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terry-odell's picture
Oct.20.2011
First – a new contest in my Deals & Steals tab. I've got too many books, and would love to find new homes for them. Next: I'm over at Beth Groundwater's blog today, responding to her interview questions, one of which requires I reveal something I've never posted anywhere else.  Note:...
sal-glynn's picture
Sep.27.2011
  (NOTE: Well Delilah was a woman fine and fair / She had good looks and coal black hair / Delilah, she came to Samson’s mind / The first he saw this woman that looked so fine / Delilah, she set down on Samson’s knee / Said tell me where your strength lies if you please / She spoke so kind,...
barbara-rubel's picture
Jun.25.2011
Do you ever think about the metaphors you use throughout your day? Orson Scott Card said that metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space. That truth consists of all the facts and realities of life circumstances. Metaphors include stories, anecdotes, and symbols that carry...
farzana-versey's picture
Jun.05.2011
   dark wraps darkin an embrace so tightroads become tunnelswaiting for light dark licks darktongue in throatbreath finds anchorin liquid boat dark kills darkwith harvested sleepdreams break through the podsflowers sprout on skin ~FV  
m-kathy-brown's picture
Dec.16.2010
Featured blog on the December 15th issue of the SW News Blast Does anyone punch holes in the top of large juice cans anymore? You know, with the "other side" of that old bottle cap opener, the pointy triangle end. As a child, it amazed me that to get the juice to pour out of the can...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.30.2010
Every one of us on this planet has some big lesson to learn (I think a few of us have several!). One of mine is to learn to let go of things, to cede to something rather than to fight it tooth and nail, all the way to the end, my adrenaline pumping as I do. So instead of just saying, "Okay....
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.30.2010
Every one of us on this planet has some big lesson to learn (I think a few of us have several!). One of mine is to learn to let go of things, to cede to something rather than to fight it tooth and nail, all the way to the end, my adrenaline pumping as I do. So instead of just saying, "Okay....
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.29.2010
Plants never do as well in buckets as they do in the ground.  Call a bucket a pot, a planter, a trough.  Whatever it is, it isn't the ground.  We can mulch and amend and fertilize.  We can aerate and move to proper and better sun spots.  But the plant won't do as well as it might in the the soil,...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.28.2009
Creepy. Slithering. Slimy. I think we waste words... The other day, the pest control guy was called in. The marketing ploy of this company is that their product is safe and odourless. He applied some gel in the nooks. "Is it safe?” I asked. "Yes, yes, very safe." Then he started...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.21.2009
A particular Stellar Jay has figured out--as best he can based on his size--how to get seed from our bird feeder.  It's not easy for him, as he has to clutch the tiny stick, hanging upside down, and then pull his head to the aperture, pecking one, two, trying to get some seed.  He flutters, he...