetă nervoasă – o cronică a vieții noastre cotidiene, de la scriitorul Matt Haig


Cum trăim pe o planetă care ne înnebunește? Cum rămânem oameni într-o lume tehnologică? Cum să fim fericiți când anxietatea ne pândește de peste tot?


După ce a suferit de atacuri de panică, anxietate și depresie, despre care a scris în bestsellerul Câteva motive să iubești viața, Matt Haig a medi...

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Published on May 20, 2019 23:32
Kevin Hurtack Kevin Hurtack's blog:

Eldritch Eulogy

The Dawning sky

Is the Creator’s canvas

of Eternity.





Ineffables washes of Violet & Rose

over ethereal Blue

the sublime strokes of Divinity.





Humanity is a scrawled sketch

cities and highways a blight

hastily rendered on the page back of Mortality.

The tainted talent of mankind’s futility

A meager attemp...

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Published on May 20, 2019 07:26
Klaus N. Frick Klaus N. Frick's blog:

Ein zum Heulen schöner Jugendroman

Immer wieder habe ich Romane im Lesestapel, die lasse ich erst eine Weile liegen, dann nehme ich sie doch zur Hand, denke noch einige Male, »ach, das ist nichts für mich« – und am Ende packen sie mich so, dass ich nicht mit der Lektüre aufhören kann und sie hinterher zur Seite lege, mit einem Ge... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 07:23
Melody Beattie Melody Beattie's blog:

Perspective – Day 1

Whenever other people say we’ve got to keep things in perspective, I wonder whose perspective they’re talking about—mine or theirs. Perspective is more than a point of view. It’s looking at things closely and looking from a distance.


Sometimes what immediately appears to be a full-blown crisis lat...

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Published on May 20, 2019 05:00
Ruth Nineke Ruth Nineke's blog:

Pretty Psychopath

Get a load of me. 
Aren’t I just so pretty?
With my natural hair 
and my big brown eyes
catching all that natural light





You can stare for a little bit
but make sure you know 
I don’t care what you have to say, 
or how you really feel because
My focus is my wants 
and they and I am always right





Tread with ca...

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Published on May 21, 2019 03:03
Christy Jeffries Christy Jeffries's blog:

Dear Reader,

I was so excited to participate in the first series of Furever Yours stories for Harlequin Special Edition. I’m one of those people who get teary-eyed every time I go to an animal shelter, so a story about a pet rescue makes me want to run out and adopt all the animals. In IT STARTED...
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Published on May 20, 2019 09:28
Edir Macedo Edir Macedo's blog:

Ouça o que o Espírito diz aos cristãos

Revesti-vos de toda a Armadura de Deus, para poderdes ficar firmes contra as ciladas do diabo; porque a nossa luta não é contra o sangue e a carne, e sim contra os principados e potestades, contra os dominadores deste mundo tenebroso, contra as forças espirituais do mal, nas regiões celestes. Po...

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Published on May 20, 2019 20:01
Mario Papadia Mario Papadia's blog:

C'�� sempre un buon motivo per votare sull'Europa

Il primo e universale motivo, quello della democrazia, valido non solo per le elezioni europee, resta sempre e comunque quello di dire la propria nel governo della società. Poi, si sa, per ogni tipo di votazione, vi sono motivazioni attinenti.

 

Abbiamo un buon motivo per votare qualunque sia la pe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 04:20
Federica Caglioni Federica Caglioni's blog:

Unicorn Store

Buongiorno! Con l’università che mi tiene super impegnata, il tempo per guardare qualcosa di nuovo è sempre limitato… L’altra sera, però, sono riuscita a ritagliarmi un’oretta per guardare l’ultimo prodotto di casa Netflix! Titolo Unicorn Store Regia Brie Larson Anno 2017 Genere Commedia Lingua I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 00:12
Whitney Johnson Whitney Johnson's blog:

Brené Brown: Called to Courage

I love Brené Brown’s story.

A “late bloomer,” Brené graduated from her undergrad when she was 29 years old, then proceeded straight into her master’s and Ph.D. programs. She experienced first-hand the impact of amazing professors and knew what she wanted her life’s work to be—changing the lives...

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Published on May 21, 2019 00:00
Phillip Crawford Jr. Phillip Crawford Jr.'s blog:

1961 Gay Bust At The Ekim Bar In New York City

Queer Joints, Wiseguys and G-Men by Phillip Crawford Jr.The Ekim Bar at 2696 Broadway and 103rd Street on the Upper West Side experienced many incarnations over the decades, and by the early 1960s it was a hot spot for the gay scene. On September 30, 1961 an alleged hustler was busted there by undercover detective Vincent Leonardo. Detective Leonardo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2019 04:24
Janeen G. Janeen G.'s blog:

Thank You…

To the amazing cast and crew…Thank You…



I won’t be long-winded with this post…but I just want to take this opportunity to thank the cast and crew for their amazing job with this TV series. I know its not the ending that I wanted but everyone that was involved with this show did a hell of an amazin...

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Published on May 20, 2019 19:45
Therese Henriksson Therese Henriksson's blog:

Ljusa kvällar, ljusa nätter

Nu är det ljust dygnet runt. Även om det nästan skymmer lite en stund vid midnatt. De här fotona är tagna vid midnatt för nästan en vecka sedan. På bara några dagar har mycket skett i naturen. Isen på sjön har gått upp, de sista snöhögarna har försvunnit och löven har nu slagit ut till musöron.
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Published on May 20, 2019 04:58
Ina Disguise Ina Disguise's blog:

Damaru Dilemma

I am spending a few days alone to think about a few things.  Working on Little Shiva’s tongues, which are sharpening up nicely, thinking about the overstitching once the stabilizing job is done, have purchased some eco warrior planters to form the Damaru for the base. They will require some resha...

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Published on May 20, 2019 15:08
Rebecca Grabill Rebecca Grabill's blog:

Comparative Literature Study: Little Red Riding Hood

Nearly every elementary school teacher will need to prep a lesson on fairy tales, specifically comparing fairy tale versions. Many wonderful options exist, and many we’ve used ourselves: Cinderella (and the endless string of knock-offs from Halloween versions to blockbuster adaptations to interna...

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Published on May 20, 2019 16:29
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What happens when you've done everything right, but you can't pay your bills?



That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more

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