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arlene-goldbard's picture
Aug.29.2010
"Dinosaurs" was a hilarious and unique TV series that ran for four seasons in the early nineties. (You can get it on Netflix if you missed it the first time around.) It's a classic family-centered sitcom, very much on the model of the original "Honeymooners," except that Mom,...
enoch-john's picture
Aug.28.2010
Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday,probably in a bid to invoke the charisma and success of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. who himself had delivered his famous ''I have a Dream '' speech there decades before,neither Sarah Palin  nor Fox News host Glenn Beck realized that before a...
rand-bishop's picture
Aug.05.2010
For several decades now, a random, errant thought occasionally passed through my constantly curious, often cacophonous cranium. Now, thanks to Peter Cooper’s superb cover obit (The Tennessean 8/4/2010), this periodic puzzler has at long last been solved. My pondering always came in the shape of...
terry-odell's picture
Jan.18.2010
Before I forget -- I'm doing the clone thing today. I'm over at author Karin Tabke's blog, The Write Life, talking more about character inspirations. Please visit! But don't forget to come back. I was going to continue talking about how we can use frustrations to put our characters into conflict-...
nancybrady's picture
Jan.16.2010
As Monday is Martin Luther King, Junior Day in the United States (there may be one holdout state, but I digress), I have two quotes that I particularly like from King. The first is one that I think I mentioned before in a blog about being lefthanded. (Yes, King was also a southpaw!) "Our lives...
laurel-anne-hill's picture
Sep.13.2009
All three episodes of my award-winning short story, "Reaching for Rainbows" now may be found on my podcast at http://laurelannehill.libsyn.com/.  Each episode is approximately 9-10 minutes long.  "Reaching for Rainbows" is the story of a ten-year-old girl coping with...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Sep.07.2009
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.  Dr. Martin Luther King  In the Hebrew calendar, this is the time of t'shuvah, literally turning, but often translated as repentance. In...
michael-l-schmicker's picture
May.01.2009
 “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” – Edmund Burke Oct. 1887 – As European powers divide up Asia, France seizes and colonizes Vietnam and the Kingdom of Cambodia. The kingdom of Laos is grabbed and added in 1893, forming French Indochina. 1941-1945 – The U.S. Office of...
aberjhani's picture
Apr.29.2009
"There is nothing new in the world except the history we do not know," said former President Harry S. Truman. Those words resonated with powerful significance April 3, 2009, when Mrs. Naomi King and Dr. Babs Onabanjo debuted in Savannah a preview of the film, A.D. King, Brother to the...
austin-s-camacho's picture
Jan.20.2009
 Does anyone else think it is ironic to have this particular presidential inauguration the day after Martin Luther King Day?  While Obama has been called a seeker of consensus, I think Dr. King might have had some valuable advice for the new president.  It was Dr. King who said: "A genuine...