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farzana-versey's picture
May.10.2011
The battle’s between the rear and the mouth. Pippa Middleton is now known only in hindsight, or as hind site. Ridiculous as it may seem, the new Duchess of Cambridge’s sister has an Ass Appreciation Society that boasts over 200,000 members dedicated to her. They will celebrate her ‘day’...
bruce-jackson's picture
Mar.24.2011
You can reinvent yourself. It can done.  It may not be easy, but it can certainly be done. You need to work at it, but you can accomplish it with consistency and commitment.  Think about what you project.  Get an idea about the image that you project to readers and others.  See what agents and...
thaisa-frank's picture
Mar.21.2011
I think I was born awake.  I never napped.  I began to have insomnia at four.  And even though I drown under the panoply of Proust's detailed memories, I empathize with his insomnia. And I admire Balzac, who treasured the night, wrote from five until seven and was seen only once in daylight when...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Jan.09.2011
I live in northern Arizona. My brother lives in Tucson. When I heard about the shootings in the Safeway parking lot I calledhim immediately, especially since he shops at Safeway and lives in thenortheast part of the city. I was so grateful to hear his voice. In a family ofbroken ties and shared...
sandra-f-carrington-smith's picture
Jul.06.2010
“Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.”~ Thomas A. Kempis    While shopping for girls clothes at a local department store, a few days ago, I couldn’t help overhearing a mother and daughter arguing while they scanned items...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
May.31.2010
How do you make foreign cultures more accessible to students without oversimplifying them?  And how do you invite students from foreign backgrounds to investigate and connect with their own cultural roots?  In her course Hindu Myth, Image, and Pilgrimmage, Professor Diana Eck engages both audiences...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
May.17.2010
I've always admired the rugged ability of certain adventurer-writers to appear masterful in the wider world. True or not, it’s easy to envision legendary expatriate authors like Karen Blixen and Ernest Hemingwaycrushing it in their overseas exploits. Satisfying wanderlust. Surviving exotic illness...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.24.2010
January 24     The Max Factor     I apply foundation and rouge to make up the difference between reality and expectation.  My composition is unexamined by onlookers; appearance is the subliminal standard bearer.  My brave face is plaster cast as an estimation and a singularity.  Powder gives and...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.16.2009
Tiger, the Media, and Writers   We should be concerned that Tiger Woods and his serial infidelities strikes us as more important—certainly more enthralling—than healthcare, the environment, the U.S.’s tandem wars, joblessness, AIDS, Mexico’s drug cartels, terrorism, and perhaps many other...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.16.2009
Tiger, the Media, and Writers   We should be concerned that Tiger Woods and his serial infidelities strikes us as more important—certainly more enthralling—than healthcare, the environment, the U.S.’s tandem wars, joblessness, AIDS, Mexico’s drug cartels, terrorism, and perhaps many other...