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tracy-ewens's picture
Nov.06.2012
I live in the United States of American.  Today is Election Day for us. We are a fairly educated country.  There are all kinds of outreach programs and initiatives to inform voters about the candidates, the issues.  If all that doesn't work, the ad campaigns, commercials and...
tracy-ewens's picture
Nov.05.2012
  I remember Katlyn's first day of kindergarden.  I put her on the school bus because she wanted to be a big girl and take the bus.  I then proceeded to follow the bus to the school so I could make sure she made it and take pictures. She was my first and I was a little...neurotic....
joann-smith-ainsworth's picture
Nov.02.2012
Thoughts and core beliefs have more impact than I once believed. As soon as I understood their impact, I brought them under my control. Thoughts and the emotions of core beliefs have become devices to produce self-fulfilling prophecies for improvement in my craft. Over the years, I’ve learned to...
tracy-ewens's picture
Oct.31.2012
I may be naive, but I'm not really concerned that the devil, if he/she/it even exists, is going to take over my children because they go all Bela Lugosi one day a year.  I feel pretty comfortable all children, for that matter, are safe. Can't we leave Halloween alone?  Pretty please. I'...
farzana-versey's picture
Oct.31.2012
"He wants to see the actor's mind in a shot." Actress Tabu said this about Ang Lee who has directed her in 'Life of Pi'. It was so beautifully put, but what does it really mean? Is the actor's mind reflecting the character or her/himself? Or, is one superimposed on the other?  Can one see...
tracy-ewens's picture
Oct.30.2012
I understand why people get behind, feel so passionately about, the environment. I spent this past weekend at the beach.  I took a walk Sunday morning.  I was hoping to beat the Halloween candy to my ass, so I was walking fast and sweating to Rihanna.  I reached the breakwater and...
phil-naessens's picture
Oct.28.2012
    It's raining like cats and dogs here on the Island of Corfu. It’s a dark dreary and miserable when it rains here and it's not going to stop for a few more days. The weather is too miserable outside to concentrate so I'll just plop a few thoughts down and go watch some hoops. 1). My...
tracy-ewens's picture
Oct.25.2012
  I couldn't live in Paris. Apart from the fact that I don't speak French, I just wouldn't be able to live my day to day there. It's too much for daily life. My senses would be lavished all the time. The food, the views, the art, the beautiful people, the monuments. My God, even a quaint...
tracy-ewens's picture
Oct.23.2012
I've never been..."in", "hip", naturally cool.  In college, I really wanted to hang out in a coffee shop with the rest of the drama department, smoke, read antiquated Russian novels and drink coffee...really strong black coffee. I physically can't smoke, I suppose I'm happy now that I'm not...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Oct.22.2012
Well, Monday, here you are again—a start to the five days that lead to Sunday. I’ve gotten used to you. I don’t dread you any longer. I try to find the joy in you and your other six brothers and sisters. Today, though, dear Monday, I’d like to have an extra day—just one more. I know this isn’t...