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Arabella's Latest Blogs

Jan.27.2014 - 1:51 pm
Morrie Turner's Nipper
  December 11, 1923 – January 25, 2014 On Saturday, 25 January 2014, my friend, cartoonist Morrie Turner, passed away. He was 90 years young. Still working on his beloved...
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Oct.16.2013 - 9:44 am
Art.Rage.Us.: Art and Writing by Women with Breast Cancer
  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month More than a dozen Octobers ago, I wrote several articles about survivor Wanna Wright, a bald, breast-less, beautiful, fearsome...
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Sep.29.2013 - 1:23 pm
Banned Books Week (ALA, September 2013)
    The first time I read Fahrenheit 451, I had trouble sleeping, for weeks. I couldn’t imagine a society were reading was outlawed. An adolescent bibliophile back then...
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Sep.20.2013 - 1:56 pm
Keys to the Coop, copyright Kara Walker
  To mark the opening of Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power, the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California (http://crockerartmuseum.org/kara-...
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Comments from Arabella

Feb.08.2014 - 5:44 pm
In response to: Morrie Turner, 'Wee Pals' Creator, Dies
Jeanne: Thanks for the comment. Walked into a public library today, and one of the featured books is Morrie Turner's...
Aug.06.2013 - 3:13 pm
In response to: Moko Jumbie Romance
Love it! I had to listen to it more than once because it's positively sublime.
Jul.14.2013 - 11:07 am
In response to: Ocean of Change
Hi Jeanne: Thanks for your heartfelt comments. Will be interesting to see how the "economic nightmare" is eventually...
Dec.02.2012 - 10:24 am
In response to: One of a Writer's Happiest Days
Congratulations, Evie! I was thrilled to read that the new black won last night's Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for...
Nov.18.2012 - 1:18 pm
In response to: A QUARTER MILLION ON RED ROOM—AND LIFE SWIRLS ON
Christopher: Congratulations on last month's accomplishment of 250,000 views! Love your post about it. I'm smiling as I...