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Friday, April 28, 2017

#AtoZChallenge 4-29-2017 - Letter Y



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260 comments:

  1. I offer Yardsale tips for my "Y" topic today, just in time for the weekend. Happy reading! www.dianeweidenbenner.com

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  2. Blogging about chronic health issues, patient self-advocacy & empowerment!
    Your Mental Health in Chronic Illness
    @TupeakHope
    Find us on Facebook

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  3. Name: Eva
    Blog: Mail Adventures
    #AtoZ Theme: Postcards
    Letter Y: Yeast & Yarn. Nothing prevents you to from enjoying both together!

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

    Today’s topics: Yellow-Rumped Warblers and Yo-Yos.

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  5. Theme: My memories of life on the farm in the 50s and 60s
    Letter Y Youth
    *************
    Carmel | Earlier Years

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  6. Hi everyone,
    Hope your are all having a great time blogging.
    My today's post is a poem
    Yearnings
    Best wishes!

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  7. 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.
    Y= Your Point is Moot

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

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  8. Y is for Y Roswell?

    Illegal Aliens podcast--discussing the TV series Roswell.

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  9. FLASH FICTION - 200 WORD STORIES - Y

    You leave tomorrow. Join us for a farewell picnic!

    Your last full day in Amble Bay

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  10. My theme is Strange Feelings, possibly made up words to describe things we feel every day. Y is for Yu ui

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  11. The last row on the front of my A to Z quilt is completed with Yankee Charm

    Philipa (Ozzypip)
    Quilter and blogger
    Blogging her way through an A to Z quilt
    Ozzypip Quilts

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  12. Name: Julie
    Blog: Reading Life
    Theme: Books, Books and More Books!
    Letter Y: Yarrow

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  13. "Circle of Hope" - A serial story involving 26 women in a small Midwest town
    Y is for Yvonne

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  14. Y is for Young Love - at last a good news story in Family History-Fact or Fiction
    YOUNG

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  15. Y is for yoyo :)
    https://ladyleemanilablog.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/y-is-for-yoyo/

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  16. Y is for YA and for You on today's Library Love Field Trip.

    <a href="http://afieldtriplife.com/y-is-for-young-adult-and-y-is-for-you/>Young Adult Library Services</a>

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  18. Hi all,
    Blog:radhikasreflection.wordpress.com
    Theme: Kaleidoscope of thoughts
    Letter Y - Yesterday


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  19. Snippets from the life of Martha Sarah Ellis.
    Y is for Y chromosome
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    Sandra, Aspiring family historian, fellow participant in the #AtoZchallenge

    Sandra's Ancestral Research Journal

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  20. 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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  21. Theme: shades of love
    Y is for The Yearning
    https://aslifehappens60.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/y-is-for-the-yearning-atozbloggingchallenge2017/

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  22. Theme: Scrapbooking
    Y is for YEAR IN REVIEW - http://shelleyngreene.blogspot.com/2017/04/y-is-for-year-in-review-atozchallenge.html

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  23. Name: Linda Stewart
    Blogs at QP & EYE
    A-Z Theme: Values
    Letter Y: Youth

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  24. Kim here at Ramblings of K
    My theme is usually travel related but today is something different ... how one bullet can change the lives of generations.
    Ypres...

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    Kim Richardson

    Ramblings of K

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  25. A Maine vanity plate and a poem.
    Donna Smith
    Mainely Write
    YOGA

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  26. Link: #AtoZChallenge Y for Youngest to Oldest – Dawson Family.
    Name: Fran
    Blog: TravelGenee
    Theme: Sharing Family History via #GenealogyPhotoADay

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  27. 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 Y: Yes : "I almost dropped the phone at hearing the sleepy woman's voice on the other end of the line. I was speechless and my world started to spin again. My stomach sank and I no longer knew what to think.

    This could not be happening to me. My Galen could not do this to me... "

    Link: http://marquessamatthews.com/2017/04/28/yes/
    YES

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  28. Pat Holloway, theme is photography
    Y is for YOLO, you only live once
    LINK

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  29. Today for Astronomy...

    Y is for Year.

    The Julian year is useful to astronomers when calculating.... standard distance?

    Come learn what an AU and a ly is.

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  30. Saraallie
    Blog: Sara Writes
    Theme: All About Sara’s Baked Creations ~ My Obsession With Baking
    Yay! Yummy Mini Donuts

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  31. I explore social anxiety and awkwardness today with Your Friend Steve on the Wolf of Words. Only one more letter to go!

