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S.K. Nicholas S.K. Nicholas's blog:

Climbing Trees – Jimmi Campkin

FREE VERSE REVOLUTION

“I will have spent my life trying to understand the function of remembering, which is not the opposite of forgetting, but rather its lining. We do not remember; we rewrite memory much as history is rewritten. How can one remember thirst?”

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When I sleep, I often see the fe...

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Published on May 23, 2019 15:18
Leigh Kimmel Leigh Kimmel's blog:

The Wind and the Rain

Oftuthe wind can do as much damage as the rain itself. Wind can drive rain into small openings that usually aren't a problem. It can also pull open building materials and make a structure vulnerable to rain.

We're still trying to figure out how rain got in a couple of places. Alternatively, it cou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 19:30
Diane   Spicer Diane Spicer's blog:

May 23, Best Beginner Hiking Tips: Start Off On The Right Foot

The best beginner hiking tips start right where you are, and help you build hiking, camping and trail skills to keep you safe and comfortable on every hike.
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Published on May 23, 2019 12:29
Vital Moreira Vital Moreira's blog:

Euro-eleiçoes 2019 (20): Bons augúruios

Sondagens à boca das urnas nas eleições europeias na Holanda, ontem realizadas, dão a vitória ao Partido Trabalhista holandês do candidato dos socialistas europeus a Presidente da Comissão Europeia, Frans Timmermans, que duplica a sua votação de há cinco anos, enquanto os dois partidos nacionali... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 17:13
Sondra Hicks Sondra Hicks's blog:

Story Releasing Soon

So I wanted to do a brief update on a story I have coming in an anthology called Authors Gone Bonkers. Its a short piece but person and I hope enlightening of my world regarding my kids, my writing life and how I have to deal with things that drive me insane at times. Life is hard, no one gets an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 24, 2019 02:18
Resmiranda Resmiranda's blog:

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A dog, for you.

No, I don’t know why she’s so long with such a tiny...

ahollowyear:



ahollowyear:



A dog, for you.



No, I don’t know why she’s so long with such a tiny head.



A reblog to tag and elab because when I was looking at adopting her it was hard to find a picture of this mix to see what they look like grown up: 5yo Great Pyrenees and Australian Shepherd mix....

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Published on May 23, 2019 22:27
Jim      Corbett Jim Corbett's blog:

5/24/19 Office of Service

Did you know that you have the opportunity to follow a life that can’t be beaten? His Name is Jesus. Because He came to serve and give His everything, no one could take anything from Him. He had already overcome their greed.

You, as a husband and father, have the same opportunity to flow in the un...

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Published on May 24, 2019 00:30
Diaz de Tuesta Diaz de Tuesta's blog:

Antología SELECTA. Verano 2019. Varias Autoras

¡Feliz San Valentín 2019! Descárgala GRATIS Llega el verano, el sol, el calor y qué mejor que una buena lectura para las horas de playa… ¡Vuelve el recopilatorio de relatos románticos de Selecta con las historias de amor más refrescantes! Relájate, disfruta y… ¡feliz verano! Enamórate este verano... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 21:55
Wilma Espaillat English Wilma Espaillat English's blog:

THINK DIFFERENT (Boot Camp for Creators & Dreamers 8.2)

Do you want to have a victorious, can-do attitude? An outlook that will keep you encouraged to follow your dreams and fulfill your creative goals?


Then, to borrow an ad slogan from Apple Computers, “Think different.” Replace negative thoughts (including spiritual doubts) with positive (faith-fille...

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Published on May 23, 2019 21:01
Fowler W. Martin Fowler W. Martin's blog:

The ABT: Cassandra Trenary and Calvin Royal III

There are times, when watching a ballet, that one particular paring jumps out as particularly noteworthy -- and even so exciting that hair stands up on the back of one's neck.

So it was the other day at Lincoln Center where the American Ballet Theater (ABT) was performing a new work by choreograph... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 09:46
Eduardo Filipe Sama Eduardo Filipe Sama's blog:

CRISES INFINITAS por Sama e Luísa Sequeira








Nos anos 80 os criadores Marv Wolfman e George Perez abraçaram a hercúlea missão de organizar o elenco e a cronologia da editora americana, Detective Comics. Crisis on Infinite Earths era o título da saga em BD, que tinha como objectivo organizar as linhas narrativas, além de estabelecer novas o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 23:26
Margaret   Adams Margaret Adams's blog:

LOST Magazine – On Culture Shock

My essay “On Culture Shock” has been published in LOST Magazine, Issue 6.

“On Culture Shock” is an essay I wrote during my first week back home after a year spent in Madrid as an undergraduate student in 2006. The photos accompanying the essay were also taken by me.

LOST is a Shanghai-based, mult...

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Published on May 23, 2019 19:45
H.L.H. Pattison H.L.H. Pattison's blog:

savageleewriting:
Rich men are banning abolitions, they’re banning Muslims, but oh no, this isn’t...

