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robert-earle's picture
Aug.28.2012
  After I published a Red Room review of The Big Rock Candy Mountain  by Wallace Stegner, I had the following exchange with a friend.  I thought it was worth noting  what she said and what I said.   She said: Thanks so much for sending me this. I especially like the...
randy-mitchell's picture
Mar.07.2012
Most have experienced this: staying with the same person no matter how bad and unhealthy a relationship becomes, hoping against the odds that things will eventually get better allowing love to prevail. Some look to God, wish upon a star, or seek out and counsel with every psychologist around to...
loraine-despres's picture
Feb.13.2012
THE TRUE NATURE OF MEN As liberated women we want to think of men as extensions of ourselves, but with more body hair.  This unfortunately is not the case. Men are exotic creatures with great upper body strength and a poor self-image that continually needs feeding and stoking.  They have...
anne-lynn-jarman's picture
Nov.30.2011
I just spent two hours writing this blog on my phone, not an easy matter, and when I tried to copy and save it I managed to cut it instead, losing almost all I had written. I, who have lost untold masterpieces to the blasted delete, cut, or screw you key, did it again. Not that you shouldn't be...
terry-odell's picture
Jun.09.2010
First, if you haven't already done so, you should read Monday's post, plus the 12 Steps to Intimacy (there's a link in Monday's post) if you didn't read them Monday.  In addition to doing her workshop, Linda Howard was generous in answering questions on all aspects of her career. She admits to...
sam-barry's picture
Aug.14.2009
Sure, I notice women's bodies—but today was different. The first shapely female posterior I saw was at San Francisco’s West Portal MUNI platforms as I was running for a train. That woman disappeared into a crowd, but the moment I sat down another lovely tookus presented itself, right at eye level....
robert-earle's picture
Dec.14.2008
After a certain age (perhaps 30? perhaps as early as 20?), one probably shouldn't read too much of DH Lawrence's writing, or too little of it. Now and again I return to his fiction, poetry, and essays either to reread something or take on a new work. He's a unique, over-the-top, incantatory,...
lynn-ruth-miller's picture
Nov.30.2008
An observation……. WHAT IS COMMITMENT? I saw a play last night called ON THE ROCKS with the tag line, “boys, beer and broken relationships.”  Well, I know a bit about all three of those things and I was curious to see how much the modern take on what it’s all about has changed since I was initiated...
marguerite-kranick's picture
Aug.08.2008
9:29am... Wearing a new t shirt for casual Fridays, and it has a guy on it that looks like a Weebl and he is either one of two people... Michael Jackson (Jacko?) or Elvis. I'm thinking it's the latter because he's got poofy hair and is wearing one of those Evil Knievel outfits that Elvis used to...
christopher-bernard's picture
Jul.25.2008
Recently, while sitting at a neighborhood cafe in San Francisco, I sat next to a young French couple, clearly at the high tide of their romance. One of the things that struck me forcefully was the sweetness and charm of the woman as she related to the man, who also showed no fear in displaying his...