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  32. Year's Favorite
    KatyTrailCreations
    Quilts and Quotes theme
    @randallbychance on Twitter from
    KatyTrailCreationsLetterY

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  33. Y is for Yes to Yellow
    Blog: Lynnelives, random, eclectic
    Theme: Gardening, Lynne style

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  34. Y post in desserts http://asliverofmoonbeam.blogspot.in/2017/04/y-yogurt-atozchallenge.html

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  35. I've written tons of words this month! It's time for a few pictures.
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    Eli@CoachDaddy

    Y is for You Deserve a Break Today

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  36. The relation of a boss and an employee is one which requires careful advances... while some speak their mind, most just end up saying Yes Boss!
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    Team MocktailMommies
    Collage Of Life

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  37. Vanessa @Vanessence

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

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  38. One lap to go, but Y for York comes first.

    http://bit.ly/2pf0Pc9

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  39. Name: JazzFeathers (Sarah Zama)
    Blog: The Old Shelter
    A to Z Theme: 1940s Film Noir
    Letter Y: Years 1940s. Film Noir was a very popular form of film in the 1940s, but as the 1950s came along, its popularity faded
    Link: http://theoldshelter.com/years-1940s-1940s-film-noir-atozchallenge/

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

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  41. The importance of artists recording early animals in our landscape

    http://positiveletters.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/y-is-for-y-artists.html

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  42. I Yearn for this: http://agingonthespectrum.blogspot.com/2017/04/yearning-for-good-housing-atozchallenge.html

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  43. https://operationawesome6.blogspot.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-yes-you-can-run-effective.html

    Yes, You Can Run an Effective Book Blog Tour
    The Theme at Operation Awesome is the Publishing Journey.
    Guest post by Crystal Collier.

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  45. Theme: Build a Better Blog
    Today's Post: Yay for Yesterday as you Build a Better Blog #atozchallenge

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  46. Y is for Yesterday - Wine & Words was a hit! Photo collage, etc. https://misslivadventures.com/2017/04/28/y-is-for-yesterday/

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  47. Black & White snippets: short scenes featuring characters, places and concepts from my forthcoming YA dystopian trilogy
    Y is for Your Lordship
    Tension runs high in Lord Histender's office.

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  48. Name: Sayanti Deb
    Blog: The Beauty Of Life
    A to Z Theme: Exploring The Beauty Of Living.
    Letter Y: Youthfulness

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  49. #AtoZchallenge
    Y is for You are what you eat

    https://thethreegerbers.blogspot.ch/2017/04/a-z-blogging-challenge-you-are-what-you.html

    Happy Weekend!

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  50. Name: Iain Kelly
    Blog: Iain Kelly Writing

    Y is for Yacht The penultimate part of the crime thriller.

    Read the story from the start here: Previous Installments

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  51. Read about a unique mailing system from the times of yore on my blog today.

    Theme: Peregrination Chronicles (travel)
    Y is for You have got mail in Udaipur #atozchallenge

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  52. My torrid love affair with travel continues, yonder and beyond...

    Natasha
    natashamusing

    Travel Epiphanies:
    Yonder and Beyond

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  53. Y is for yachts
    http://wp.me/p4X4U3-2bg

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  54. Y is for Yesenia & Yani
    Tasha
    Tasha's Thinkings - Shapeshifters and Werewolves

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  55. Today on my A-Z of Favourite Things, Y is for Anton Yelchin - an incredibly talented actor who's gone too soon.

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  56. My name is Narinder and my blog is titled "Create Your Best"
    My 25th post of the challenge is Y is for YIN-YANG

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  57. From Bunny and the Bloke comes my story of Julian chasing his lost youth, inspired by Frank Sinatra singing Y for You Make Me Feel So Young

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  58. Y is for yard ornaments. Do you have any?
    My Virtual Vineyard

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  59. Y is for You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming https://thesecretlibrarysite.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/blogging-from-a-z-challenge-y/

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  60. Hello blogger buddies, Anami is here.
    Follow me on twitter -Just_Anami
    Drop down on my blog BL0g@NaMi
    Y for Yes

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  61. My Y-post (adult content) - http://rebelsnotes.com/2017/04/yearning/

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  62. My Y poem here. https://ipsitabanerjee.com/2017/04/28/y-yarling-atozchallenge/

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  63. Yeah it's Saturday! It's a fun day so a fun Y post! Yuppie Yammer

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  64. Almost home... Yellow Dwarf

    http://sagecoveredhills.blogspot.com/2017/04/y-is-for-yellow-dwarf.html

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  65. Only 97 comments so far today. I think everyone is tired! One more post to do. Tomorrow mine will be related to food, another artful pursuit.
    Today it's about fabric.
    Yardage

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  66. Hello, here's my post on the letter Y:

    Yesterday

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  67. Check out some of this month's most popular Young Adult Books at Girl Who Reads.

