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Thursday, April 27, 2017

#AtoZChallenge - 4-28-2017 - Letter X



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266 comments:

  1. Each day I’m doing a post of random topics based on homeschooling files I’m going through and decluttering.

    Today’s topics: Xylophones and X-Rays.

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  2. Blogging about chronic health issues, patient self-advocacy & empowerment.
    X-Rays - They Don't Show Everything
    @TupeakHope
    Find us on Facebook

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  3. Cats make the most eXcellent alarm clocks, don't you think? Here's a Throwback Thursday post from 2016 that bears re-mentioning. http://www.dianeweidenbenner.com/z-challenge-xcellent-furry-alarm-clock/

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  4. My THEME for the A to Z challenge 2017 is an ongoing speculative fiction story featuring telepathy.
    Each letter post is titled and inspired by a commonly misused word or phrase.
    X= eXact Revenge

    J -- Co-host of the #AtoZchallenge, Debut Author Interviewer, Reference and Speculative Fiction Writer
    http://jlennidornerblog.what-are-they.com

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  5. Theme: shades of love
    X is for xylopia of love
    https://aslifehappens60.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/x-is-for-xylopia-of-love-atozbloggingchallenge2017/

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  6. <a href="https://argonautsite.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/x-is-for-10-in-roman-numerals/”>TEN</a>

    The link just won't work today!!! Read about how a ten year old had to face tragedy in Fact or Fiction-Family Stories

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  7. Name: Linda Stewart
    Blogs at QP & EYE
    A-Z Theme: Values
    Letter X: Xanadu

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  8. Theme: My memories of life on the farm in the 50s and 60s
    Letter X Some eXtras for X
    *************
    Carmel | Earlier Years

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  9. Read a few spy bits that didn't make into my main posts! X is for eXtras

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  10. Snippets from the life of Martha Sarah Ellis.
    A to Z Challenge - X marks the spot
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    Sandra, Aspiring family historian, fellow participant in the #AtoZchallenge

    Sandra's Ancestral Research Journal

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  11. X is for Xenophobia and the ramifications it has for our protagonists on Roswell at Illegal Aliens;

    http://alienscast.com/2017/04/27/x-is-for-xenophobia-atozchallenge-spoilers-for-seasons-1-3/

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  12. My theme is Strange Feelings, words to describe things we feel every day, but those words may not be real. You guess. ;) X is for Xeno

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  13. FLASH FICTION - 200 WORD STORIES - X

    Today I'd like you to meet Amble Bay's champion boxer, Mark Xavier.

    Amble Bay's very own Mark Xavier!



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  14. Click here for Chapter X of my A to Z Choose Your Own Adventure (AC)! Comment to vote for the next choice and come back tomorrow for the reveal of the next installment in the novel: Runaway!

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  15. Pat Holloway theme is photography
    X is for Xavier Mission
    LINK

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  16. Today on Library Love we find that X marks the spot.

    X marks the spot

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  17. Name: Julie
    Blog: Reading Life
    Theme: Books, Books and More Books!
    Letter X: An Xt Called Stanley

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  18. Hi all,
    Blog:radhikasreflection.wordpress.com
    Theme: Kaleidoscope of thoughts
    Letter X - The letter X itself!

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  19. Hi everyone,
    I wrote about The Neanderthal Man In my today's post.
    Xenos
    Best wishes!

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  20. "Circle of Hope" - A serial story involving 26 women in a small Midwest town
    X is for Xenia

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  21. Read my Peregrination Chronicles of travel tales laden with exhuberance and excitement!!!

    Love of hotels

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  22. Name - Lancelot Quadras
    Blog - One Mind, A Million Thoughts
    Theme - Weird Words
    Link - X is for Xeransis

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  23. Read all about various poetry forms via @Sanchie

    Exemplum

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  24. A Maine license plate and a poem - Excellent

    Donna Smith
    Mainely Write
    XSELNT

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  25. Ever felt that pressing need to do something exciting?? Mocktailmommies take you on a dream tour where it all comes true!!!
    Xciting Things That Never Happen
    ----------------------
    Team MocktailMommies
    Collage Of Life

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  26. Today's music is sad af, but you can enjoy it anyway.

