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Earth Strike and Canada Post — My Slice of Mexico

Wonderful ideas and young people taking to the streets for vital institutions for infrastructure between citizens.  I'd like to see something similar for U.S. post offices and libraries.   The gathering I attended was not too large, but I was given an informative brochure by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers … click on title… Continue reading Earth Strike and Canada Post — My Slice of Mexico

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dVerse — haibun — Surprise!

As each morning brings the ritual of opening all of the blinds, windows, and sliders, so does the dusk bring their closing. At times, the ritual is disrupted when heavy storms blow rain in; depending on the wind's direction doors and windows are closed accordingly, to keep out pooling water. One such afternoon, when the… Continue reading dVerse — haibun — Surprise!

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#FFFC — A Place to Grow

Finding a place to grow food in the city was becoming an emergent crisis. Overpopulation forced building housing on every square inch of land that wasn't streets or sidewalks. The price of food, both at grocery stores and at farmers markets made it unaffordable to most. Growing one's own became essential. Bands of like-minded (and… Continue reading #FFFC — A Place to Grow

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/30/19

George Fest – subtitled A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison – is a live album and concert DVD package documenting the George Fest tribute concert to former Beatle George Harrison, held at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on 28 September 2014. The album and documentary were released on 26 February 2016.… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/30/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/29/19

The 1966 Live Recordings is a 36-CD boxset of live recordings from the 1966 Live Tour by Bob Dylan, released on Legacy Records in November 2016. It includes every known recording from the tour, including audience tapes. Most of the set was unreleased at that point and some tapes never circulated before. Apparently they have… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/29/19

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#SLS — twofer — Steve Earle’s Mystery Train Part II and Elvis Presley’s Mystery Train

Jim Adams is the steady host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week the prompt is Train songs and I feel that everyone should be able to find a song that fits this theme. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or… Continue reading #SLS — twofer — Steve Earle’s Mystery Train Part II and Elvis Presley’s Mystery Train

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#MM Saturday Mix — The Pink Bench

image link Ed lived in a small house in a quiet residential neighborhood. Now 84 years old, the past year had gotten him accustomed to a slightly different routine than the one of the previous 50 he was used to. A year ago this day, his beloved wife, Bell, had passed on from this world… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — The Pink Bench

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/28/19

From wikipedia: Remain in Light is the fourth studio album by American rock band Talking Heads, produced by longtime collaborator Brian Eno and released on October 8, 1980. Following the release of their previous album Fear of Music in 1979, the quartet and Eno sought to dispel notions of the band as a mere vehicle… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/28/19

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #106

  This is that, and that is this. Yes is no, and straight is twist. That is this, and this is that, Up is down, and thin is fat. Black is white, and all soon grey Here is close, yet far away Today is now, yet yesterday Tick tock eyes watch tennis ball Rise fall… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #106

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Coloring Club Plus — 9/27/19

The Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 is the debut studio album by the English-American supergroup Traveling Wilburys, comprising George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty. It was released in October 1988 to commercial success and critical acclaim. Although Harrison had long planned to start such a band, the project came about through… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 9/27/19