I’m sorry folks but I am going to lay it on the line: I HATE Daylight Saving Time. Why in the world would we simple-minded humans think we are smart enough to mess with the sun’s time?
When I was a kid I thought having an extra hour in the evenings to play outside was wonderful, but now as an adult that extra hour only adds to the days workload. Not to mention the change messes up my sleep pattern. For those of us who are creatures of habit this is a very stressful time. In…Continue
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“I’ll just be honest. I don’t know if I can wait that long,” he said with a resigned exhale into the phone.
She bit the back of her thumbnail and nodded wordlessly knowing full well…Continue
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I've posted Carolyn Forche's lovely reading of Emily Dickinson's 'They Dropped Like Flakes'. Forche read the poem as part of a PBS interview (link to interview included).
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Let’s face it: there are times when, as much as you love and want to write, you just can’t do it. It may be that life has swelled like a tidal wave and crashed down hard on you. You may be ill, depressed, anxious, or maybe someone you love has died and you need to grieve. Or…Continue
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Posted Thought for the Day, a quote about fear from Mark Doty's 'The Art of Description: World Into Word':
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As young, emerging writers, it is vital for us to take chances, putting ourselves out there for the world to see our work. The internet provides potential for us to do so, with online contests, boards, and blogs that connect us with an international community of sayers and doers. On that hopeful note, I entered a tournament-style short story contest called “…Continue
Today, I want to celebrate women, in all ways for always.
Quite frankly, we rock. We birth humankind and we raise them too-with a little help from our man friends and gal pals, wise elders and siblings.
We are a community who brings forth all of the next generations.
This is my challenge to our community of She Writers:
Get on http://www.jukepop.com/shewrites and take a tour through the 3 tabs with different content…Continue
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Today's short is a rough-cut excerpt from "Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory", a documentary by Michael Rossato-Bennett. The film demonstrates how music can transform the lives of the elderly and nursing home patients experiencing dementias.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 8, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments
The patent application process
When you talk about invention, people and companies regularly wish to have patents for the same. The procedure for provisional patent application is not a simple affair, hence you hiring patent attorney for this work is amongst the preferable thing. The people make effects simple and easy for your patents. But at the same time hiring these law professionals can be a pricey deal, hence make certain you appoint them only when you…Continue
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My entrepreneurial pal Dawn Moore sells chic must-have goodies to enhance your living space. When an upscale lifestyle magazine featured her Los Angeles home, it was a 16-page full-color spread of my Jealousy. The green-eyed monster drooled all over her Ming porcelain. It hunkered down on her French settee. What is a settee, anyway? I plunged elbow deep into the horse manure of my envy in order to recover my previous…Continue
Added by Dawn Downey on March 7, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments
T oday the judges announced a long list of 20 titles for what was the Orange Prize, now The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. The list is diverse crossing continents, genres and including talent from debut novelists to the well-known.
There are familiar names and there are plenty…Continue
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Saving money should be a priority if you plan to become more financially responsible. Don’t know where to start? This article answers three common questions…Continue
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Wow, it's Friday. The week flew by. Good weekend on tap. Looking forward to a Caribbean friend cooking fish, fish, fish at my place on Sunday. Will hit fish market today. Tons of “fresh catch,” right out of the sea, at the little market on…Continue
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