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  68. My Life In Ecuador
    Yuletide at the Olón Orphanage
    A Christmas Eve performance like no other

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  69. Sometimes we have to take a chance and say yes to opportunities - it can further our careers and make us better writers. Even if it's a little scary...
    Taking Chances

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  70. This is close to one of my favorite letter posts so far!
    "Y" hair band songs #atozchallenge

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  71. The random thoughts are winding down:
    Y is for You

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  72. Theme: Food in Film, with today’s starring role: Yolk

    Trudy @ Reel Focus

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  73. https://memorialvigil.blogspot.com/2017/04/you-are-worth-it.html

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  74. Y is for Year

    http://www.our-simple-life.com/fun-stuff/atoz-challenge-4292017-changes

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  75. http://www.15andmeowing.com/2017/04/hopping-saturday-23/

    y is for crocheted yarmulke for a cat

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  76. Challenge accepted. :)

    The Waiting is the Hardest Part
    Theme: Everything, Nothing & Stuff In-between
    Letter: Y is for Yet!
    Link: http://hmgardner.blogspot.com/2017/04/4-29-2017-atozchallenge-y-is-for-yet.html
    Heather
    Co-Host, 2017 Blogging from A to Z April Challenge
    https://hmgardner.blogspot.com/

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  77. Blog: Read All The Things!
    Theme: Bookish memories
    Post: Y is for “You’ll rot your brain.” Am I normal, Doctor Internet?

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  79. Theme: writing prompts to help you warm up, overcome block and burnout, start stories and stretch creatively

    Today we're exploring the emotion disgust: Laurel's Leaves: Y = Yucky

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  80. Y is for Young-at-heart Creating a strong community from our youngest customers to our oldest!

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  81. Looking for a quick, fun puzzle to brighten up your Saturday? Stop over at WordWacker to see if you can figure out what the haiku is about. (I bet you can.)

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  82. Blog - Molly’s Canopy (family history/genealogy)
    Theme - Whispering Chimneys: My Altamont childhood...where my genealogy journey began.
    Y is for Yearly rituals: Rhythms of rural life

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  83. Ysabel, the Fall Season Avatar in charge of animals: http://ulbrichalmazan.blogspot.com/2017/04/season-avatars-atozchallenge-ysabel.html

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  84. It's all about "You" in today's poem: https://deankmiller.com/2017/04/29/national-poetry-month-and-blogging-from-a-to-z-poets-on-display-letter-y/

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  86. Over at Story Dam we are talking about how it can get frustrating and that it's okay to vent a little. Y is for You are allowed to...

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  87. Good Saturday morning to you, Kittens and Dawgs! Are you yelping because of a late night out? We got in bed at half an hour past eleven, so I'm stretching and yawning a bit. Yesterday was spent with DH and I'm yearning for my time out of the house with him. I'm behind but I will visit ya'll soon!

    ~Curious as a Cathy
    Art Sketching Through the Alphabet "Y" (Yawn)

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  88. Y is for You know who!

    https://noloveforfatties.com/2017/04/29/atozchallenge-y/

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  89. ~ my Y post - yada yada ~ tell me what you think what this women went through when she is arrested for theft

    there's still time for my two giveaways:
    (1) design header/write guest post/a free book - your choice

    (2) art giveaway

    have a lovely day, everyone.

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  90. Here's a sample of a little romance for the day - a snippet from Davee Jones' romance, You're My Necessary.
    https://chrysnjay.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/x-x-rated-x-heat-levels-in-romance-books/

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  91. Theme: Conspiracy Theories

    Y is for the Yellowstone Conspiracy

    http://www.tamaranarayan.com/2017/04/y-is-for-yellowstone-conspiracy.html

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  92. Stop by for a dose of tranquility, peace, and pronoia
    Y
    Deborah Weber
    Temenos

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  93. It's hard to believe it's the second last day of the challenge. Congrats to everyone who's been consistent so far; we're nearly there!!

    My post today has to do with yelling :) You can find it here:

    https://colormewriting.blogspot.ca/2017/04/yell.html

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  94. Theme: Magical and Medicinal Herbs
    Today’s Post: Yarrow

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  95. A and Y - for the Xtraordinary Amy Krouse Rosenthal and her Yellow Umbrella. To honour her, on her birthday today -#MoreforAKR - do more, love more. Join in.

    https://beverleyabaird.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/blogging-a-to-z-x-and-y/

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  96. And we're back on track! Just posted my 'X' story earlier today cause I got caught up yesterday. Check it out if you haven't already!

    Today's unusually strange tale is about a simple childhood game...sort of: You're It

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  97. Y is for Yarn (a long, rambling story)
    https://evablaskovic.com/2017/04/29/y-is-for-yarn/
    Theme: Components of Literature

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

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  99. https://www.novemberschild.com/2017/04/29/day-25-youthful/

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

    Y is for Youth
    Maggie C
    What Rhymes with Stanza

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  101. https://akkaacerbic.wordpress.com/2017/04/29/y-yam-curry

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  102. My theme is mostly made up holidays. Today is "Like Yourself Day"
    TraceyAtHome

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  103. http://wendyoftherock.blogspot.co./2017/04/y-yank.html

    http://wendyoftherock.blogspot.com

    Y = Yank

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  104. The end is in sight! Though we're not quite there.

