Hidden Figures – Almost a Review

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A few weeks ago, I read the book “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly.  I really liked the book and can’t imagine the movie covering one tenth the ground it did.  There is so much context and background in the book, and yet I know the author was still only scratching the surface.

This is not a review of the book (review = excellent.  Read it).  I just want to say something about the book, something that I thought about as I read it but that is even more relevant after the recent events in Charlottesville.

A lot of this book is about racism at its ugliest, but also how some people were able to rise above it, or perhaps “rise in spite of it” would be a better phrase.  A little background about how hard it was for people of color, and blacks in particular, to get ahead in…

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Twittering Tale #45 – 15 August 2017

This week Kat Myrman of Like Murcury Colliding has given us an interesting prompt this week. A wolf in sheep’s clothing. 

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       A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Photo Prompt by 5arah at Pixabay.com

WTF! These pathetic legs are not mine where are my paws.I can’t let the others see me.Must of been the lamb Dhansak just before the full moon.
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Wordless Wednesday.

One Liner Wednesday: Death.

Death is a cold Lazange wrapped up in parmasan cheese.

From Life Is A Minestrone” song by 10cc: 

Writespiration #128,52 Weeks in 52 Words, Week 33.

This week our task master Sacha Black has challenged us to write a story in 52 Words no more no less, using the prompt The Persistent Dog.

I have gone for the literal  here as  our Ruby is a lovable persistent dog. At the moment she is sporting blue boots when go out and a soft cone of shame for when we cannot watch her due to poorly Paw. 

This is part  of 52weeks 52 Words Rules and Pingback here.

#Writedpiration.

The Persistent Dog.

Can we go now, yes? please now! I will get the ball, shall I ? What are you doing, ironing! Here is my lead. You can have this toy it is one of my favourites. Oops! sorry I didn’t meant to trip you up! Let’s go! Get up, wake up now please.

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