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Sunday Open Thread

Hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Apr 4, 2014 This week, the President wrapped up a six day trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia, spoke on the success of the first open enrollment period … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Sting Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with Sting.

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Thursday Open Thread | Sting Week

Hope you are enjoying Sting. 2000s The Emperor’s New Groove soundtrack was released with complete songs from the previous version of the film, which included Rascal Flatts and Shawn Colvin. The final single used to promote the film was “My … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Sting Week

Here is more Sting…don’t you love those folks that can be known by one name? LOL 1990s His 1991 album The Soul Cages was dedicated to his recently deceased father and included the Top 10 song “All This Time”, which … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Sting Week

More of Sting. Early solo work[edit] In September 1981, Sting made his first live solo appearance, performing on all four nights of the fourth Amnesty International benefit The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball in London’s Drury Lane theatre at the invitation … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Sting Week

This week, we will get the music of Sting. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), better known by the stage name Sting is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He is best known as … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning, Everyone. Enjoy today with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Poets Week: Maya Angelou

We end this week with Maya Angelou. Global Renaissance Woman Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Black Poets Week: Nikki Giovanni

Today we will discuss Nikki Giovanni. Nikki Giovanni On June 7, 1943, Yolanda Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1960, she entered Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she worked with the … Continue reading

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