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Rich men are banning abolitions, they’re banning Muslims, but oh no, this isn’t about big business using Christianity to fight to fight a financial war to keep the impoverished in the gutter.


NOW LET US ALL WATCH FUN, HOLLYWOOD MOVIE! Much progressive values! I will buy the cup...

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Published on May 23, 2019 11:30
Yann Girard Yann Girard's blog:

Crowded

According to Malcolm Gladwell it takes 10,000 hours to become one of the best in the world at what you do.

But what he doesn't really talk about that much is that the more crowded a field is, the bigger that number gets.

And those 10,000 hours can then easily turn into 15,000 or maybe even 20,000...

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Published on May 23, 2019 14:50
M. Jane Colette M. Jane Colette's blog:

I will never wish for a text again #cherrypiecure

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He finally wrote back.


“No need to explain. You don’t owe me any explanations. We were just having fun.”


Oh-god.


We weren’t.


I wasn’t!


I fucking love him! I love him!


What am I supposed to do?


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Published on May 23, 2019 22:47
Michelle Schoffro Cook Michelle Schoffro Cook's blog:

10 Health Benefits of Ditching Perfume Now

Perfumes and colognes are packed with toxic, health-harming ingredients.



Before you take a chance on Chanel’s Chance or seek Amazing Grace (the perfume), you might want to rethink your decision to spritz yourself or your clothes. That’s because most perfumes are made from toxic, synthetic ingredients that can destroy your health. While humans have worn natural essent...

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Published on May 23, 2019 12:31
Vidya Chathoth Vidya Chathoth's blog:

Resilience

Resilience is crucial. In this case, the resilience of a nation. I suppose it was very important for the Congress to lose this time. For they need to rethink, reimagine, and move beyond nepotism. Though the election results are disheartening for those of us who worry about enduring more of the st...

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Published on May 23, 2019 08:34
Gerald A. Riskin Gerald A. Riskin's blog:

Study of Large Companies Finds More than One Quarter of General Counsel Are Women

Image of Fenwick & West LLP officesA study conducted by the law firm Fenwick & West LLP found that in 2018, women comprised more than one quarter of all general counsel at large public technology companies such as Apple and Intel in the Silicon Valley 150 (SV150), and in major companies in the Standard and Poor’s 100 (S&P...

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Published on May 23, 2019 05:00
W. Scott Causey W. Scott Causey's blog:

John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum (2019)

Oh, John Wick…


I don’t think three movies in it’s much of a spoiler for me to say that his dog dies in the first one.  There’s a reason I have to talk about this.


My “insta-hate” gimmick for a movie is to kill a dog (see my much maligned Alita Battle Angel review that I still stand by today).


I hate...

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Published on May 23, 2019 19:20
Ellen Scolnic Ellen Scolnic's blog:

No Artisan, Farm-to-Table, Deconstructed Food Here

We just finished writing a piece that was right up our alley. VisitPhilly – the city’s tourism and travel promotion agency – asked us to write about Philadelphia as a Jewish food destination. That was enough to get Joyce to say, “We really should go and sample some of the sandwiches…” And we were...

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Published on May 23, 2019 14:52
Suzanne Slade Suzanne Slade's blog:

CHICKS RULE & illustrator interview with Renée Kurilla

So I have the privilege of hanging out with some pretty amazing folks on a fairly regular basis via Skype. There’s a few of us who having been doing it for nearly 10 years now, and it’s sort of like a virtual office of (mostly) illustrators. We talk off on on through the day about everything from...

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Published on May 23, 2019 23:00
Francis Bass Francis Bass's blog:

Last Year Comic Chronicle 33: AAAAA 2

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TEXT: Immediately after graduation, I moved out and left Iowa City.

TEXT: “CAFFEEEEEINE: whatever u do just dont ghost her
“DON’T GHOST HER”1

TEXT: “So you’re just gonna yeet out of here?”

TEXT: “DREW: I’m terrified. (Pa...

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Published on May 23, 2019 09:00
Lee    Hall Lee Hall's blog:

Jack Thorn: A story of the Future: Chapter 4, Part 2

Empty brown vastness faced the First where he stood. From overhead came the whooshing rumble of jet engines. A trio of needle shaped air cruisers hurtled past and made for the horizon. He had watched them travel out and return from his rooftop vantage point all day.


His top advisor stood to the ri...

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Published on May 23, 2019 10:01
Bev Flynn Bev Flynn's blog:

Altered

Once the heart's been alteredit lies, in beat of a soul-fightthen begs to turn back bonds in timethat final tic - in the clockwork.Just know what's layereddeep in youwhen pulse of midnight humsyou'll feel love's echo.. alter youin the hint, of a double-ringed sun Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2019 07:36
Natalie J. Case Natalie J. Case's blog:

so many irons in the fire

This time of year is my busy season.  Being out of work hasn’t eased any of it, in fact, in a lot of ways it’s made it harder, busier.  Looking for work is a full time job, as they say.  Add in the work I do for SF Pride, and some freelance editing, not to mention my own writing and you get one b...

