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Odd Words

This coming week in literary New Orleans:

& Thursday at 6 pm check out Team Slam New Orleans at the #wordconnections spoken word event at the Juju Bag Cafe. 881 more words

Toulouse Street

Throwback Thursday: Are Blogs the New Journals?

In April 2013, Nichole Bernier’s novel The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D told the story of two women, one revealed entirely through her journals, found after her death. 102 more words

Teaching Resources

Life gets in the way...

I had a post, a thought I was working on for today. But last night life got in the way.

The day, my lovely immersion in the crazy hours of retail sales, of odd encounters where people take a moment out of their lives to walk into my space and seek a break from the sun, or the rain or whatever. 329 more words

New Hampshire

Book review: 'A Walk in the Woods' by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson thinks he knows what to expect when he embarks on a journey to hike the Appalachian Trail — some 2,000 miles, stretching from Georgia to Maine. 667 more words

Books

The Beginning (Pt. 4)

The next morning he somewhat hesitantly found me sitting in my usual spot on the fairly worn armchair in the sitting room– the only fairly worn object in that or any subsequent room.   203 more words

The Tales

Review: Let the Tornado Come

If anyone saw her, they’d think Rita Zoey Chin has a terrific life and she does, now.  Things weren’t always as they are now, though.   The happily married author had a long journey to get where she is today. 249 more words

Books

The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914 by Béla Zombory-Moldován

The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914
Béla Zombory-Moldován

 Bela Zombory-Moldovan finds himself catapulted into the nucleus of war with very little time to spare. 273 more words

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