Valerie Marie

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3 Strategies to Help You Write a Novel in 3 Months

It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself. — Zadie SmithI’ve participated in a …

Creative Writing

Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

This Coca-Cola cake is probably the easiest and most delicious quick dessert ever! So simple and so creamy! You will need around 40 minutes to make …

Dessert

The Grim Story of Hells Angels Killing a Black Teen at a Rolling Stones Concert

The unhinged free show put a lid on the freewheeling 60s, but the racial dimension to the bloodshed is inescapable.<p>On December 6, 1969, Meredith Hunter, an 18-year-old African American man, was stabbed to death at what was billed as "Woodstock West," a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont …

Hells Angels

19 Warm and Cozy Fall Dinner Recipes

Perfect for chilly autumn nights, serve up these warm and cozy fall dinner recipes for family suppers. From soups and stews to roasts and casseroles, …

Cooking

'The day I found a box of letters that revealed a secret love affair my mother had hidden for 80 years'

It is almost 60 years ago, but the memory of that summer afternoon in the garden of a house in Buckinghamshire still shines in my mind, as if it were yesterday. Whichert House was named after the local word for ‘white earth’, the mixture of lime and straw used in the construction of houses in this …

Red Cross

Not Your Average French Dip

Makes 8 sandwiches<p>Are you down to dip? We’re digging this top-notch spin on a traditional French Dip, created by Jacob Dixon at Mean Sandwich. The crew created this stellar recipe that’s prepared with housemade roast beef, sauteed mushrooms and butter pickles on homemade bread with a perfect layer …

Recipes

'A fierce bright light': poet and activist Candy Royalle dies, aged 37

Australia’s literary community has paid tribute to award-winning spoken word artist and activist Candy Royalle, who has died aged 37 after suffering from ovarian cancer.<p>Announcing her death on Facebook on Sunday, her family wrote she died on Saturday afternoon, “after years of struggling with her …

Literature

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Cooking

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Jerk Chicken

Jerk chicken, a cooking method native to Jamaica, gets its warm spice and kick from a marinade that traditionally consists of allspice and Scotch …

15 Surprisingly Amazing Coleslaw Recipes That Will Be the Star of the Picnic

There’s nothing sadder than a bowl of gloppy, store-bought coleslaw languishing at the end of a picnic table. But when done right, coleslaw is one of …

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Looking for Cinco de Mayo recipes? Get easy to make Cinco de Mayo recipes. Taste of Home has recipes for Cinco de Mayo including appetizers, dinners, …

Cooking

15 Delicious Summer Fruit Dessert Recipes

01 of 15<p>If you've never tried making strawberry shortcake before, here's a simple recipe even beginning bakers can feel confident making. Only three …

Shrimp Boil

This classic shrimp boil recipe is a wonderful, easy way to prepare fresh shrimp. No Lowcountry shrimp boil is complete without adding hearty …

Read a Free Stephen King Short Story Before The Outsider Pubs

Stephen King’s new novel <i>The Outsider</i> debuts next week, but readers don’t have to wait to get a taste of something new. On Twitter, the author offered fans an “appetizer” for the book, a short story entitled “Laurie” that he has released free of charge via his website. If that’s not enough to sate …

'Barracoon' Went Unpublished for 87 Years Because Zora Neale Hurston Wouldn't Compromise

‘Barracoon’ Went Unpublished for 87 Years Because Zora Neale Hurston Wouldn’t CompromiseHurston cared about authenticity more than fame — and …

Jennifer Aniston Swears By This $24 Amazon Steal for "Glowing" Skin

Jennifer Aniston might be known for her ageless complexion and glowing skin, but the actress reveals her routine is relatively low-maintenance. "It's …

14 Gorgeous Shade-Tolerant Plants That Will Bring Your Shaded Garden Areas to Life

Do you have a shaded area in your yard that it seems like nothing will grow?<p>I feel your pain because I have the same problem spots in my yard. But …

The Real Truth About Lynchings In America.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) If we don’t know the whereas, the therefore doesn’t make sense. Witness the ovens in Auschwitz and Treblinka, and then you can …

How Zora Neale Hurston captured the poetry of African-American folklife

In 1931, the last surviving captive of an American slave ship was interviewed by Zora Neale Hurston. It was not the only time Hurston would preserve …

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Black History

Tarot Spread Archives

Posted at 13:02h in Tarot by Ethony 4 Comments<p>Hi Tarot Tribe, we are coming up to New Moon time again soon.We have the New Moon in Capricorn on the …

How to Understand the Meaning of Tarot

How to Understand the Meaning of Tarot<p>Updated on March 13, 2018<p>Many people have a lot of misconceptions about Tarot, including what it actually is …

Spirituality

Fool’s Journey: Starting A Tarot Journal And What The Heck To Put In It

Got yourself a brand new notebook just for Tarot School?<p>Let’s put something in it!<p>Unless you have the memory of an elephant and/or for some reason …

Autism And ADHD Have More In Common Than You Might Think

The two disorders co-occur in up to 80 percent of cases.<p>We don’t tend to look at autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as having much in common, but new science offers a compelling reason to consider some of the striking similarities between the two disorders.<p>Autism Spectrum Disorder, …

Most Children With ADHD Face Mental Health Problems as Adults

Nearly a third of all children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder continue to have ADHD into adulthood, according to an alarming …

This Is Why You’re Always So Tired

For many adults and children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), the thought of falling asleep easily, staying asleep through the night, …

ADHD

Lemon Butter Chicken

<b>You’ll need</b><p>4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut in half)<br>1/2 Tablespoon paprika<br>3 Tablespoons butter, divided<br>4 garlic cloves<br>1 cup chicken broth<br>1/2 …

President Obama farewell address: full text

<i>As delivered</i><p>THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Chicago! (Applause.) It's good to be home! (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. (Applause.) All right, everybody sit down. (Applause.) We're on live TV here. I've got to move. (Applause.) You can tell that I'm a …

Political Science