    Song a Day
    X is for Xasthur

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  27. Saraallie
    Blog: Sara Writes
    Theme: All About Sara’s Baked Creations ~ My Obsession With Baking
    XoXo! The Lovey Dovey Cookie Tray

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  28. have a great day! :)
    https://ladyleemanilablog.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/x-is-for-xenophobia/

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  29. For today, I decided to continue a story I started earlier this month because I really liked the potential of it. It also fits my theme of "Getting to Know Me" but in a literary allusion way. Anyway, today it is X Marks The Spot on today's Wolf of Words.

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  30. Hello Fellow A to Zers! Here is the latest installment of my ongoing fiction.
    Name: Marquessa Matthews
    Blog: Simply Marquessa
    A to Z Theme: Hawaii
    Letter X: eXcuses : "White walls, no splashes of color, white decor...I longed for the lush green and blue colors of Hawaii. And Galen..."
    Link: http://marquessamatthews.com/2017/04/28/excuses/
    EXCUSES

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  31. I'm continuing on my treasure hunt around my house.

    http://www.herdingcats-burningsoup.com/search/label/atozchallenge

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  32. X is always hard, but I figured out an X relating to my water theme.
    X is for Xeric.

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  33. Morning all!
    THEME: Build a Better Blog
    TODAY'S POST: X is for What's Your Blog's EXciting X Factor? #atozchallenge

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  34. Morning all!
    THEME: Build a Better Blog
    TODAY'S POST: X is for What's Your Blog's EXciting X Factor? #atozchallenge

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  35. Vanessa @Vanessence

    My "theme" - A Thirty-Word Story, revealing one word of the story each day of the challenge.
    #AtoZChallenge The Letter X

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  36. X the challenging one ...

    http://positiveletters.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/x-is-for-x-war-facts.html

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  37. X for the Xtras. In desserts here: http://asliverofmoonbeam.blogspot.in/2017/04/x-xtras-atozchallenge.html

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  38. Today on my A-Z of Favourite Things, X is for X-Men - my gateway into everything superhero and comic book.

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  39. https://www.novemberschild.com/2017/04/28/day-24-x-ray/

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  40. Name: JazzFeathers (Sarah Zama)
    Blog: The Old Shelter
    A to Z Theme: 1940s Film Noir
    Letter X: Xenos. The universal theme of film noir
    Link: http://theoldshelter.com/xenos-1940s-film-noir-atozchallenge/

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  41. Does this top ten list describe you? Today X is for Xenophile.
    Read it here: Jo Hawk The Writer

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  42. Name: Cynthia Rodrigues Manchekar
    Blog: A Few Drops of Ink
    Theme: Foreign Words with no English Equivalent
    Link: Xenomania: Exotic Words with no English Equivalent

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  43. Go on and read my today's post on being
    X-XENIAL

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  44. X in an A to Z challenge? Not a problem for astronomers.

    X is for X-ray.

    Yes, astronomers have X-ray goggles. It's the best way to view hot bodies.

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  45. My poem with X. https://ipsitabanerjee.com/2017/04/28/x-xenisation-atozchallenge/

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  46. Blog: Jingle Jangle Jungle
    Theme: #AtoZChallenge 1970's Billboard Hits
    http://www.jinglejanglejungle.net/2017/04/atozchallenge-x-is-for.html
    #AtoZChallenge 1970's Billboard Hits - X is for...

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  47. X entry https://kim153.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/xtra-ordinary-animals-atozchallenge-x

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  48. Black & White snippets: short scenes featuring characters, places and concepts from my forthcoming YA dystopian trilogy
    X is for eXaminer Tharl
    Tharl contemplates possibly the most challenging case of his career.

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  49. Name: David Jesson
    Blog: A back of the envelope calculation
    AtoZ theme: Materials Science underpinning fiction.
    Today's post - X - X
    Link:
    http://wp.me/p6nENh-ip

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  50. I take you to my hometown, a city where Nawabs ruled and royal culture spilled over like a cascading water fall


    Natasha
    natashamusing

    Travel Epiphanies:
    Xenial City of Nawabs

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  51. X for Xiaoniangzi

    "Female Scientists Before Our Time"
    Shells–Tales–Sails

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  52. #AtoZchallenge
    X is for Borg's X-ertion Scale
    https://thethreegerbers.blogspot.ch/2017/04/a-z-blogging-challenge-borgs-x-ertion.html

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  53. Name: Iain Kelly
    Blog: Iain Kelly Writing

    X is for X-Ray Exciting times as Detective Sand chases the killer...

