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October | October

michael-olsen's picture
Oct.29.2010
As a child of the 50's and now entering the 6th decade of my life, I looked forward to ringing in this new and exciting decade by going to Disneyland. To walk down Main Street U.S.A, to hum " Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay, My, oh my, what a wonderful day." Watching actors dressed like...
sharon-dreyer's picture
Oct.08.2010
The end of September brings not only cooler weather here in south Texas, but it  heralds the arrival of October. Perhaps because I was born during the month of October, I find the feel of the month exciting. Or, it may be that the end of summer is confirmed and winter is approaching quickly. I...
joy-shayne-laughter's picture
May.27.2010
Okay, I'm in full-blown prep mode!  I have firm word from my publisher, Open Books Press, that my novel YÜ will be available on Kindle starting July 1, and in print October 1. I chose my author photos today, which was marvelous fun.  My photographer gets 90% of her business from students at the...
nancybrady's picture
Oct.13.2009
My mother's only sister, my Aunt Connie, will celebrate her birthday tomorrow.  It has always been easy to remember her birthday because it follows mine by a few days.  Our cards often cross in the mail.  I suspect she remembers mine for the same reason I remember hers--the proximity of the two...
lakisha-spletzer's picture
Oct.08.2009
Where is time going? I have no idea but I feel like it's rushing by me and I'm huffing and puffing trying to keep up. This month had chaos written on it from the start but I will do as I always do: buckle down, dig in and enjoy the ride. I have a few updates on my writing to toss out there as...
midge-raymond's picture
Oct.05.2009
How often do you actually listen to stories anymore? Probably not as much as you did before you could read on your own. If you’re like me, you go to bookstore readings as often as you can, though except for poetry and very short stories, often the author reads a portion of a longer work, which isn’...
rosy-cole's picture
Oct.22.2008
"October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February."   "Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecesssary necessities."  ...
edmund-jenks's picture
Oct.14.2008
In the 1980s, McKinsey & Co forecast a world maket of 900,000 phones by the year 2000. Today, 900,000 handsets are sold every three days. Image Credit: The Next WebEnterprise Mobility Born Twenty-Five Years Ago It's hard to imagine but yesterday, Oct. 13, 2008 marked the 25th anniversary of the...