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Why I Support Bernie Sanders for President

Why I Support Bernie Sanders for President

    (An excerpt follows from the keynote speech at the kickoff rally for Bernie Sanders on July 29 at the Grange in small town Sebastopol, attended by 180 people.  Half a dozen other house gatherings occurred elsewhere in Sonoma County, Northern California, with the one in Graton village drawing 55 people. Over 3,000 such […]

Remembrances: R.I.P. Omar Sharif

Remembrances: R.I.P. Omar Sharif

R.I.P Omar Sharif 10 April 1932 – 10 July 2015 Omar Sharif was an Egyptian actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films included Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and Funny Girl (1968). A […]

Prudery is a Plague!

Prudery is a Plague!

  Lesleypowers.tumblr.com In the third month of my ninth grade year, I shocked my CCD Teacher and classmates by disputing two ideas. First the contention that French Kissing was a mortal sin and cause for eternal damnation. Second that girls who dressed in a revealing manner were sinners others should shun. The classroom dispute promptly […]

An Adventure In Literature: What I Learned Over 20 Years Of Traveling The Path Of Indie Lit

An Adventure In Literature: What I Learned Over 20 Years Of Traveling The Path Of Indie Lit

It’s been nearly 20 years since the release of my first official book – a poetry chapbook called Standing On Lorimer Street Awaiting Crucifixion (Alpha Beat Press). That was 1996. Was a very different world then. There was no such thing as social media: no Facebook, no Twitter, no YouTube, Instagram, or any of the […]

Film Review: “State and Main”

Film Review: “State and Main”

“That’s a lie, it’s a gift for fiction.” David Mamet directed “State and Main,” a comedy about a film company that arrives in Waterford, Vt., escaping New Hampshire for a variety of reasons, the cover story being the town was lacking an old mill for location shots, but the more accurate reason for the sudden […]

Allergies Suck, and the Intergalactic Wood Chip Antenna Array

Allergies Suck, and the Intergalactic Wood Chip Antenna Array

  I had just had it! Sneezing, itchy eyes, and feeling worn out. The yearly sinus infection was making my head feel like it wanted to explode! I had to figure this thing out, I needed to know what was causing my allergic reaction every spring. So there I was face down on the examination […]

Announcement via the Society of Authors and Hunter S. Jones

Announcement via the Society of Authors and Hunter S. Jones

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT For Immediate Release June 12, 2015 Atlanta, GA – Hunter S. Jones announced today that the prestigious Society of Authors based in London, England, has elected her into membership, effective immediately. Her membership is based on the recent success of her historical literary work, Phoenix Rising: A novel of Anne Boleyn, published by […]

Secrets of the Tudor Age Seers

Secrets of the Tudor Age Seers

Today, it is my pleasure to welcome Nancy Bilyeau to my Fear and Loathing in Tudor England blog. If you love all things Tudor, you will love these posts. Have a look around to see what else Nancy has contributed to the blogs. You’ll also find articles by Alison Weir, Susan Bordo, Adrienne Dillard, The […]

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