Articles in Category: Amazing Susan's Blog

Aquarians Let The Sun Shine In (In Our Own Creative, Eccentric, Offbeat, Creative, Innovative, Radical, Rebellious Way)

aquarius-symbolMy 56th birthday will be/is/was Saturday January 28th, and I'm a classic Aquarian through and through.

As with most astrological signs, there's both good and "not so good" in that :P

Here is, in part, what it means:

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Goodbyes Are STILL Sad Things, 33 Years Later

road of_lifeMy mother's sister Jean died just a few hours ago. She was 85, and she had Alzheimer's.

She had been hospitalised last week after she fell out of bed at the care facility where she had resided for the last five years.

She was known affectionatley to her sisters, brother, nieces and nephews as "Auntie Jean'o" or "AJ." She was a good soul with a kind heart. 

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How Asmaa Mahfouz Ignited Egypt & Became History In The Making

asmaa mahfouzUpdate December 17, 2011: the situation heats up yet again in Egypt. Here's how it all started..

Susan notes February 6, 2011: 26-year-old Egyptian activist and prolific vlogger Asmaa Mafhouz was one of the main instigators of the Egyptian part of the Arab Spring. This is her account of what led up to the events of January 25, 2010, and beyond. Watch the vlog that set the nation on fire here.

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