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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.27.2011
August 27         Burning with Desire     You cannot stop the flames from licking me by telling me I am not on fire.  For some reason you do not perceive the flames; you do not know fire. I cradle the desperate hope that you will recognize the ashes when the burn...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.01.2011
  Joseph Heller's 'Catch-22' turns 50 this fallBy Deirdre Donahue A half a century ago, a Manhattan ad guy straight out of Mad Men wrote a novel whose title became an indispensable part of our lexicon. This October, get ready to sing "Happy 50th birthday" to Joseph Heller's Catch-22....
chris-dee's picture
Jun.06.2011
When I had the idea to look back at Cat-Tales year by year, there was never any doubt which tale I would highlight for 2006 Bruce knew Selina resented being summoned to the Batcave “like a spaniel.” And, since the matter wasn’t pressing, he squelched the impulse to use the intercom or send a...
nancybrady's picture
Jun.05.2011
As the week ends, my husband and I have been, once again, working on our "project", the landscaping of our new (old) house.  We have passed our first anniversary of owning it on May 6th.  This week we planted hostas on the other side of the garage, opposite the end with the muhgo pines. ...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.03.2011
Švejk First part of Czech classic The Good Soldier Švejk published 90 years ago by Jan Velinger It has been 90 years since the publication of the first part of, Jaroslav Hašek’s The Good Soldier Švejk. The four-part novel (which Hašek failed to complete before his death at 40) introduced his...
keren-taylor's picture
Jan.12.2011
It has been ten years since I founded the nonprofit WriteGirl, and now, all these years later, I am lifted by the evidence of all our efforts. We sent 26 girls on to college this fall, several on full scholarships! We're starting to reconnect with many of our former members, on Facebook, and it's...
gabriella-hewitt's picture
Sep.20.2010
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! My debut novel, dark Waters hit its third  year in publication. I am so happy and yet dissapointed. Since the sale of my first bnook not much else  has been baought up by my publisher or by others for that fact. I have consistently written and put a manuscript out there but...
allan-james-cox's picture
Aug.29.2010
Not All Is As It Seems 1.  Now, pre-fall, Marv tells me, the crickets begin singing in the daylight hours-even when the sun is high in the sky. 2.   The paper on which she writes marks the anniversary in days of civilization's birth. 3.   How glorious to let the morning say itself. 4.   ...
lana-nieves's picture
Aug.14.2010
It happened at a dance. A girl - my mother -  and 6 of her brothers and sisters were treating their mother to a night out for her birthday. The year was 1963. The place they chose had a live band - Latin music. My mother was 18, but still lorded over by her old-school, Caribbean parents the way...
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May.22.2010
This July marks the fiftieth anniversary of To Kill A Mockingbird.  There is an official web site, readings by celebrities and a commemorative edition.     I do not drink, but I will raise a mug of green tea and offer this new video reading of my poem “Scout.”  Here’s to you, Harper Lee. http://...