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Arthur James commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Holiday Greetings (Digital Art Cards)
"` Beautiful... Some days if my brain is mushy and weary... I'll just view art works from art books. ` I borrow my Elder Sons Books. ` LOUVRE Paris etcetera It fun to see  details. How they dressed, and what the musical…"
Aug 5, 2014
Rodney Roe commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Haiku: Arabesque
"Zombie goats remind of zombie Lies Bill Maher coined the term for, Lies that won't die, even when they are exposed as dirt to the light. Zombie Lies horned prevarications, Told until the liar believes that black is white and wrong is right and…"
Aug 1, 2014
Rodney Roe commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Haiku: Arabesque
"The track never ends For either rider or mount Only running counts."
Aug 1, 2014
Arthur James commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Haiku: Arabesque
"` Perfect... Perfect... Positional. Then, we get light glimmers, and ask? No more, and no ` shed ' too ' much sudden ` light ' or we ` discombobulated ' and become ` earthen ' lame goat ` zombie ' ` banter ' I saw…"
Aug 1, 2014
Arthur James commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Birthday Post: Wee Irish Lass Demonstrating the Gift of Gab
"` huh... ` I's away... I visit farm, and ponder... ` It pick varieties of Berries ` PATRIOT '\ DUKE ` JERSEY`/ O\ Biut no` Pick de`\ O/ ` Joisey ` Shore ' blueberry' huh` I pick ` blueberries\ and ` no do ` smell vile/ huh ` oho…"
Jul 16, 2014
Arthur James commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Birthday Post: Wee Irish Lass Demonstrating the Gift of Gab
"` You might hook up with James Mark Emmerling? He needs a good Woman who's mature, and One Who Can Climb The Old Mulberry Tree.. You Climb Tree, Shake Tree Limbs, And JME Can Spread A Sheet To Catch The Sweet Ripe Mulberries. It is The Shake…"
Jun 22, 2014
Arthur James commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Masters
"` The colors attracted me. Dragon Flies scare bugs. It's another Wild bug day. Stick DragonFly on 'our' hat. The Dragon Bug Eats Bad Bugs."
Jan 7, 2014
Jonathan Wolfman commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Smokey Sang it Wrong
"wow"
Jun 13, 2013
Ellen L. Cannon commented on Jonathan Wolfman's blog post My Piece in Today's HuffPo Religion Section on the Historical-Jesus: With His Companions After the Crucifixion
"Well expressed and thought-provoking on numerous levels, Jon. If you have yet to view the PBS FRONTLINE Documentary, 'From Jesus to the Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus,' I highly recommend it. I was thoroughly enthralled while…"
Jun 3, 2013
nerd cred commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Basic Developmental Needs of Children
"Oh yes and I know I can be a little rough. And maybe like the word "bullshit" a little too much!"
May 16, 2013
nerd cred commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post My Ten Books by Age
"Thanks for reminding me - I'm actually about 1/2 way through Henrietta Lacks - put it down and lost track of it over Christmas - have to finish it. I heartily agree with you on that - it is a stunning story. I actually got the audio of Room…"
May 16, 2013
Ellen L. Cannon commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Basic Developmental Needs of Children
"I appreciate your viewpoint. Seems that we scraped against each others barnacles...  ;0) The main issue I keep working on is that for 42-years (childhood, adolescence, teen years and throughout my first, 20-year marriage) my voice was nullified…"
May 16, 2013
Ellen L. Cannon commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post My Ten Books by Age
"nerd cred-Thank you again, for reading and commenting. I've reserved Room from my local library, since  you have recommended it.  I recommend, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Sloot...stunning and heartbreaking…"
May 16, 2013
nerd cred commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post My Ten Books by Age
"See me backtracking through your posts. You were young for The Jungle! I didn't read it till my 20's or 30's and the first half was a struggle even then - very dry.I don't think I could do a timeline. Just So Stories and…"
May 16, 2013
nerd cred commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Basic Developmental Needs of Children
"Our skirts were supposed to be the same length as yours though we found that varied depending on which nun had a bug on which day with which kid ... When we left school we rolled them up at the waist until they were acceptably short. I didn't…"
May 16, 2013
Ellen L. Cannon commented on Ellen L. Cannon's blog post Basic Developmental Needs of Children
"nerd cred---Thanks for the input, Yep, b. 1949...Peoria, Il, the most notoriously conservative city (will it play in Peoria?) during the most conservative era in modern times (and in a further conservative, religious subset). Curmudgeon juices…"
May 14, 2013

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A self taught, pastel and digital artist, I am also a writer/poet by nature.(a retired mental health clinician, program designer/ supervisor and end-of-life care specialist, by necessity)

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Basic Developmental Needs of Children

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 8:10am 5 Comments

     Social development of the majority of children is learned by trial and error, while interacting with peers of similar age and gender. Preschoolers ’interactions become progressively social, evolving from time spent in independent solitary play, to cooperative play, using peer-to-peer…

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One More Call for Liberty and Justice for All

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

As human civilization progresses, cultures gradually come to the realization that injustices that were socially promoted and tolerated under past social constructs are, in current societal context, unjustifiable and unacceptable. Throughout history, during social transitions and/or upheavals, the great majority at first clings to traditional prejudices until it becomes apparent that the overall culture will not disintegrate when classes of people, once repressed, are allowed full and equal… Continue

My Ten Books by Age

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 4:27pm 4 Comments

An only child till age 5 1/2, I was the beneficiary of having been regularly read to, by my four grandparents and father. I will ever be grateful for the love of books they left to me, as their lasting…

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Smokey Sang it Wrong

Posted on January 13, 2013 at 11:24am 1 Comment

Smokey sang it wrong

These are not traced tracks of tears…

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