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California Writers Week 10/15-10/21

WHEREAS, The California Writers Club was founded in 1909, with Jack London, Ina Coolbrith, George Sterling and others as members; and

WHEREAS, California’s literary tradition dates back to the works of Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Mary Austin, Nobel prize and Pulitzer prize winner John Steinbeck, Delilah L. 255 more words


Power within

Back in 2012, I recall discussions at a Bangkok conference with a group of companies keen to lead the charge on ‘women’s economic empowerment’ in Asia. 832 more words


The peace place

I once fell down a magical hole

It was delightful

I thought the place you would like to know

In this place

Sat happy colorful people… 178 more words

The Nymph

I am a woman, a fragile being
I’m astouned by what I’m seeing
People rushing, too fast walking
People hushing, never talking

I was born in the forest green… 165 more words



Elon Musk has been quoted as saying that the chance that we are not living in a Matrix-style simulation is “one in billions”, which re-engaged that impossible-to-solve debate about whether everything we see around us is real or not. 766 more words

Afraid of the Dark

We find ourselves sitting in the waning hours of dusk, speaking softly and optimistically to comfort ourselves. “Things will be okay, things will be alright.” 485 more words

Love Beyond

Maybe it’s your smile

that’s so familiar.

Or, maybe it’s your face that I’ve always known.

Our connection transcends

time and space.

We’ll keep meeting in no specific earthly place. 41 more words

The Human Spirit