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Our fast-paced lives leave little time to contemplate. These Micro Moments are designed to entertain in a few words, read them slowly and savour the essence. 67 more words

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Farewell to the Writer-in-Chief

Even for those dreading the end of the Obama administration, there is one good reason to look forward to Jan. 20, 2017. On the day Barack Obama leaves the Oval Office, he can start thinking about the book he was born to write, one that many publishers are predicting will become an American classic: his presidential memoir. 1,003 more words

Barack Obama

The Edge

In a flash, I saw the hand of God lift up from my life…. I realized my folly and the deception of my heart. I was lay bare, exposed and uncovered because the hand that held kept and shielded me had just lifted and I had been graced to have a glimpse of it. 1,223 more words

IDENTITY

Fear of a poet

Nothing can unsettle,

can frighten the sons and daughters of the inked arts more

than being asked…..

-Are you concrete or abstract Son?

Do you throw bricks or just talk big? 112 more words

Poetry

Pancake

My response to today’s prompt is a story my Mom told me about when she and her brother Allen were still school children. Grandma, a widow at that time, must have been away housekeeping for someone when Allen got a craving to eat cake. 129 more words

Personal

Christine Goodnough reblogged this on Christine's Collection and commented:

Today's Word Press Daily prompt, Missing, reminds me of this story about the missing ingredients in the cake Allen --- my birther father --- tried to bake one day. ("Mom" was actually my aunt.)

Dressed in holiday style

The annual holiday window displays are up at Bergdorf Goodman. My route there took me past Trump Tower. What a circus. A woman was protesting out front holding a ‘Not My President’ sign with a big erect penis drawn on it. 838 more words

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It Gets Worse.

I borrowed this book from my friend solely because I’ve seen a couple of videos of Shane Dawson on YouTube. I was sort of accustomed to his kind of humour, so I thought it would not be a bad idea to know more about him. 631 more words

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