Bessie Smith

It’s a long old road, but I know I’m gonna find the end.


Bob Marley

Some people are so poor all they have is money.


Audio: Annie Lenox


Russell Simmons

Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self.



Lake Johnson Park
Raleigh, North Carolina

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Writer? Enable Alexa My Thesaurus Skill

Plucked an item off my Someday/Maybe list, then went hunting through the Alexa app. Turns out, there are several new skills claiming to play synonym king. Most lie. This one nailed my request, “…another word for travel.” Girlfriend showed off, announcing she had 13 total. As she rattled off each, my grin grew wider. It’s Mikey time, y’all: “try it, you’ll like it!” 🤗

My Thesaurus helps you find synonyms for words

Source: My Thesaurus – Alexa Skills Store


Judge in Bill Cosby Case Declares a Mistrial – The New York Times



Tiffany D. Jackson

Resilience is one hell of a quality to master and not many have the skin for it.


QuickNote: What Makes Paper Fountain Pen Friendly?

The other way manufacturers create fountain pen friendly paper is through a specific finish. In Clairefontaine’s case, vellum finished paper (what’s used in their notebooks) adds significant resistance to feathering and bleedthrough and for a more extreme example, Tomoe River paper has a silky smooth finish that resists ink, causing it to dry on the surface rather than leeching down.

Source: What Makes Paper Fountain Pen Friendly?


Lisa Nichols

You are the designer of your destiny; you are the author of your story.