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lisa-a-carlson's picture
Dec.21.2012
After the sun has set, and the neon lights radiate from the hotels on the Sunset Strip, the city that never sleeps appears magical. Looking out from my room window of the Mirage Hotel is entertaining in itself. Visions of upcoming events are splashed over gigantic flat screens. The volcano...
cynthia-brian's picture
Nov.16.2012
  It was a hot burning proposal when Heather Brittany’s firefighter boyfriend, Brian, asked her to marry him on the Yahoo webisode of Ultimate Surprises. Mom, Cynthia Brian was in on the ruse from day one when a former guest on Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!® called with an audition. ...
nina-amir's picture
Oct.04.2012
Many writers feel called to write books that inspire others to create change. Maybe you are one of them. If so, your book might cause readers to change their personal lives, habits, work, health, relationships, thinking, or spiritual practice. Or your book might move them to create change in...
warren-adler's picture
Jul.19.2012
Let us not quibble about definitions. Writers and readers know what I mean. These are the novels that offer an experience that cannot be slotted into any genre category, stories that move the mind and the heart, and explore the human condition by authors whose need to tell these long stories of...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.15.2011
Earlier today, I linked to an article which discussed Kafka's relationship - five year relationship, twice engaged - with Felice Bauer.  Felice was a formidable lady, as her subsequent life reveals. And she escaped becoming Mrs. F Kafka - all power to her. Here are the 'diary' entries I created...
earl-merkel's picture
Dec.31.2010
From the UK Mail, a heartwarming description of Hugh Hefner's new voyage on the matrimonial sea:  "The marriage proposal was apparently a rather romantic affair. On Christmas Eve, the couple watched a late-night movie together and then exchanged gifts: for him a framed photograph of their King...
barbara-audet's picture
Dec.01.2010
Coming in the door with groceries this evening, my daughter and I were greeted by our usual loyal canine fanbase and of course, the rest of the family.  Rain and then snow had pummeled Ithaca all day. Flooding streets gave way to scraped roadway for us as we had headed up to the rural house we...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Nov.22.2010
Everyone loves a royal engagement & wedding but is it still of our time? Arnold Jansen op de Haar makes some interesting points in his column Lord of the Ring: ‘Prince Charles quipped that they had been practising long enough. His remark was just a bit vulgar and reminded me of his engagement...
laura-morris's picture
Jan.22.2010
Yesterday, I spoke with New York based psychotherapist and author of 51 Things You Should Know Before Getting Engaged, Michael Batshaw. Michael is currently a columnist for Psychology Today, and is in the midst of promoting his new book on how to maneuver the next step towards marriage- so for the...
jodi-thompson's picture
Jun.17.2009
My baby - a nearly 6-foot, nearly 21-year-old - just got engaged. Yikes. Granted he's only a year younger than I was when I was engaged and two years younger than I was when I married, he still is so young. He's promised me that he won't marry until he finishes undergrad (well, originally, that...