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Monday Update 5-2-16

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Finish It Bingo Cards 5-1-16
Legitimate Disability
Accessibility Benefits: Keyboard Shortcuts
Polychrome Heroics: The Marrakesh Treaty
Poem: "Void of Course"
Sunday Yardening
Improving Accessibility
Solo Celebration Bingo Card 5-1-16
Blogging Against Disablism Day: My Characters with Disabilities
New Crowdfunding Project: "Beasts of the Mesozoic"
Saturday Yardening
BINGO: line
Poetry Fishbowl Report for April 19, 2016
Read "Traveling Storm" by Dialecticdreamer
Read "Building Storm" by Dialecticdreamer
Today's Trip
Bonus Material: Busking in Terramagne
Wednesday Yardening
Good News

The next Poetry Fishbowl will be on Tuesday, May 3 with a theme of "schooling vs. education." Drop by then and leave me some prompts!

Poetry in Microfunding:
"Holding Hope and Love" belongs to Polychrome Heroics.  Cheersquad gives Zima some ideas for helping Lakia.  "The Door to Nowhere" is a crossover between P.I.E. and Schrodinger's Heroes.  Brenda and Darrel meet up with Chris.  "When Someone Is Vulnerable" belongs to Polychrome Heroics: Officer Pink.  It has three new verses in which Ansel tries to figure out what's wrong with Turq.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" "To Ride Death" (poetry), "Rammer" (nonfiction).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

Yesterday it rained; today it's damp.  I've gotten more yardwork done, but don't know if I'll get outside today.  Seen at the bird feeders this week: small flock of sparrows, several mourning doves, a pair of cardinals, many grackles, a rose-breasted grosbeak, a yellow-bellied sapsucker, and five blue jays.  Tulips are done blooming.  Currently blooming: violets, honeysuckle, zinnias, nannyberry.  The poppies have flower buds on them.  They look like fuzzy little aliens.   
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