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steven-belanger's picture
Dec.21.2013
Photo: Movie's poster, from its Wikipedia page.   Outstanding performances by Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence didn't save this movie for me.  It's worth seeing for their performances alone--especially Adams', who appears like I've never seen her before--but you shouldn'...
roger-peter's picture
Jul.16.2010
Ever heard of the term 'Love shyness'? Love shyness is a term used to describe a condition where a man or a woman starts fearing intimacy or in extreme cases even being with the opposite sex. The thought of being with the opposite sex creates a sense of anxiety so strong that the person tries to...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Oct.17.2009
Yesterday on Facebook, I asked a question that comes up for the middle-aged, unmarried man or woman who has a partner, a significant other, a lover, a sweetie, a honey, a "man, a "woman," a ball and chain, a companion. What word to use for that said person that doesn't sound stupid....
hannah-sward's picture
May.28.2009
7:01 PM What happened today? Let's see - Bobby built a wall. He's building a writing shack in Mount Washington, on his sister's property. She lives in one of those houses that is built on a hill on stilts and that's where Bobby has decided to build his 'dream home.' It's complicated because of...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
May.11.2009
This weekend supplied me with countless material for an edgy teen novel, or at least, a realistic one. It all began when my husband and I decided to live life on the edge and go away for a weekend. We have two kids, seven and ten. So, we needed a responsible person to take care of them. We asked...
delia-cabe's picture
Nov.19.2008
Gary checks into the hospital that night. His room is on the neurology floor, a dimly lit hall with patient rooms on either side It is odd to spend New Year's Eve in a hospital. People are out there getting drunk, making passes, dancing to loud music till blisters form on their feet, eating too...
delia-cabe's picture
Nov.12.2008
As soon as we arrive to see Dr. Kim, the young internist arranges for a psychiatric evaluation right then and there. The psychiatrist, who makes people of slight builds look like professional bodybuilders, leads us into a small, windowless room that feels more like a large closet. This doctor, his...
delia-cabe's picture
Oct.16.2008
Our friendship is six months new. Gary, an airline captain, lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, on the New York border. On his layovers, he explores whatever city his flight schedule has sent him. In June during my lunchtime walk in Boston, he introduced himself. I had meandered through the streets of...
delia-cabe's picture
Oct.14.2008
"We're ready to see you, Mr. Stoecker." We follow the doctor, who is thirty-ish, has dark brown hair and blue eyes and wears the Dockers pants, white shirt, tie, and Rockport shoes that is the uniform of med students and residents, into an exam room. The doctor takes the desk chair, Gary...