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Day 156: Learn the Charleston

From Chicago to The Great Gatsby – the roaring 20′s have been a mesmerising and fascinating era for any millenial.

The sheer amount of economic and social change that shaped the way we function in so many ways. 231 more words


HBCU Money™ Dozen 7/14 – 7/18

Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. 239 more words

The Dozen

Crow Wing County, Haying

Today the memories come, un-bidden and
so hard and so fast, they hurt for the telling,
Nana remembering for me, the endless cooking… 263 more words
Poetry & Words

Newbery Review: Turtle in Paradise

This 2011 Newbery Honor book is written by Jennifer L. Holm, author of Penny from Heaven and Our Only May Amelia, two other Newbery Honor books from years past.   211 more words

Book Review

Third Thursday

Sold one book yesterday evening at THIRD THURSDAY in Summerville. Met another author from out west who is writing a book on Alzheimer’s disease — a worthy undertaking — and sold GANI & SEAN to a man who likes to read. 53 more words

Skies Wide Open

How many colors can a sunset be

Across the ocean

Where the sky meets the sea?

As the sun sinks below that edge

And everything is dark… 50 more words


It was true. Some women just weren’t meant to be mothers. Enid saw it on the preoccupied faces of the women sitting around her. She knew they were all the wives of boatmen. 688 more words