Category Archives: Culture

May 19 Daily Prompt: Helping Hand

Tell us about the most surprising helping hand you’ve ever received. Photographers, show us HANDS. I was talking to a coworker regarding a book that I need to purchase for my summer class but I will not be able to … Continue reading

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Motivation Sunday: Fish Bowl & the Right Plan

There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys, how’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a … Continue reading

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May 12 Daily Prompt: Hi, Mom!

Today is Mother’s Day in the United States. Wherever in the world you are, write your mother a letter. Photographers, share a photo that says mothering. Hello Mom! I want to say thank you for everything you’ve done for me, from … Continue reading

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April 28 Daily Prompt: Cringe-Worthy

Do you feel uncomfortable when you see someone else being embarrassed? What’s most likely to make you squirm? I feel very uncomfortable when people are being discriminating against, unfairly treated or being belittled in public. I know what it is like … Continue reading

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Interfaith Service in Boston; Philly Runs in their Honor.

Boston, you will run again! I am watching the interfaith service for victims in Boston. One thing about dealing with tragedies is that we Americans cannot sit there and just watch. We may not like each other, we may be … Continue reading

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April 14 Daily Prompt: The Satisfaction of a List

Who doesn’t love a list? So write one! Top five slices of pizza in your town, ten reasons disco will never die, the three secrets to happiness — go silly or go deep, just go list-y. Immediately when I heard … Continue reading

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April 8 Daily Prompt: Turn, Turn, Turn

For many of us, winter is blooming into spring, or fall hardening into winter. Which season do you most look forward to? I like fall (I get to rock cool boots lol) but I most look forward to the spring. … Continue reading

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April 7 Daily Prompt: Alma Mater

You’ve been asked to speak at your high school alma mater — about the path of life. (Whoa.) Draft the speech. Congratulations to you, graduates! Congratulations to parents, family, friends, supporters and all the educators! The success of one student … Continue reading

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The Love of Reading Through the Years

Monkey does what monkey sees. My love for reading and writing started a long time ago. My parents always read to me. I loved story time. A former teacher, Mom was finishing nursing school when I was born. While she … Continue reading

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New Hair Product: Coconut Milk

Two years ago, I stopped relaxing my hair in march and cut it all off in october. I just allowed it to grow naturally ever since. I started by using Shea Moisture. It left my hair soft, curly and hydrated. … Continue reading

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