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tracy-ewens's picture
Apr.02.2014
I left pieces of myself in Paris. Some of them I won't miss, others I am finding as I start to unpack my bag that spent an extra day in the Detroit airport, but there is a piece of me that I'm not seeing anywhere.  I'm a little panicked because I need this piece,  it's essential to...
jacqueline-mitchell's picture
Feb.10.2014
I so have to blog, simply because I am watching people feeling vulnerable and exposed in so many ways at the moment and the need to love themselves from being lost is so very important.  This beautiful colour of silvery orange really challenges us to look at the "secret" elements of our self...
moni-schott's picture
Feb.01.2014
‘You okay?’ I hear from beside me. It’s Wendy. ‘Yeah I’m good. Just thinking about Dad. Every now and then I drop into these thoughts about him.’ ‘I get that,’ says Wendy, fidgeting with her singlet. ‘Here, watch this. Watch what I can do with my eyes.’ Wendy teeters on the tips of her toes in...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Jun.09.2013
“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God!” Yes, that WAS the title of a sermon given by Jonathan Edwards in the 18th century. The title has changed over the years; the message has remained the same. You are a sinner.To be a sinner is bad.Jesus suffered God’s anger so your sins could be covered.If...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.26.2013
  In the old days (olden days?) there was the occasional horror story of a manuscript or thesis being lost on a bus or left in a taxi. Or stolen with a briefcase. One such tale, which I heard from my working-in-the-library days, was of a doctoral fellow who had an enclosed carrel in the...
eve-kushner's picture
Feb.01.2013
Let's start with a quiz! What do you think the following word could mean? 血迷う (ちまよう)     blood + to lose a. to lose dangerous amounts of bloodb. to menstruatec. to give bloodd. to lose one's mind Photo Credit: Eve Kushner Here's the answer: d. 血迷う (ちまよう: blood + to lose) means...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.30.2013
Photo: A Florida Box Turtle, from the Wikipedia page for "turtle."  (You'll have to read below to get the connection between the title and the pic.)   Just a quick note:   My poem, "An Old Man," (which is not about an old man, per se; it's an extended metaphor, representative of...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.01.2012
    Photo: Jackson asleep on the couch.  A colleague said he looked "angelic" in this picture.  True dat.  What can you say when your dog is more photogenic than you are?   Been away for awhile again, this time because my dog's been very ill, to the extent that I...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.07.2012
  photo: Book cover for Dr. Julie Holland's Weekends at Bellevue.  Awhile ago I blogged about the quick and entertaining memoir, Weekends at Bellevue, Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych. ER; you can read that here. (Again, the book is highly recommended, and not just for its...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.21.2011
Things you do not have to worry about with books of paper - you know, unless you use bearer bonds as bookmarks. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * What to Do if Your Ereader Is Lost or Stolen by Lauren Indvik   This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where...