Tag Archives: Memoir

The Blank Canvas Blog Hop
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I’m excited to share that I’ve been asked to participate in The Blank Canvas Blog Hop. Two weeks of juicy creativity, free giveaways, and goodies! The blog hop starts on Monday, September 8, 2014. Fifteen amazingly creative individuals will discuss … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–August Update
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As I described back in April (you can read the post here), I’m celebrating my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and so … Continue reading

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The Magic of Truth and Lies (and iPods)
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have magician and illusionist Marco Tempest, who blends cutting-edge technology with the flair and showmanship of Houdini. Through his art, Tempest creates a highly entertaining way to be entranced by the reality-bending tech magic … Continue reading

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Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have Elizabeth Gilbert, the best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, as well as five other books and countless publications as a longtime magazine writer — covering music and politics for Spin and GQ. Gilbert also owns and … Continue reading

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The Web’s Secret Stories
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we’re watching Brooklyn-based artist and computer scientist Jonathan Harris who works to make sense of the emotional world of the web. With deep compassion for the human condition, his projects troll the internet … Continue reading

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Celebrating Life on the Spectrum
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Back when I inherited Storied Nights: An Evening of Spoken Word in late May 2013, I might have had no clue what I was going to do for programming in the short-term, but I knew I wanted to do an … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday and I’m Not Crying
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I have been a very, very bad blogger. After a year and a half of nonstop blogging, somehow, without meaning to, I stopped writing. And in the blink of an eye, one week turned into two months. I’m not quite … Continue reading

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The Web As Art
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we’re watching Brooklyn-based artist and computer scientist Jonathan Harris who collects stories: his own, strangers’, and stories collected from the internet, including his amazing project, We Feel Fine, which works to make sense of … Continue reading

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Happiness in Body and Soul
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we are watching writer and activist Eve Ensler who shares how a discussion about menopause with her friends led to talking about all sorts of sexual acts onstage, waging a global campaign to … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Woman
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we’re watching author and illustrator Maira Kalman who talks about her life and work, from her covers for The New Yorker to her books for children and grown-ups. She is as wonderful, wise, … Continue reading

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