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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.15.2012
  June 15   IN THE MEADOW       Being the only tree in the meadow often leaves me feeling lonely.  I tell myself of the camaraderie I imagine in the forest.  These images are more poetic than real.  I believe in community and support; I think of the woods as...
dale-estey's picture
May.05.2012
Amanda Hocking is in a unique position to detail the differences (and similarities) of producing and selling eBooks and paper books. Putting aside her own fame and success (for this would not happen to everyone) this is still an informative description of the different routes taken by the same book...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
May.24.2011
Is Strauss-Kahn a Bill Clinton? Perhaps both are ostriches. However, if Strauss-Kahn is guilty, he is more like a rat. If he turns out to be innocent after all, he’ll be more of a sad circus bear. Arnold Schwarzenegger, ‘the Arnold among Arnolds’, ‘the Governator’ and by now ‘the Bill Clinton of...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.24.2010
I can imagine Simon Cowell as a latter-day rock-star pontiff, but a 21st century Jesus? The Evangelical magazine ‘Re’ has given him the title and the reason is rather unusual: it is for his acerbic tongue that has been likened to the Messiah’s straight-talking. I know there are several...
bob-mustin's picture
Nov.07.2010
Here's a somewhat cranky comparison of iPads and Kindles. I went with Kindle for my personal use, but from my separate research, I find little here to argue with.  There are lots of Kindle vs iPad comparisons in the first set of iPad reviews - Unfortunately, their Kindle, iPad comparisons are half-...
nancybrady's picture
Apr.27.2009
Yesterday, I finished up  a novel, Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen.  I had never read anything by him, but his novels were suggested to me by one of the people in my book group.  Another seconded that opinion so I went to the shelf and picked one of his novels in  a random manner (literally I just...
brenda-farrar-ejemai's picture
Nov.29.2008
A ROLLER COASTER RIDE   Up and down, up and down   It’s the pull of gravity isn’t it?   You’re down longer than you’re up   Isaac said it best   It’s easier going up   Slow, steady   But coming down is frightful   Fast, quick   No time to prepare   Up and down, up and down   The unsteadiness is...