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100 Word Wednesday: Week 12

Week 12: 100 Word Wednesday! Image Credit: Samantha Scholl 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 Wrap-up! Let… Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 12

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Wind-Up Week 11: 100 Word Wednesday

Week 11 Thanks for stopping by for Week 11 of 100 Word Wednesdays! This image had me thinking of European Adventures. Nothing quite so stately, so steeped in history, exists in the States (USA). The reflections are what really caught my attention. What moved you? Please take a few minutes to read and comment on… Continue reading Wind-Up Week 11: 100 Word Wednesday

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Three Line Tales: Cold Cuts

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? Only 3 lines on the image! Image Credit: Cathal Mac an Bheatha Cold Cuts When you eat meat: do you see the face of your meal? What if we had to harvest the animals ourselves? Convenience has made us the cold cut ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~… Continue reading Three Line Tales: Cold Cuts

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Image Credit: Matias Larhag Beneath Skim the surface to see what lies in wait. So much more than it appears, the buildings, the people, the spirits which roam this picturesque setting. She kneads her bread, humming a familiar tune, as her young child plays on the floor in front of her. Her anxiety, her worries,… Continue reading Beneath

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

I am blessed to know this amazing young woman featured in the story. This weaver of words, this loud, rambunctious, wonderful human being: She and her lovely family are our oldest friends in the Pacific Northwest ❤

It is with love and humble admiration I give you this piece written for a remarkable young woman ❤


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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 Muslim father who was born Jewish and a mother who was raised Christian, she’s finding a unique path through her world. Sitting down to talk with her across our laptops at their Central Seattle home one rainy Saturday morning, I run a check of my new recording app, to make sure it will catch her words. “Oh, don’t worry, I have a loud voice,” Sumeya reassures me.

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