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Published on May 23, 2019 05:47
Bjørn Stærk Bjørn Stærk's blog:

Ytringsfrihet annotert

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Published on May 22, 2019 17:00
A.  Cole A. Cole's blog:

Podcast: Justice Makes A Difference

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Thank you so much for tuning into our brand new podcast for #diversebooks4diversekids.

This week we have a special podcast for our Instagram Giveaway winner, Dr. Artika Tyner. Her incredible book, Justice Makes A Difference, is about a brave little girl named Justice who is inspired to change her...

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Published on May 23, 2019 10:21
Raul F. O. Raul F. O.'s blog:

Pilot Program - The Spiteful Playwright

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Stories, we all have them. As humans, we’re all social creatures, no matter how much we don’t like to admit it. That’s why we sometimes act out, that’s why being rejected hurts us and why being lonely is depressing and frustrating. And stories, are the one thing that we all like. We all tell eac...

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Published on May 23, 2019 09:00
Olof Edsinger Olof Edsinger's blog:

Alla de fem tjänsterna behövs

I dag damp Budbäraren ned i brevlådan. Under vinjetten ”Teologisk reflektion” har jag där med nedanstående artikel, som sätter ord på mycket av den mylla som den här bloggen en gång växte fram ur:


Vid det här laget har nog de flesta Budisläsare upptäckt att höstens och vårens fördjupningstema har...

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Published on May 23, 2019 11:43
Nicolae Sfetcu Nicolae Sfetcu's blog:

Henri Poincaré, The evolution of laws (8)

I suppose a world whose various parts possess a heat conductivity so perfect that they are constantly in equilibrium of temperature. The inhabitants of this world would have no idea of what we call temperature difference; in their treatises on … Read More


The post Henri Poincaré, The evolution of...

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Published on May 24, 2019 03:14
C.L. Cannon C.L. Cannon's blog:

C.L. Cannon’s Fantastic Fantasy Giveaway!

 



Follow these fantastic Fantasy authors on Amazon for your chance to win a Fantasy prize pack that would make Smaug jealous!
This prize pack includes:

One paperback boxed set of the Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, one paperback boxed set of The Liveship Traders trilogy by Robin Hobb, one...

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Published on May 23, 2019 15:19
Jeanne Foguth Jeanne Foguth's blog:

Feline Friday Fillins

1. I hope to go to the beach on Memorial Day. 2. I try to avoid climbing my oak tree when Katsu is watching because I don’t want him to try and copy me…. he’d probably fall and break his neck. 3. If I had a catchphrase, it would be “Meowser!”. 4. Treats motivate me …

Continue reading Feline Frid...

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Published on May 23, 2019 18:15
Enrique Dans Enrique Dans's blog:

Estrategias comerciales y tierras raras





IMAGE: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture (Public Domain)



Lo peor de la guerra comercial entre los Estados unidos y China es, aparte de que como toda guerra comercial es mala para todos participen o no en ella, es el hecho de que nada en ella muestra el más mínimo atisbo de sentido común.





El hecho de que el conflicto sea desencadenado por el que es, sin...

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Published on May 24, 2019 00:29
Willie Handler Willie Handler's blog:

An Emoji Translator

Your daughter sends you a WhatsApp message and it’s a series of emojis. You have no clue what it means and realize you can no longer communicate with the younger generation. What do you do?


You know if you admit to not understanding that you will be ridiculed forever and a day.


“Mom, do you still...

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Published on May 23, 2019 11:56
Chris Worfolk Chris Worfolk's blog:

Driffield Triathlon

Driffield is a town in East Yorkshire and home to one of the first Freebird events of the year: Driffield Triathlon. It is on the same weekend as Evolve Sprint, Harrogate Triathlon and the Leeds Half Marathon. Busy weekend! In the end, a sizable contingent from Hyde Park Harriers decided we wou...

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Published on May 24, 2019 04:00
Ottavio Gesmundo Ottavio Gesmundo's blog:

#Repost @princesswendylatenight
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I love my kookie fun...



#Repost @princesswendylatenight

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I love my kookie fun friends!!! And they’re sexy too!

#princesswendylatenightteasers (at The Attic)

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Published on May 23, 2019 22:35
Plaza Pública Plaza Pública's blog:

Atención, partidos políticos: ¿por qué promover vivienda?

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Tipo de Nota: OpiniónCategoría columna: opiniónTema: Poder y CiudadaníaEtiquetas: Elecciones 2019Entradilla: 

La vivienda es el bien más valioso e importante de una familia. Una vivienda adecuada le garantiza a esta protección de las inclemencias...

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Published on May 23, 2019 10:10
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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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