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sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.17.2014
January 17     IN THE COMFORT OF MY ROOM   I sit and panic concerning the future.  I have come through hell, built a safe and satisfying life, but it will all end soon.  I can feel it.  The tide rises in my soul, the blood red tide of self-doubt and degradation. ...
fran-lewis's picture
Oct.18.2013
Strong Rain Falling: Jon Land Strong Rain or a heavy downpour can create a flash flood, overflow highways and destroy property. Falling with a strong intensity in excess of 0.30 inches per hour great damage can be done. The intensity of some situations, the fear of death and the result can create...
steven-belanger's picture
May.27.2013
Photo: One of the many movie posters, from its Wikipedia page   I'd been apprehensive about seeing this movie because the first re-boot hadn't overly impressed me.  In fact, I don't actually remember too much of it.  I remember that I'd thought it was okay, but nothing great,...
steven-belanger's picture
May.21.2013
Photo: Book's cover from its Wikipedia page   Almost as quick a read as its predecessor, this one is told from the point of view of Stevie, from his cigarette shop, as he looks back on his past.  The cast is all here, and a few more characters show up, including one of the all-time...
marta-moran-bishop's picture
May.18.2013
  Her long golden hair whipped in the breeze. Flying into her face as it came loose from the black ribbon that had tied it, she watched the ribbon fly off, clinging to a tiny branch out of her reach. She couldn’t climb further out, those branches were too slight to hold her small frame. The...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.06.2013
I would not dare to count the number of times I have pulled the curtains and drawn the blinds on this house once the darkness has set in. I don't why anyone should even be curious about it. But it is an act that always fills me with a sense of closure. As if I am slowly pulling the strings to the...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Mar.02.2013
My husband, Tom and I, are avid Sherlock Holmes fans and own the complete collection of the Jeremy Brett Sherlock. About once a year, we recycle our series, grateful that, despite the perfection of the episodes, we rarely remember them long enough to interfere with our enjoyment of watching them...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Feb.03.2013
  February 3     Today’s Math     Today is 12/06/06 this is an equation to me, 12 = 6 + 6, simple; not everything is, but math always works for me.   My Higher Power is math based and one of my major decision making tools is to run the equation of the presenting...
jill-jepson's picture
Nov.07.2012
I’m exploring myth these days, considering what mythic archetypes can teach us. Most  recently, I’ve been looking at Osiris, the ancient Egyptian god of the Underworld. Like all writers I am often a traveler in Osiris’s realm, a place located below the horizon, out of reach of the sun. It...
harrison-solow's picture
Jul.20.2012
  If we begin with the Big Bang, we are beginning in the middle – or maybe, just maybe, at the end of creation. If we begin with infinity, we begin on a scale we were made for. Time on this scale would not record the formation of the earth, the separation of land and sea, the fish, the...