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karen-devaney's picture
Mar.14.2013
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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Mar.14.2013
            The Palace of the Maharaja of X was going to be our home for the next few nights, while we explored the region.             “This should be fun,” we told each other, and the...
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Mar.13.2013
  As I was getting ready for the trip people kept saying “Palm Springs? Oh, that’s in the desert.  At least you won’t have to worry about tennis getting rained out.”  Right? Wrong.  Less than 10 inches of rain per year means that it rains sometime and the tail end of winter is a...
monique-belli's picture
Mar.07.2013
I'm sitting at one of the firepits on the patio at Rancho Las Palmas in Palm Springs watching the sun rise over the mountains and drinking coffee.  It's the morning of day 3 of The Tennis Ventures Indian Wells Tennis Clinic.  Another first time brain child of Chadwick and Camilla Byrd....
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Mar.04.2013
Just a quick note to say that On the Premises (OTP) has purchased my short story, "So Many Reasons to Celebrate the Season" and will publish it in its next issue, #19, online at www.onthepremises.com.  I think it's available in .pdf as well.  And it's free to read (I think)!  It'll be...
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Mar.04.2013
            For four tortuous hours we bounced and lurched over narrow, crumbling mountain roads to a remote forest village in the eastern part of India, an area of tribal people who still live as they did hundreds, even thousands, of years ago...
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Feb.24.2013
            The voodoo priest tucked up his white dhoti and knelt on a cloth spread across the dirt in front of the low altar he’d pieced together against the hut wall.  Shoulders hunched forward, he chanted prayers while burning incense...
naseem-rakha's picture
Feb.22.2013
More photos from this walk at The Quiet   Snow is falling at the Grand Canyon right now, and it is—quiet. A cushioned cloister of snow-soft sounds. A feather-world of silent flakes. A hush, a whisper, a kiss. And I think, I love snow. I love its padded footsteps, a cat on a carpet....
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Feb.18.2013
          A spike-like needle piercing one cheek and running through his mouth until it pushed through his other brown cheek, the youth trembled violently five or six feet away from me.  Costumed in a multicolored robe and cape, a mirrored crown on...
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Feb.17.2013
Did you ever see that video of a baby elephant playing in the waves at the ocean? It is the happiest animal on planet Earth, except for me- yesterday - hiking into the Grand Canyon with Ranger Kristi Rugg, or as I think of her - Wiki - as in Wikipedia. Her knowledge of the canyon is...