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yuma-michaels's picture
              I’m not a sentimental person.  Sentimental, according to my beloved Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, means “marked or governed by feeling, sensibility, or emotional idealism” whereas elemental means (second definition) “of, relating to, or resembling a great force of...
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I joined my first critique group for writers when I lived in Chicago in the 1970s and 1980s.  I had met the other members of my group when we all co-edited the literary journal _Primavera_.  We did not have time during our editorial staff meetings to discuss one another's creative writing.  So five...
sharon-tillotson's picture
Last week I attended a Celebration of Life for my friend and sister-in-law Heather. I am one of seven children, five boys and two girls. My sister died young but as my brothers married I gained new sisters. I was seventeen when I stood up for Heather when she married my brother Irv. Heather was the...
cindy-sullivan's picture
For me, a lighthouse is a symbol of friendship. I am drawn to lighthouses. They say that you cannot choose your family, but you do choose your friends. I often wonder about this. People come and go from our lives, some by chance, some by our own determination, some by a greater kind of design. We...
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Now lives at Merc´s World - writings.
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Before I had my hysterectomy last year, I did some research, but I relied pretty heavily on word of mouth experiences.  A friend from the gym told me that hers was "nothing," "easy to get over," and  "a piece of cake."  Another woman told me that her aunt was up on the...
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Just Being Friendly has been released into the wonderful world of Erotic Literature.  Quote WINTERUK305 at the checkout to receive 25% discount; offer valid until 5 January 2011. http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/just-being-friendly/13585219 Another goal has been achieved and I'm steadily...
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Today's news contained the following: Schools confront anti-gay bullying, Serb police clash with anti-gay rioters, Eight held in NYC anti-gay attack, and a city mayor saying that "WE" will no longer tolerate these hate crimes...Those are the ones I read or heard on TV before I saw sumac...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
     The festival of Navaratri  is upon us, marking the period of nine nights when female divinity is celebrated all over India. The first three days are dedicated to the worship of Durga, the mother of the universe, the next three days to the worship of Lakshmi, giver of spiritual wealth, and the...