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Eric Vance Walton
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July 5, 2016
SOLIDARITY BLOCK PARTY ( September 23 - September 26 )
All are welcome to come to the block party starting September twenty third to the twenty six. I will be one of the artists displaying my work for sale. It will be in the neighborhood of 967 Payne Avenue
My real life story about homelessness and how I coped with adversity in my life
Hello! My name is Mary and for those of you who know me from Hive you are most likely aware of the fact that I am very creative. You know me for my bodypainting, my book reviews, my pointillism art and
Lemons Give You Lemonade
I recently bought a 2021 MacBook Air to replace my 2015 MacBook Pro that had an uncooperative keyboard. The blasted thing would alternate between the V key sticking, typing an endless string of “V’s” and
Blog of the Week Winners - 20 September 2021
For this edition of the Silver Bloggers Blog of the Week, we had what must be a record number of entries. It seems that the topic really resonated for so many. This means we were challenged and the standard
When life starts fading
I'd like to talk about something none of us like to think about and many of us fear, but I really don't want this to be seen as a pity party! Most of us will at one time or another be faced with having
Forward motion and new horizons
A good leader does not get bogged down in the minutia of a tactical problem at the expense of strategic success. Jocko Willink Hands up if you're a leader. [G-dog raises his hand confidently.] It's who
Meditation and Overcoming the Cult of Positivity
I normally do not set out to write anything that will be positive or inspirational. I often think that we are inundated with a sort of toxic positivity. However, it seems ubiquitous. I am referring to
How The Pandemic Changed My Life.
It was three weeks to my final exams. A class of 2019 had somewhat found its way into 2020, no thanks to the constant ASUU strike plus other strikes which affected our university and hospital training.
Travel Diary 1978 - Part 7 - East Coast England
On The Road Again Queen Charlotte's Cottage 18th-century cottage within grounds of Kew Gardens Let us continue, after late nights good company of friends, seeing live bands, enjoying pubs and parks we
Proof of Brain
Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking 😲
I get asked to do quite a few readings, interviews, talks. Maybe, as part of a literary festival, to promote a new book of mine, or a discussion on a podcast. Initially, my shyness got the better of me,
Stand Up, a Freewrite Poem
Call a spade a spade my friends. Stand in the blaze of your own truth. Glare if you must, or be glared at, for only those of us who can stand in our own blaze, will stand at all. Fear weakens. Fear opens
HOW THE PANDEMIC CHANGED MY FUTURE PLANS.
New Theme for Monday: My Covid 19 Story It was barely a month to my final exams when the University announced that we should all go home and stay put to prevent the spread of the viral infection. At that
The Antidote (A Freewrite)
Go deep. Listen. Forgive. Be humble. Give credit where credit is due. Seek peace. Seek truth. Seek balance. Unplug. Spend time with the elderly. Trust, but verify. Be careful who you share your dreams
Whatever happened to togetherness?
Life certainly has its ups and downs, more so these past two years and I'm sure many of you are bobbing your heads up and down or not? I wrote just the other day about how thankful I am about the survival
I bought Citroen Racing rally car!!!
Hi, friends! This is the first time that I bought a real rally car which hasn't been prepared by mechanics in some garage but the real Citroen Racing car called Citroen C2 R2 Max. It has a sequential five
Silver Bloggers' Community Smorgasbord - 16 September 2021
Hello, everyone! We're back with another bunch of Sassy Silver Bloggers' posts. If you missed the last one, you'll find it here. Between @lizelle and I, we're trying to do one of these between the various
Hive: This Isn't Some Game
I came across an article some weeks ago that spoke of Hive's potential for creating literal millionaires in the blockchain in a few years. This would've sounded ambitious if the handwriting wasn't on the
Has the pandemic changed your future plans?
Hello my silver friends! This is my participation in the Blog of the Week. Evidently the pandemic has altered the lives of many people, and despite this I can't say that it has changed my future plans
Silver Linings, a #BoW Entry
After a long and successful career as a restaurateur, I expected my retirement to be one of music making. That goal was looking good pre-covid! I had joined a couple of choruses, had begun singing at open
Adapt or Die - Pandemic Mindshift
We were enjoying a carefree dream holiday in the stunning Cape; traveling from the Overberg mountains to the little harbour town of Struisbaai, just before the reality of Covid hit our shores. We returned