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31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #23: Sumeya B.

Originally posted on South Seattle Emerald:
In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond. by Alouise Urness Sumeya B. is a twelve-year old revolutionary woman. An only child of a…

100 Word Wednesday · Bikurgurl · Writing · Writing Challenge

100 Word Wednesday: Week 11

  Week 11: 100 Word Wednesday! Image Credit: Matias Larhag Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 11

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Wind-Up Week 10: 100 Word Wednesday

Week 10 Thanks for stopping by for Week 10 of 100 Word Wednesdays! This is an image I took of the closing of the run for a community theatre summer show one of my sons was in. It was after I took this image and we celebrated with a trip to the ice cream shop… Continue reading Wind-Up Week 10: 100 Word Wednesday

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Closing The audiences have gone. All that is left now is to roll up the backdrops, load the trucks, and be gone. Gone are the giggling girls, the hours of rehearsals, the day-long process of costuming and keeping makeup touched-up. “This was your dream to perform on the main stage,” she said, “Why walk away… Continue reading Closing

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Three Line Tales: Horizons

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? Only 3 lines on the image! Image Credit: Brian Gaid Horizons On the precipice of happiness: ambuscades await Realization it’s not on the horizon: I’m already there ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I linked up — why not take a whirl, it could be fun for you… Continue reading Three Line Tales: Horizons

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🍀Happy Saint Patrick’s Day 2017🍀

Traditions….. At my house, it’s all about the pancakes. We started off the day with our traditional Green Pancakes. First: Yes – this is a Sesame Street cookbook which has the best scratch pancake recipe hands down! Pancakes are a staple in my house. Second: I do use artificial food dye, but stress not as… Continue reading 🍀Happy Saint Patrick’s Day 2017🍀

Bikurgurl · Food · What's Cookin'?

‘Oreo’ Chocolate Cake

It wasn’t supposed to be an Oreo Cake, but when we couldn’t decide between chocolate and vanilla buttercream frosting: The ‘Oreo’ Cake was born! We always use the tried and true Hershey’s Chocolate Cake recipe with vanilla buttercream frosting between the layers and chocolate buttercream frosting on the outside. It seems pretty easy, right? Well,… Continue reading ‘Oreo’ Chocolate Cake