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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.21.2014
March 21     20 CART PILEUP   “What’s the problem here?”  asks my sponsor, as she approaches my apparent impasse.      “Well, I’ve been trying to get these carts lined up.  What do you think of my progress?”      “How many carts do...
barry-eva's picture
Jun.19.2013
“There are good books, and there are great books, and then there are books with characters you’ll never forget”. So writes one reviewer about Lauren Roedy Vaughn’s book “OCD, The Dude, and Me”. I would like to add, it is a book that can be read and enjoyed by all. Making the fact that Lauren was...
amy-king's picture
Sep.27.2010
We Rise In the Bulbs of Night ORGANIZED INTO FIVE “ACTS,” SLAVES TO DO THESE THINGS IS, OSTENSIBLY, THEATRICAL IN TERMS OF ITS DEVELOPMENT—THOUGH THE DRAMATIC ACTION ISN’T ALWAYS QUITE CLEAR. THAT’S ALRIGHT. MYSTERY PLAYS ARE RARE AT PRESENT. You might say that God is in her details—not that...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.08.2010
     Don't you hate it when someone asks, "What's your IQ?"      One's IQ (intelligence quotient) is merely a number somebody had to figure out a formula to arrive at, and then later pat themself on the back for their personal ingenuity. Nicely done,... oh inventor of statistics that...
susan-fleet's picture
Jun.02.2010
Okay, I confess that I've never been able to confine myself to one guy. So why would I choose ONE detective, when there are so many smart, sexy, hip detectives out there? Take John Sandford's Lucas Davenport, for instance. (I would!) Not Luke. He'd deck anybody who called him Luke. No matter how...
jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Aug.25.2009
I'm not that smart. It bothers me. Being smart enough to know you're not that smart is probably the unkindest cut. It's like being able to quote from the passage that uses the words "the unkindest cut" but not being smart enough to make it up. My big ambition as a writer is to writer a...
edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.12.2008
Jeff Moriarty, Intel’s Mobility Community Manager (center, left) leads a discussion on mobile internet devices and their form factor/function. Image Credit: Intel What Girls Want - The Form Factor Of New Media Cellphone technology and computers are rapidly morphing into each other giving rise and...
john-elder-robison's picture
Aug.25.2008
I have a friend who’s a sales manager for a technology company. They have a small staff that designs technologically complex products that only geeks understand. But those products get sold to ordinary humans – small business owners mostly – so they have her to sell them. She says, “They’re all...