    Read the ongoing story from the start here: Previous Episodes

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  54. Xenogeneic-like Ways to Use Other Genres To Improve Your Story
    The Theme at Operation Awesome is the Publishing Journey.
    https://operationawesome6.blogspot.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-xenogeneic-like-ways-to.html

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  55. A story of a xenial woman and her impact on others in this mini story
    Xenial

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  56. https://memorialvigil.blogspot.com/2017/04/fri-apr-28-expressing-emotions.html

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  57. Had to use the Chinese name for this next herb. But one does what one must in the A to Z Challenge! ;)

    Theme: Magical and Medicinal Herbs
    Today’s Post: Xue Jie

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  58. Hank is here:
    X for Xenoestrogens
    http://imagery77.blogspot.my/2017/04/consumers-would-have-to-take-remedial.html

    Hank

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  59. I am blogging about books I read before I started the blog:
    My A to Z:
    Witches

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  60. My name is Narinder and my blog is titled "Create Your Best"
    My 24th post of the challenge is X is for "X-FACTOR"

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  61. Name: Eva
    Blog: Mail Adventures
    #AtoZ Theme: Postcards
    Letter X: Xangô. However, it didn't arrive from Brazil...

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  62. Cross stitches and a Xmas stocking rescued me in the nick of time.
    X shaped stitches and a Xmas stocking

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  63. Happy TGIF! X is so hard for me. Is it for you guys too? X Marks the Spot

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  64. A little flash fiction rerun for you today:
    X Marks the Spot

    Having launched Willoughby the Narrator yesterday - this will be at the start of Book 8!

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  65. We're cheating slightly today. Guinea pigs are allowed. It says in the rules if you look in the very very small print.
    X for eXtras

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  66. The random thoughts begin to wind down with:
    X is for X-Acto

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  68. Mail art from A to Z.

    Phillip | X is for Xanthophytes | And they’re on XL mail

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  69. Foto Friday Fail, X Version
    In which I admit defeat.
    Katherine at Rodney's Saga: Horses, Life, A Touch of Geek.

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  70. There's more than meets the eye where it comes to music instruments in the Labyrinth...
    The Importance of Xylophones in the Echo Labyrinth

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  71. @Raesquiggles - X - the crossing point - St Pauls Cathedral
    The Quiet Writer

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  72. https://akkaacerbic.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/x-xtra-spicy-gunpowder

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  73. The letter X

    http://sagecoveredhills.blogspot.com/2017/04/x-is-for-x-in-summer-sky.html

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  74. X is for X-ray...truly

    http://www.our-simple-life.com/fun-stuff/atoz-challenge-4282017-changes

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  75. Exmoor House - well there's and X n it. http://bit.ly/2oOSus8

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  77. Using the code to display my blog links no longer seems to be working for me; not sure why. But today's post is about taking care of yourself through eXercise, and you can find it here: goo.gl/uEiob1

    Susan
    www.colormewriting.blogspot.com
    Color Me Writing

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  78. I'm using algebraic X to stand for the unknowns in the final book of my Season Avatars series. Comment for a chance to win the entire series!

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  79. Today I shared a little about my feelings on eXaggerated Amish reality shows. X ~ eXaggerated @ A Joyful Chaos

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  80. Don't be Xenophobic! I have a guide to reading international authors today at Girl Who Reads.

