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Sparrows Point Tour

Mark Levy of Jones, Lang, LaSalle Baltimore, the real estate broker for the former steel mill site, gave multimedia journalist Karl Merton Ferron a tour of the … source

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Your Novel’s Soundtrack

Designed by Freepik I know my lease is up and the bailiff’s at the doorAnd still I’m hanging on to the life we had before “Chainsmoking”—Jacob Banks I listen to white noise or instrumental music when I write because I usually find silence and music lyrics distracting. But there are …

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Homemade Pumpkin Smoothie

We are making a pumpkin smoothie using canned pumpkin, vanilla ice cream, pumpkin yogurt, cinnamon sugar, vanilla extract, and pumpkin flavored coffee creamer. source

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Japanese Hospital Food Looks Incredible!

If you’ve ever had to spend more than a few hours in hospital, you probably dreaded meal times. It’s not the fault of hospital catering by and large, often they’re working with very limited budgets. Friends and relatives can come in handy for food runs of course. But Japanese hospital …

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Your Protagonist’s “I Want” Song

photo adapted / Horia Varlan Today’s mad skill comes to us via Stephen Schwartz, who wrote the music and lyrics for one of my favorite musicals, Wicked, based on Gregory Maguire’s bestselling novel of the same name. The show tracks the early life of Elphaba, the girl who is destined …

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Snickers Cake – Passion 4 baking :::GET INSPIRED:::

Hi Sharing today how I decorate the peanut cake I posted yesterday!I added a layer of milk chocolate frosting that tastes like caramel. I added whipped cream on top and salted corn chips dipped in chocolate, they sell these corn candy in most of the stores in Sweden and Norway. But this …

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The Angsty Writer

Two months out from the deadline for a novel with more than usual riding on its success, I don’t feel super confident about crafting a post full of wise advice for writing more effectively, or engaging more meaningfully with readers, or bravely addressing big social issues, or achieving a better …

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