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Fellow Artist: Nick Stavrides, from a dead end street to a deep blue sea.

By Franck de las Mercedes This is the second installment of my new project, Fellow Artists. I met Nick about two years ago and was immediately taken by his enthusiasm for anything to do with artmaking. A son of Washington Heights, I knew his [...]
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4 Tactics of a Dream Thief

    4 Tactics of a Dream Thief By Vicki Hinze     Our dreams give us things to look forward to in life.  Big or small, working toward them, provides us with the will to get out of bed in the morning, to have a great [...]
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Coming soon: New Art Posts by Franck de las Mercedes @fdlm

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Franck de las Mercedes and I am a visual artist living and working in New York City. I was invited by this platform after creating a section on my blog titled “Fellow Artists”, in which I [...]
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Things You Wish You’d Said

  THINGS YOU WISH YOU’D SAID By Vicki Hinze     Ever had an experience then later think, I wish I’d said…? Maybe you were talking to your spouse about something that mattered more than you first thought.  Or about something [...]
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MAKE THEM PAY–Obsession & Revenge by NYT Bestseller Allison Brennan

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid is only two weeks away from her wedding to Sean Rogan when Sean’s twin siblings, Liam and Eden, hit town, and they are intent on much more than congratulating the bride and groom. The [...]
The Expectation of Privacy, Vicki Hinze

The Expectation of Privacy

  The Expectation of Privacy By Vicki Hinze Not too many years ago, people had an expectation of privacy that was mandated legislatively and widely respected.  Some are under the illusion privacy is still respected. Others have experienced [...]
Vicki HInze, Lent

Lent: A Don’t Miss Opportunity

  Lent: A “Don’t Miss” Opportunity By Vicki Hinze   It’s the Lenten season. The time of year when believers acknowledge they are sinners and have a savior in Christ, and that we were created from ashes and will return to ashes [...]
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Living Classrooms Announces Music Lineup Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival Benefiting Disadvantaged Youth

Contact: Media: Michelle Subbiondo – msubbiondo@livingclassrooms.org Music: Daniel Buchner – danielbuchner@gmail.com February 28, 2017, Washington, DC – Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region is excited to announce that Frank [...]
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What West Point Can Teach Hollywood

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African-American West Point graduate—not in 1970, or 1950, or even in 1930, but in the Class of 1877.    Henry was born a slave in Georgia in 1856. After the Civil [...]
Vicki Hinze, Coping with the Unexpected

Coping with the Unexpected

  Coping with the Unexpected By Vicki Hinze The unexpected strikes us all.  Whether you adopt a regimented routine, live by your prioritized To-Do list, or tackle your day by whatever strikes your mood, odds are your plans are or have [...]