Thursday, January 18, 2018

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International Festival of Authors, poetry slam, poetry, Toronto, Canada, IFOA, PEN Canada, Rashad Ramazanov, Spoify, Poetry Slam Inc., Enheduanna, Sumerian city of Ur, Mesopotamian poetry, Deanna Rodger, Dean Atta, Julie Cameron Gray, artful poetry

Slam Poetry is poetic pugilism! That’s right, a tour de force, smack-down battle of words performed by a group of competing poets. Each is hell-bent on artfully entertaining and sharing creatively crafted ideas in poetic form. The prize money is ...
9/11, 911, National September 11 Memorial Museum, 911 Museum, New York City Reflecting Pools, global disasters, Canada, Spain, Iceland, natural disasters, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, WomanScape, One World Trade Center, Marsh & McLennan, North Tower, South Tower, Afganisgtan, Iraq, War on Terror, Virgil, The Aeneid. Minoru Yamasaki, Come From Away, Broadway Tony Awards, Gander, Newfoundland, Peter Walker, numerologist, numerology, eternity, faith, service to humanity, spiritual enlightenment, selflessness, sacrifice, new beginnings, creation, striving forward, progress, the energies of positivity, oneness, racism, discrimination, Freedom Tower N145

Did you realize we dial 9-1-1 in an emergency and these are the exact numbers that recount one of the most tragic days in recent U.S. history? Each year on 9/11, I remember the aftermath of lost souls while cherishing ...

Why haven’t I heard of her? At 7 feet and 11.5 inches, Anna Haining Bates (nee Swan) was 2.5 inches taller than the world’s tallest man, Angus MacAskill. By the time she was twenty one, Anna was touring with P.T. Barnum’s ...
Maud Lewis, Viola Desmond, Nova Scotia, Canada, Painted House, Folkart, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Lieutenant-Governor Mayann Francis, Halifax Harbor, Canadian stamp, segregation, racial discrimination, Halifax Transit ferry, The Viola Desmond Story, Journey to Justice, Rosa Parks, National Film Board of Canada, Africville, Citadel, British expansion, New Glasgow, Roseland Theater, Digby, Everett Lewis, Maudie, Hollywood movie, Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, HGTV’s Tiny Homes, juvenile arthritis

Socrates said an unexamined life is not worth living. But what role do we play in painting the life we live? We cannot control where we are born or some of the challenges we’ll face along the way. But one ...

I recently attended my nephew’s picture-perfect wedding in Central Park, New York and took the opportunity to visit one of my dearest and long-time friends, Rose. She is as lovely as her namesake and is truly a beautiful soul – ...

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