    Yet.

    A to Z Challenge: Yet

    Isa-Lee Wolf

    A Bit 2 Read
    @IsaLeeWolf

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  105. Supreme Court cases that changed life in the US
    Y is for Yoder
    https://denapawling.blogspot.com/2017/04/y-is-for-yoder.html

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  106. An inspirational post "For Writers and Readers" from the girl with a rosy background.
    Y is for You Can Do It!

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  107. Almost there! Y is for Yellow in my second to last LEGO themed post of the year. True North Bricks - Y is for Yellow

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  108. (Doesn't look like I'm the last kid in line this morning! Yay!!!) On to number two in the A to Z Challenge countdown. Hope you'll stop by and give "Name That TV Show" a whirl.

    Calen~
    Impromptu Promptlings
    A to Z Challenge Letter Y

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  109. Y is for Yours Forever
    "Yours Forever!" Dexter meant it by heart. Paige could not have asked for anything else. Dexter was an infatuation that had turned to be an obsession.

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  110. #HomeWinemaking - all about Yeast #AtoZChallenge with the letter "Y"!

    Home Winemaking – ‘Y’ for Yeast #AtoZChallenge

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  111. Y is for Y Tu Mama Tambien, nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards. Here's my review: Y Tu Mama Tambien

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  112. Having young children and terminal cancer is complicated. How do you help them as they prepare to lose a parent, and as they process the grief once they do? Today, Y stands for Your Child in my post about how to help Your Child As They Cope With Death LINK

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  113. Today on Sciency Words: A to Z, first came the Big Bang, and then there was ylem. Lots and lots of ylem.

    Sciency Words: Ylem

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  114. Time to bug in? How to survive Years in the La Yacata.
    LINK

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  115. Zombie Flamingos, Welcome to James Bay: Y is for Young Street

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  116. In Darkness Be Light!
    Y IS FOR YOU CANNOT CHANGE REALITY!
    LINK: Writer In Transit

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  117. A little humor and observation for Letter Y

    https://zuludelta45.net/2017/04/29/yahtzee-and-one-last-a-z-runaway-brain-episode/

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  118. Y is for Yarn. The various ways yarn has become a tangled mess in my creative journey.

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  119. I'm really late today, but at least I made it within the right 24hrs :)
    Dragon Diaries - Y is for Yuri

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  120. Y for Yelling – Yelling moms aren’t bad moms, please. I am one! #AtoZChallenge #MotherhoodEmotions
    https://pagesfromserendipity.com/2017/04/29/y-for-yelling-yelling-moms-arent-bad-moms-please-i-am-one-atozchallenge/

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  121. Tiger injured and starving, and hides in a cave, humiliated. A woman approaches. Tiger allows her feed him and gives her whisker to heal her husband.
    YONDER

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  122. Celebrating 'Women & their work' all April @NamySaysSo Yoga with Sangeetha: A path to happiness

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  123. Hank is here:
    Y for Yay, We're the Champions
    http://imagery77.blogspot.my/2017/04/yay-were-champions.html

    Hank

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  124. Blogging about novels for young adults. Y is for Yarn.
    http://peninherhand.com/y-is-for-yarn/

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  125. Y is for Year of Proof:

    https://lydiahowe.com/2017/04/29/y-is-for-year-of-proof-atozchallenge/

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  126. Hello Friends,
    I am Sneha from Life as a Potpourri and this is my second year into #AtoZChallenge and am talking about my hometown the Amazing Andamans and today i talk How i feel about the islands
    Happy blogging :)
    ~~ gal from the island ~~

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  127. My theme this year is Hot Men :) No worries...it's all PG

    #HotMan Yesteryears

    ~Katie
    TheCyborgMom

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  128. Amy Harke-Moore
    A Rural Girl Writes
    The Simple Life: Inspiration and Practical Living
    Y is for Yackety-yak
    Yackety-yak

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  129. This one brought a smile to my face :) 'Y' Yard sale
    https://elan-creations.me/2017/04/29/atozchallengey-is-for-yardsale/?fb_action_ids=10209334438982167&fb_action_types=news.publishes
    One more to go !!!

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  130. One more post tomorrow and then the story is complete. I'm really excited that I managed to write 26 installments of a single story in such a short time with a prompt to work in each time.
    Yarn: A to Z Challenge 2017 Post #25

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  131. Manisha from The Nimble Mime
    A to Z Theme: Flash Fiction

    Letter Y: Young and Bright

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  132. Theme: 26 of the best characters in fiction
    Today's post: Y is for Yoda

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