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Tales of the Metric System:  Book Review

Tales of the Metric System: Book Review

Tales of the Metric System, by Imraan Coovadia (Ohio University Press, 2014) is an important read. It conveys, through ten linked short stories, detailed truths about the transition from apartheid to self-rule in South Africa. There is a difference in having read news of change over the past forty years in South Africa, remembering hearing of […]

Migrant Sun-- Ramon Mesa Ledesma

Migrant Sun– Ramon Mesa Ledesma

  Ramon Mesa Ledesma, author of Migrant Sun,  is an Indie author with stories to share of the Latino Migrant Experience in the United States from his personal experience. I met him recently and we talked about his work. He is a soft spoken man with a powerful message.   The thirty thoughtful poems in […]

The Good Life

The Good Life

The Good Life   Martha had not thought about him in years. It wasn’t that he had not played a pivotal role in her development, because he had. Her first boyfriend, first kisses, first prom, first dates in a car, first squirming around with tangled clothing. But so many years had passed that those events […]

Quilt Speak

Quilt Speak

Quilt Speak I am packing my duffle for the weekend and awaiting my ride 80 miles to the north—somewhere north of Polson, Montana—with Jane, a woman I have only met through email. Jeans, t-shirts, Griz sweatshirt, underwear, socks, computer, bottle of wine, homemade gingersnaps, and homework go into the bag. I think hard about where […]

Indie Award Winning Actress Nicole LaPlaca, A Rising Star

Indie Award Winning Actress Nicole LaPlaca, A Rising Star

Canadian-born Nicole LaPlaca is one of Hollywood North’s brightest rising stars. The Leo Award-nominated actress received the accolade in 2004 for her performance in the indie short film Beachbound. Nicole most recently appeared on screen in the Lifetime television movie Secret Liaison co-starring Meredith Monroe. She can also be seen on City TV in an episode of the sitcom Package Deal (“Kim vs. Karaoke”) and she just […]

dr.a.g the World’s Most Glam Book

dr.a.g the World’s Most Glam Book

dr.a.g by Christopher Logan the World’s Most Glam Book featuring top drag by top fashion photographers. But you can’t keep a drag queen down. Much less 300 or so bound together, dressed and ready to go! The new edition of the dr.a.g book, now published by author Christopher Logan’s company BOOKTHEFILM, with distribution through all […]

ye pay it BACKWARD...ye pay in NOW...ye pay it FORWARD

ye pay it BACKWARD…ye pay in NOW…ye pay it FORWARD

I have not been completely doing my part scratching my fellow’s backs.  I recently wrote a blog post on paying it forward and, my overseas Scotsman, author, and blogger friend Seumas Gallacher wrote a post regarding NEARLY the same as mine. “ye pay it BACKWARD… ye pay it NOW… ye pay it FORWARD… and ye […]

The Twitter Evolution

The Twitter Evolution

The twitter evolution is triggering a chain reaction in me I find nearly unstoppable.  It shocks me that I only started using twitter less than a year ago.  I was taught how to tweet by my son Dustin.  He told me there was no way my eZine  would be successful or, my book have a […]