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A Brevette


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screams of gladiators.

Written for Creative Bloomings
InForm:  Brevette
subject (noun), verb, and object in this exact order. 15 more words

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The Bottom Line

A nightclub for the younger set,
a perfect venue, was born.
They called it, The Bottom Line,
and lines did form all along
Fourth Street to get in. 88 more words

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Quest for Fifty (States)

Many of you know that I was on a quest to visit all fifty of our United States. For you kind souls outside of the U.S., this means quite a bit of air travel, years of flying on business, and now more flights in semi-retirement. 2,619 more words


news for apr 24

1. Obama to confirm that the Sengaku Islands fall under the US-Japan security agreement.

2. The Tokyo HIgh Court ruled that the Naval Self-Defense forces hid documents relating to bullying/hazing. 22 more words


The Power of Assertiveness

As communication is difficult enough in one’s own culture–whether between men and women, different social classes or in a professional environment–I’ve learned the power of assertiveness. 1,400 more words

Cultural Norms

A Fibonacci of the World

rage across
the earth,
adding to nightmares
of fire, flood, earthquake, mudslide,
disappearing planes, sinking ferries, and school violence.
We poison our planet, fail to protect our children, and crash                                                               the moon’s side on purpose. 44 more words

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Weird Chicago

I was just a kid when I heard the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was caused my Mrs. O’Leary’s cow. Since then, I have gained a healthy respect for our Second City, though I like it as my first city. 344 more words