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kali-meister's picture
May.02.2010
Last Thursday a local theatre did an informal reading of my graduate thesis play.  This was the first time I'd had the opportunity to hear the play read aloud by a group of people with performance backgrounds.   I had been looking for several months for a venue and actors to assist me with a...
pam-johnson-bennett's picture
Apr.26.2010
  When I decided on my career choice long ago it made my parents very worried. All through childhood my parents watched my love for animals grow deeper and deeper. They started saving their money because they were pretty sure I'd end up as a veterinarian. They had been hoping I'd be the first brain...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.09.2010
A small Massachusetts town is currently the site of a controversial court case. Phoebe Prince, age 15, committed suicide after relentless bullying by nine of her former students. This week the lawyers for three of the teenagers accused entered not guilty pleas on their behalf. According to the...
mary-verdick's picture
Mar.12.2010
I don't think about confidence much. I think at some point in time confidence is replaced, at least a little, with wisdom. I am confident in my abilities to complete my day to day activities maybe because I have a routine that I have honed to a sharp edge. I am also confident in my passion for...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Feb.17.2010
The other side of fifty, Seems like a dangerous place,Where no one will appreciate, My lack of "pretty face."And oh, the fear of aging, On which I contemplate,Rears its ugly head, To decide for me my fate.And what about my body, When it's not so taut and lean?Will I find that I've...
jean-boyd's picture
Feb.01.2010
Attend any social gathering and you will likely find people who are in some form of therapy, whether for anxiety, troubled relationships, childhood abuse or feeling miserable.  The good news is that our bodies are way smarter than we thought they were. Our brains are hard wired with a brilliant...
sandra-f-carrington-smith's picture
Jan.28.2010
Yesterday afternoon, my daughter and I watched “Barbie’s Diaries” together. In the story, Barbie, a teenager, dreams of being part of the popular crowd, but neither her beauty, nor her many talents, seem enough to buy her a ticket in.   She gets a glimpse of celebrity life when she briefly dates...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Dec.03.2009
In an interesting kismet of things, a synchronicity if you will, I was talking about secrets yesterday and then chanced upon two of them later in the day.  My position on secrets is that I have maybe three, and that I'm against them in general.  The problem with them is for the person keeping the...
tonya-scott-wyandon's picture
Nov.30.2009
Hello Red Room Authors and Writers!  Thank you for reading my blog.  Tonight is my first night blogging, thanks to the encouraging words of Ivory Madison, who had been amazingly supportive of my success as a first time novelist.  I am truly grateful to be on this journey.  I am a self-published...
zhana-books's picture
Nov.13.2009
It is so important for us as Black people to know our history and be aware of our ancestral heritage.  This is an important foundation for our self-esteem and confidence.  For more about this, see Success Strategies for Black People.  See also The Key to Confidence.  To read the rest of this blog...