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  81. Blog - Molly’s Canopy (family history/genealogy)
    Theme - Whispering Chimneys: My Altamont childhood...where my genealogy journey began.
    X is for X-mas Eve: Santa casts a spell

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  82. saved by the poet with an "x" at the end of her name! https://deankmiller.com/2017/04/28/national-poetry-month-and-blogging-from-a-to-z-poets-on-display-letter-x/

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  83. X is for Example, because its the only way I know how to help.
    http://www.holdingdaisiescountingstars.com/2017/04/x-is-for-example.html

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  84. Path Through the Woods for X
    KatyTrailCreations
    Quilts and Quotes theme
    @randallbychance on Twitter from
    KatyTrailCreationsLetterX

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  85. Only 3 days left to soak up as much '92 nostalgia as you can stand!

    '92 Time Capsule

    X is for Malcolm X & X-Men

    X

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  86. X is for Xaghra's revenge and new to you author Geoff Nelder LINK

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  87. Happy Friday!
    Theme: Scrapbooking
    X is for XEROX and HOME PRINTING - http://shelleyngreene.blogspot.com/2017/04/x-is-for-xerox-home-printing.html

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  88. We're in the home stretch now! Stop by WordwWacker to see today's puzzle haiku. They're quick and fun!

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  89. X is for Xerxes

    https://lydiahowe.com/2017/04/28/x-is-for-xerxes-atozchallenge/

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  90. My Life In Ecuador
    Xanthophobia, Xenoepist, Xyzlacatosis

    Three word suggestions from Merriam-Webster's open dictionary.

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  91. More weird Canadian history you probably didn't want to know about...

    X - Brother XII, Canada's Own Crazy Cultist!

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  92. Theme: Food in Film, with today’s starring role: Xiaolongbao

    Trudy @ Reel Focus

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  93. Here is a link to my post for X from my blog Weekends in Maine. Thanks for visiting! X is for Xtreme Conditions | STABILicers Maxx make winter hiking a breeze.

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  94. XO and some lovely flower pictures today. http://ramblinwitham.blogspot.com/2017/04/xo-atozchallenge-skywatchfriday.html

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  95. Xenophobia. http://agingonthespectrum.blogspot.com/2017/04/xenophobia-atozchallenge.html

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  96. Name: Addison Albright
    Blog: Stories That Make You Smile
    A to Z Theme: ’Til Death Do Us Part
    * * Today's A to Z Post * * → X is for eXit

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  97. X = Xerosis to the -Xtreme
    It's a bit of a stretch...and shrink

    http://wendyoftherock.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/x-xerosis-to-x-treme.html
    http://wendyoftherock.com

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  98. Theme: writing prompts to help you beat block and burnout, start stories and stretch creatively
    Laurel's Leaves: X = eXcited
    (I was stretching creatively to go the phonetic route for my "starting consonant sound")

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  99. Challenge accepted. :)

    The Waiting is the Hardest Part
    Theme: Everything, Nothing & Stuff In-between
    Letter: X is for Not What You Think! [Hint: Gnome in the WILD!]
    Link: http://hmgardner.blogspot.com/2017/04/4-28-2017-atozchallenge-x-is-for-not.html
    Heather
    Co-Host, 2017 Blogging from A to Z April Challenge
    https://hmgardner.blogspot.com/

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  100. My "X" post for Scotland: http://writinginwonderland.blogspot.com/2017/04/x-roman-numeral-10.html

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  101. http://slimexpectations.com/2017/04/letter-x/

    X for ? :)

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  102. I'm pretty sure that any Harry Potter fan can guess the subject of discussion for X! If you're stumped, hop on over and check it out

    https://noloveforfatties.com/2017/04/28/atozchallenge-x/

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  103. Theme: Conspiracy Theories

    X is for the X-37B Space Plane

    http://www.tamaranarayan.com/2017/04/x-is-for-x-37b-space-plane.html

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  104. Supreme Court cases that changed life in the US
    X is for Death
    https://denapawling.blogspot.com/2017/04/x-is-for-death.html

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  105. The X factor in
    Shoes:
    http://repeatsamb.blogspot.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-x-vogxx-ifjm2017.html
    Trucks:
    https://annembray.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/atozchallenge/

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  106. http://www.15andmeowing.com/2017/04/friendly-fill-ins-week-51/
    catnip xmas tree for cats

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  107. X is for eXcited Sharing your excitement at work with your colleagues!

