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Penny Miranda

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Based in Portland, Penny Miranda has been writing online and print articles periodically for more than 10 years. Her articles and blogs have covered progressive social issues, travel, animal welfare, education and technology. Miranda is a member of the Eta Sigma Phi honorary society. She holds a Master of Arts and is in the process of completing her law degree. A lover of wine, food, and travel, Miranda enjoys writing about her good—and bad!—experiences.

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  • Community in Toni Morrison's Beloved
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    Community in Toni Morrison's Beloved

    2 years ago

    Thoughts on the theme of community in Toni Morrison's novel, Beloved. Author believes that to be accepted the characters must admit humility and renounce pride.

  • 5 Ways to Know If It's Hearsay
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    5 Ways to Know If It's Hearsay

    2 years ago

    When you hear the term "hearsay" do you know what it means? Hearsay is not just gossip or unverifiable information. Learn how to decipher what is—and what is not—hearsay.

  • 5 Reasons You Need to Be on Twitter
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    5 Reasons You Need to Be on Twitter

    2 years ago

    Tips for those hesitant to join Twitter. Activists, business owners, and athletes should consider. Who to follow and why to remain an active user. Suggestions for novices or those trying to grow base.

  • Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas? Part 3
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    Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas? Part 3

    2 years ago

    Third installment in the series about Aeneas, the uniquely Roman hero of the Aeneid. Comparisons to the Homeric epics and Greek heroes Achilles and Odysseus. Greek and Latin words and meter discussed.

  • 3 English Castles You Must Visit
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    3 English Castles You Must Visit

    2 years ago

    Necessary information for anyone planning to visit castles in England. Tips about castles in Kent, including history, amenities, and entertainment options. Author visited in fall of 2014.

  • 8 Ways to Keep Your Guests from Knowing You Have Cats
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    8 Ways to Keep Your Guests from Knowing You Have Cats

    2 years ago

    Cats are wonderful companions, but can be messy roommates. Follow these tips to keep your house from looking and smelling like it's overrun with cats! Author currently lives with four cats.

  • Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas? Part 2
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    Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas? Part 2

    2 years ago

    The second installment in the series about Aeneas, the uniquely Roman hero of the Aeneid. Included are comparisons to the Homeric epics and Greek heroes. Greek and Latin words and meter are discussed.

  • Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas?
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    Who Was the Roman Hero Aeneas?

    2 years ago

    The first part in a series about Aeneas, the uniquely Roman hero of the Aeneid. Included are comparisons to the Homeric epics and Greek heroes. Greek and Latin words and meter are discussed.

  • What is PMU?
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    What is PMU?

    2 years ago

    Information about PMU, the estrogen replacement therapy used by some menopausal women. Discussion of where PMU comes from and how it's made. Data comes from industry and animal welfare organizations.

  • What Is Horse Soring?
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    What Is Horse Soring?

    2 years ago

    Information about horse soring, mainly focused on Tennessee Walking Horses. Links to laws, legislation, facts, and animal welfare organizations. Warning: videos may be disturbing to some readers.

  • Why You Should Care About Drones
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    Why You Should Care About Drones

    2 years ago

    Drones—AKA UAVs, UAS, and RPAS—are popular and prevalent. This study covers what they are, what people do with them, and what good they can for do. FAA Regulations governing drones are covered.

  • What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution?
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    What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

    2 years ago

    Information and explanation of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Details about negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Author provides current statistics and data about the laws and customs of ADR.

  • Top 3 Restaurants in NW Portland
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    Top 3 Restaurants in NW Portland

    2 years ago

    Reviews of restaurants in Alphabet District and The Pearl in NW Portland. Wait times, food, drinks, and ambiance are considered. Author is admittedly vegetarian and bivalve-focused.

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