Archive for the ‘Lifestyles’ Category

IN A VIRTUAL WAY — A “Thematic Attic”/Virtual Love Piece

2013-08-01 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    IN A VIRTUAL WAY Who would have thought, or could have, in fact, not that long ago that love and relationships of all kinds, too numerous to say, could get their start in a cyber kind of way. Who could have thought that they could form, let alone grow, in a way other [...]

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CPC Pick-Apart Poetry Celebrates a Special PAL and Friendship and Summer

2013-07-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    Welcome to the July 2013 Edition of Pick-Apart Poetry as we celebrate Summer and Friendship with the poetry of our eloquent and witty PAL, Scotorum, whose work is always so very creative and who works so hard to challenge us and to give our muses a nudge and to inspire our own creativity. [...]

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WITHIN THE SHADE OF SUMMER (with photo)

2013-07-27 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    WITHIN THE SHADE OF SUMMER On a summer’s day when all is still and the temperature rising as the sun finds its way to noon, I come to this place that calls to me, where silence speaks most eloquently, where possibilities dance within the wind, beckoning my heart to dream with them. And [...]

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DO IT BECAUSE YOU NORMALLY DO……. OR DON’T { and / or } OUR BETTER ANGELS

2013-07-27 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Just when you thought we are genuinely porked…that’s right …PORKED….. As in ; too pork…porking….I sure would like to pork you,  may I pork you , please pork me…….is that porked or what ? So need we continue the definition of porked , as it is used here…? No I think not. Oh why,why,why, must [...]

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A VERY LONG VIDEO BLOG ABOUT JOHN CLEESE {kinda}

2013-07-18 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Video begins at 33 seconds so calm down alright there is nothing wrong with your computa…..gezzzz….lol now focus huh Here ya go…………….and remember your eyes do not have to be open until you count to 33….32 if your want to be safe….132 if you count really…,really slow, whateva…………… Long …..Yes………… but informative too…………………………………………………. Thank you [...]

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NOT PRETTY IS IT, BUT LOOK ANYWAYS………..

2013-07-16 BlogBlog RSSRSS

How could any of this be deemed Pretty ? 1. A black male born in 2001 has a 32% chance of spending some portion of his life in prison. A white male born the same year has just a 6% chance. [ Sentencing Project] 2. In major American cities, as many as 80% of young [...]

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MAYBE IT’S TIME WE CHANGE THAT LETTER

2013-07-14 BlogBlog RSSRSS

ZIMMERMAN FOUND NOT GUILTY Whats my point here ? Perhaps an explanation is in order my friends….. I gotta tell ya that when this all went down 17 months ago I was totally on Trayvon Martins side of the ball, because thats the truth….but as Zimmermans trial was coming to a conclusion….in all honesty……based purely [...]

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How to make Pottery 6 : Kilns

2013-07-13 BlogBlog RSSRSS

How to make Pottery 6 : Kilns target=”_blank”>artancestral Wood Fired Pottery – Kiln Opening Day target=”_blank”>First time trying a ceramic bisque firing in a home made, ceramic fiber Raku kiln with propane target=”_blank”>My first backyard brick and pottery kilns target=”_blank”>Amaco Ceramic Kilns target=”_blank”>kiln building pottery wood target=”_blank”>snow……… pottery kiln opening,,,,,,, and george the kitten!!! target=”_blank”>SIMON [...]

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THIS IS MY VOICE THERE ANY MANY LIKE IT…BUT THIS ONE IS MINE !

2013-07-12 BlogBlog RSSRSS

A POEM BY SHANE KOYCZAN Thank you DL

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WHEN THE DYING ARE BORN AND THE LIVING ARE DEAD

2013-07-09 BlogBlog RSSRSS

In the U.S., currently 45 states do not allow adult adopted persons to receive or even look at a copy of their original birth certificate (OBC) (or any other uncensored original record), just by simple application, the way non-adopted persons can, although many who aren’t connected to adoption often assume that they can. In all [...]

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MOVING AHEAD SO LIFE WON’T PASS ME BY

2013-07-08 BlogBlog RSSRSS

XI. Constitutional Issues and Open Records for Adult Adoptees Court challenges by adoptees questioning the effect of sealed records law on civil rights and the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES: Yesterday’s Children, an Illinois adoptee activist group, filed a class action suit in federal court in 1975. Their contention was that sealed records violated their [...]

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STEP-BY-STEP (A “Simple Sunday” piece)

2013-07-02 BlogBlog RSSRSS

“Mystical Flowers” by Aditya Ikranegara     STEP-BY-STEP Trying to look as though I’m in complete control, attempting to find my way across this stage of life one step at a time, I find myself dancing with steps quite unsure, dancing lightly upon the edge of each and every day, as I try so very [...]

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JUST TEMPORARY (with photo) a Thunderstormy Friday Fling Ghazal

2013-06-30 BlogBlog RSSRSS

My very first attempt at a poetic form known as a Ghazal which was the featured format at this past Friday’s CPC Friday Fling . . . . The format is included down at the bottom of the page.       JUST TEMPORARY Thunderstorms blaze a trail across a summer sky as children try [...]

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RECHARGING THE BATTERIES (with photo)

2013-06-29 BlogBlog RSSRSS

  RECHARGING THE BATTERIES by Barbara K A CPC COLLAB   Feeling so down when things don’t go as planned, sometimes it’s simply difficult to begin to understand the why’s and the wherefore’s of things that we do and why things go awry when we didn’t mean them to.   It’s hard to put on [...]

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WITHIN RAYS OF GOLD — A “Simple Sunday” Piece

2013-06-10 BlogBlog RSSRSS

“Sunny Castle Tales” by Carlos Henrique Reinesch   WITHIN RAYS OF GOLD On this morning as the sun begins to rise up over and beyond the far ridge, I find myself once more within the glow of the sun as it filters through the trees and begins to find me. And as the morning rays [...]

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Copenhagen mix – in your face!

2013-06-06 BlogBlog RSSRSS

A popular summer activity – dug-up streets

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DREAMS BIG OR SMALL

2013-06-03 BlogBlog RSSRSS

    DREAMS BIG OR SMALL   As another day ends and the moon begins her graceful journey toward tomorrow and across the sky, I’m captivated by her magic and transfixed by what I see, Luna opening her magical gates to those dreams of night where I so love to be.   And as my [...]

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ACROSS A PAINTED CANVAS — a “Simple Sunday” piece

2013-06-02 BlogBlog RSSRSS

“Painted Dreams” by Saeed aka Qa9eD     ACROSS A PAINTED CANVAS     There are no words through my pen or my voice that can even begin to express what flows from the Almighty’s hand and what He has painted across the evening sky as once again day comes to a close.   For [...]

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AT WEEK’S END — CPC Collab With Photo

2013-06-01 BlogBlog RSSRSS

AT WEEK’S END   by Barbara K   A CPC COLLAB   Friday afternoon has finally come, another long work week finally done, and it’s most definitely time to have some fun.   I think Santa Monica Pier is the place we should go, always such a lot of fun and they put on such [...]

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Yogurt Mayonnaise ? , Greek Yogurt Mayonaise ? , White American Cheese Mayonaise ? ,Whats next ? , Oh Cum On Now………….?

2013-05-31 BlogBlog RSSRSS

Well it was after all…you know being that this is America and all…..where trends are made and broken daily…yea well it was just a matter of time… ya know my friends. Now myself I can not see myself ordering a cum and coke…..but that’s not to say that you can’t ya know….no political implications here [...]

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