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  108. Blog: Read All The Things!
    Theme: Bookish memories
    Post: X is for “Xenophobia.” Books to combat xenophobia.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  109. Zombie Flamingos, Welcome to James Bay: X is for Luxton

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  110. X marks four roads in my post today.One of those roads I am traversing (this week) to find ways (and funds) to help the Acholi and South Sudenese refugee children in northerrn Uganda.
    A Piece of Uganda

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  111. Xxx
    http://cheryllennox.blogspot.it/2017/04/x-is-for-xxx.html

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  112. I'm writing a 26-part story using a different one word writing prompt each day.

    I'm kind of proud of my ability to work this word in and still make sense with the rest of the story.
    Xenolith: A to Z Challenge 2017 Post #24

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  113. Stop by for a dose of tranquility, peace, and pronoia
    X
    Deborah Weber
    Temenos

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  114. Probably the most difficult letter, but I hope I nailed it:

    X is for Xenofiction

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  115. #atozchallenge 'X' is for Xciting ;) https://elan-creations.me/2017/04/28/atozchallengex-for-xciting/?iframe=true&theme_preview=true

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  116. Daily 3- line poem (5-7-5, haiku form); first letter of each line same as the letter of the day.

    X is for Xylophone
    Maggie C
    What Rhymes with Stanza

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  117. My theme is mostly made up holidays. Today is "Play a Xylophone Day"
    TraceyAtHome

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  118. I wrote about getting xeroxed in my engineering. About shameless copying of notes.

    XEROXED

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  119. toXic cloud heading your way? Head to La Yacata!
    LINK

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  120. X is for Xylosma Invasion
    It's not going to be a good day when the trees start attacking.

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  121. It is the X day! Birgit talks Movies and trivia http://createdbybb.blogspot.ca/2017/04/a-to-z-challenge-dreaded-letter-x.html

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  122. April is almost over! What are we going to do on Monday to keep our blogs going? Today's favorite thing having to do with X is DELETE Don't be afraid to click the link!

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  123. Character Types: Xenophobe
    https://ruminatedscrawlings.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/atozchallenge-2017-xenophobe/

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  124. X was easier for us at Talking It Out than it normally would be. Xenophobia. Exactly something we need to talk about.

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  125. X is for Xenia
    https://evablaskovic.com/2017/04/28/x-is-for-xenia/
    Theme: Components of Literature

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  126. Today's #AtoZChallenge: We visit the oldest Catholic church in Beijing that's also situated in one of the ancient gates of Beijing's imperial city, the Xuanwumen Church.

    Name: Andy
    Blog: coolkidandy.wordpress.com
    #AtoZChallenge theme: Chinese Adventure

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  127. X is for Xcode Training
    This is a hard one for "Macintosh Friday." Not a lot of applications/tips that start with the letter X.
    http://www.cryan.com/blog

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  128. Today on Sciency Words: A to Z... once upon a time, there was a planet named Xena (with a moon named Gabrielle).

    Sciency Words: Xena

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  129. Let's solve for X
    http://wp.me/p5u9VI-14F

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  130. Name: Sayanti Deb
    Blog: The Beauty Of Life
    A to Z Theme: Exploring The Beauty Of Living.
    Letter X: X factor

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  131. My theme this month is cancer. Today, X is for x-ray. LINK

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  132. X is for Xray and Xerography in which I discuss changing technology and its impact on the creative life. With a bonus family history tidbit in the form of a radiogram.

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  133. X is for Excitement. Only two posts more the complete the A to Z 2017 challenge.
    My post for the day - Xerophilous Organization
    Xerophilous Organization - Surviving the Business Cycles

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  134. X is for Ex Machina, nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards. Here's my review: Ex Machina

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  135. Theme: 26 of the Best Characters in fiction
    Today's post:
    X is for Weapon X (aka Wolverine)

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  136. Hello, here's my post on the letter X:

    Xenophobia

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  137. http://djinniaandtheenglishlanguage.blogspot.com/2017/04/a-to-z-challenge-2017-xingese-prince.html

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  138. Ready to get eXtreme? (Don't judge - there's an X!)
    "X" hair band songs #atozchallenge

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  139. Celebrating 'Women & their work' all April @NamySaysSo Xtraordinary: A Blind IFS Officer

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