Ali Canary aka AliCat
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Following the Winding Internet Path: Discovering a New Artist with some Interesting Connections

I have a fondness for searching random things on the internet and then just seeing where it leads me by clicking interesting-looking links and following here and there, learning new things all the way. My latest foray on the web started with looking up the
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Posted in Art on December 30, 2017

Everything Avocado! Are You a Fan?

Everything Avocado! Are You a Fan?
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Posted in Food on November 11, 2017

The 2017 Toyota Camry Has a Painful Design Flaw

(That picture is not of a Camry, in case you didn't know. Read on and you'll get it.) I recently had my trusty 2000 Avalon in the body shop of the local Toyota dealership for repairs. The shop had cars for rent, and they were all Toyotas, of course. They
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Posted in Reviews on August 9, 2017

RETRO RECAP: Top Six Results and Eliminations on The Voice, Season Five

Originally published November 2013 It's getting down to the wire on The Voice, and every singer remaining is so talented, it's a shame to see them go. Each of the six remaining contestants--Tessanne Chin, Cole Vosbury, Jacquie Lee, Matthew Schuler, Jame
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Posted in Movies & TV on June 18, 2017

Niume Has Stopped Paying

When Persona Paper had to discontinue offering payment due to falling advertising revenue, writers were forced to look into other avenues to try to eke out a bit of pay for their work. I developed my blogs a little bit, but that is a very solitary pursuit.
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Posted in Writing on June 2, 2017

Female Doctors vs. Male Doctors

I was watching a short informational video that contrasted female doctors with male doctors regarding efficacy and rate of pay. It said that female physicians may provide better care than their male counterparts, despite getting paid on average 8% less tha
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Posted in Health & Fitness on May 22, 2017

Time to Buy a New Shredder? Apparently Not, Thanks to Amazon Reviews

I have a small-ish shredder in my home office (it can handle three sheets of paper at a time). It's been a workhorse for years, but last night, the poor thing started running more and more slowly, and, groaning, ground to a halt. Hmm, time to get a new one
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Posted in Technology on May 18, 2017

What's Good for Persona Paper?

It's been over a year since I wrote last, and ironically, my last post was about how nice it was that people were still posting here (after payment stopped). Well, it is nice, and people are still posting, so I might as well be one of them. I've actually c
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Posted in Persona Paper on May 9, 2017

It's Nice to See that People Are Still Posting Here

I have been lurking around, reading the farewell posts by our PersonaPeeps, and I would guess many of you are doing the same, as there have been surprisingly high page views on some of them ( alexdg1 's post, for example, already had 15 views when I c
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Posted in Persona Paper on February 10, 2016

It was a Sexist Remark, Meant to Make Me Feel Better

In the summer after my sophomore year in college, I worked at an art supply store, and at that store, there were three managers--two men and one woman. I didn't get along with the woman for whatever reasons, and I actually ended up getting fired
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Posted in Personal on January 27, 2016

Comments (83)

Hi AliCanary , Are you on Facebook?

May 16, 2017, 11:34 AM

Yes, it is a good feeling to be getting closer to the goal.

January 17, 2016, 2:53 PM

Hi AliCat. I remember you from Bubblews. Glad to see you here. I just found the site recently.

November 29, 2015, 12:51 PM

Hi AliCat! I don't know if you're looking for any new venues or not, but I do know Daily Voice News is looking for writers to write about their favorite TV shows on a regular basis. I thought of you because your recaps are always so interesting and thorough. I just wanted to mention it to you. : )

November 14, 2015, 8:51 PM

You have been busy!! Congratulations on the milestone!

September 1, 2015, 8:13 AM

Hi Lady : ) I saw a new book at the library today titled, "The Secret History of Wonder Woman" and thought of you. I didn't know if you were aware of it or not, so here's looking at you, kid.

July 14, 2015, 9:44 PM

Free time is scarce at the moment and even though I try to pop in everyday not much time to post...hopefully things will get back to normal over the next few months...

July 13, 2015, 6:20 PM

Following you and eagerly awaiting The Saga of the Truck Battery, Part 4.

July 8, 2015, 12:49 PM

i went on an extended hiatus. i miss this place and of course my dear friends here in persona paper!

July 6, 2015, 7:13 PM

Following you! Have a great holiday weekend!

July 3, 2015, 5:25 PM