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Eyes, See You

It's in the

eyes,

you know,

so

dare

to look right in.



See

what you can

find:

soft eyes

warm eyes

cold eyes

hard eyes

scared eyes

sad eyes

glad eyes

brave eyes

proud…

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Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 25, 2014 at 1:19am — No Comments

. montgomery .

clover round small trees.

rain spots.

high house begs to buy,

french bird house,

old linen stitched,

pinned , labelled

tied with string.

a domestic thing.

later at home.

owls perched outside.

our oak tree.

a new format, yesterday.

sbm.…

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Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 24, 2014 at 11:08pm — No Comments

How Would It be?

How would it be…if just for one day even, you thought only of the best,  that you worked towards the things you want, that you were kind and patient with everyone you meet no matter how much they irritated you?. What if, even just for a day, you kept an even tone in your voice without screaming or yelling? What if…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on October 24, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

A Taste of the Old South

One of the most important way stories, histories, traditions, personalities and occasions live on is through food.

I am preceded by a long line of amazing women who shared themselves through the preparation and sharing of food (some almost fanatically). Their gift was…

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Added by Melissa Wyllie on October 24, 2014 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Book Giveaway and Interview with Historical Romance Author Cynthia Hickey

Book Giveaway Oct 24 – 31: You have a chance to win a sweet romance, In A Texas Ranger’s Arms. Book: U.S. and Canada.

 

A Texas Ranger’s Arms is a sweet romance. I enjoyed this story about a Texas Ranger and a young girl who is trying to keep the land that was meant to be hers. Both characters were wonderfully developed. I totally fell in love with the Texas Ranger who is recuperating at his parents’ home.”  

Stop by at…

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Added by Linda Weaver Clarke on October 24, 2014 at 12:31pm — No Comments

The Mindsets that Keep You From Starting (and Finishing) Your Book: Part II

Last week we talked about the "I Don't Knows"—how the weight of everything you think you need to know before you write your book can keep you from starting. In reality, you can write your way to answers, replacing "I don't know" with "Let's figure it out." Once you've trained yourself to spot the I Don't Know mindset, overcoming it is…

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Added by Alissa Johnson on October 24, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

All Art Friday

Posted new edition of All Art Friday.

Today's spotlights are on painter-sculptor Hayal Pozanti, Daehyun Kim (a.k.a. Moonassi), a book on physics and art, Guggenheim Museum's addition of art texts to read on the Web, weaver Peggy Osterkamp, and a Matthew Ritchie video.

The roundup highlights exhibitions at Coleman Center for the Arts (sculptor Mary Jane Everett), Princeton University Art Museum (Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan), Museum of Contemporary Art…

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Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 24, 2014 at 7:21am — No Comments

Deep Sea Diving

He felt

she

was too deep

and so

worried

about drowning

in the bottomless pit of intensity,

since

he couldn't live up to

a true-heart

capacity

to dive in -

plus

didn't know

how

to give in.

Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 24, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments

Step Up and Let Go- Healing the Hurts From Your Past

“Step Up And Let Go” is my new book, available on my website http://www.optimistforever.com  if you’d like a signed copy and also available on Amazon.com

It chronicles my own personal struggle with still hurting from past comments and…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on October 24, 2014 at 6:49am — No Comments

Good Morning!

Good morning everyone! It's a new day and the end of the work week for many.

How great this day would be if we embraced a new way of thinking; of believing in ourselves and of forgiving ourselves for any "mistakes" along the way instead of using them like a club we hit ourselves…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on October 24, 2014 at 6:08am — No Comments

Welcome Lynn Cahoon, Author of Return of the Fae

In RETURN OF THE FAE, Book 2 of The Council series, Parris and Ty take off on a road trip to Cincinnati, Ohio to the stay at The Riverglen, the only magical specialty hotel in the downtown area.  Even though the hotel is warded against a guest using their magic to keep warring…
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Added by Shelley Workinger on October 24, 2014 at 5:35am — No Comments

. lace curtains .

probably french panels,

just to difuse the light,

shatter the dark with bows

and dots. hung long

to travel more.

we pretend we are

in a magazine or ladies’

novel.

moths become a problem,

scattering the floor with

deadness, a fragility,

so,

they will be placed in a box

sometime, a suitable

one found.

there is a collection now,

the falling days.

sbm.…

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Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 23, 2014 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Courage

My friend, Linda Grau Powell, is a poet, artist, educator, and entrepreneur from Plains, TX. She has a rich soul and generously shares herself with others who cross her path. I hope you will enjoy this brief encounter with her.

October 22, 2014–

Copyright © 2014 by Linda Grau Powell

photo (1) Courage is putting on wings

Attaching them with…

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Added by Brenda Henning on October 23, 2014 at 4:18pm — No Comments

If You Focus On Your Strengths You'll Never Go Wrong

If you focus on your strengths you’ll never go wrong. If you concentrate on the things you are good at and enjoy doing you will build confidence along the way.

That confidence can help carry you through times where you may feel challenged. Just remembering the feeling you get when you are engaged in the things…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on October 23, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments

How I Designed The Book Cover for the 10th Anniversary Edition of Digging Deep





Initial attempts at a cover design for Digging Deep's 10th Anniversary Edition

Initial attempts at a cover design for Digging Deep’s 10th Anniversary Edition

When I made the…

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Added by Fran Sorin on October 23, 2014 at 12:22pm — No Comments

FREE & Discounted Short Romance Stories ... Oct 23rd thru Oct 27th

FYI, The Courage to Love (…

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Added by Yuwanda Black on October 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Book Review: Here and again by Nicole R. Dickson

    This is a great historical novel with a twist. I loved the story and I was glued to the book until I finished reading it. Nicole weaves past and…

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Added by Irene Roth on October 23, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Self Talk

A: What's wrong with you?

B: Don't know. I feel so off.

A: Well, nothing wrong with feeling off; long as you remember to switch back on.

B: Sometimes, I wonder if I'm just trying to go crazy.

Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Thursday's Three on Art

Thursday's Three today presents a trio of art-related videos on, respectively, Turkish paper marbling, sculptures by Jung Ran Bae, and the restoration of Mark Rothko's 'Black on Maroon':

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/10/thursdays-three-on-art.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 23, 2014 at 7:09am — No Comments

Intensive Counseling

DO YOU HAVE SOME GOALS YOU’D LIKE TO MEET BUT SOMEHOW FEEL BLOCKED?

Thinking of trying some personal counseling?

Let me help you along the way. Together we can work to help you find answers to life’s little (or big) problems; and to help you meet the goals you set for yourself (or…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on October 23, 2014 at 2:29am — No Comments

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