In Case You Missed it: Bizarre Foods America | Jackson’s Big Apple Inn

If you’ve fallen off of the healthy-eating wagon and want to indulge one last time before getting it together, you might want to try something different. Watch this clip from Bizarre Foods America featuring Jackson’s Big Apple Inn for an idea or two.

Season: 1

Episode: 15

Title: The Blues Trail

Aired: August 20, 2012

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White Wall Wednesday: The Creative Process » Promoting Passion

The creative process. Is it usually the same for you each time you create, or is it different? Maybe even drastically different? Do you know what to expect or is it a surprise?I work from routine best, so my shoots usually go to plan, or at least follow very similar steps. Here are most common…
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Book/Audiobook: Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy

The life story of Coretta Scott King—wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and  singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist—as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Continue reading Book/Audiobook: Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Hello Rejection, My Old Friend

Holland Rae, Writer

I was getting up for that mid-afternoon cup of coffee when I got an email.

Any writer – author, journalist or poet – who has work out in the submission pipeline, knows the email moment. The notification pops up on your phone or in your inbox and your heart takes a wild, insane ride. First, it goes up – way too high up – as your expectations soar. Then, you ground yourself, reminders of just how much the deck is stacked against you flit through your mind. Your heart plummets. Finally, finally, you get the email open – your eyes scan, searching for those all important words – pleased, unfortunately, with regret.

It does get easier. I have gotten a lot of rejections. In fact, I pride myself on being pretty good at divorcing the rejection of my work from the rejection of me as a person. There are a…

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