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joshua-keidan's picture
Mar.14.2009
I was holding onto the side of the pick up truck with all the energy I could muster. I could not help visions of hitting a pothole and being tossed out on to the pavement from entering my mind. For better or worse I was in Cambodia, and from what I had been warned from one of my friends in Thailand...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Mar.13.2009
My husband and I love to pack up the car and head out for a drive.  We talk.  Take photos.  And get out and walk where we can.  Today I'm blogging about one of my favorite drives -- along the Sacramento River. http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/2009/03/i-heart-sacramento-river.html Cheers!
maria-espinosa's picture
Mar.12.2009
Things arise here almost as by design. The surf is rough outside the hotel, and on the third day I walk barefoot in the soft sand to the calmer west end of the beach. It’s still crowded with holiday visitors. Teenage boys are surfing with skim boards, and there are a lot of them. Heedless, I walk...
lucy-coats's picture
Mar.05.2009
In an earlier post, I promised you Venice. La Serenissima. It has been and is still a place of endless fascination and inspiration to painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers--the entire spectrum of creative arts in fact. I love its smallness, the way that getting lost in its twisting, shifting...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Mar.04.2009
This week I've been in conversation with Anthony Doerr, author of the Shell Collector, About Grace, and Four Seasons in Rome.   Our conversation can be found here: http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/2009/03/eight-questions-for-anthony-doerr.html  And Anthony's favorite spots to visit in Rome can be...
robert-todd-felton's picture
Mar.02.2009
First off, thank you to all of you who have come this evening.  It’s so gratifying to know I’m not the only one who likes spending a Friday night talking about Yeats and poetry.  I'd also like to extend a special thank you to Andy McGowan for setting up this event.  Before I go much further, let...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Mar.02.2009
"Disappearance By Default"    The simplest and most natural of human reactions can be the cause of a disaster beyond the imagination. This story is a case in point. A simple unconscious reflex. An involuntary motion. The deadliest of mixtures. "Where the hell are they?"   ...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Feb.26.2009
Planning travel is always weird.  The itinerary makes sense at the time.  But later, not so much.  Who knew as we scoped out the calendar and the budget and the schedules of about 6 people that we were making dreadful and relentless mistakes?  What seemed like a really smart plan about three months...
robert-todd-felton's picture
Feb.26.2009
I'm off this morning to New York for my talk tonight at the All Souls Church in Manhattan.  Tomorrow night, I'll be at the National Arts Club.  The book talks (two completely different ones) are on hard copy, backed up to a flash drive, and emailed to myself.  Did I forget anything?  Check out the...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Feb.25.2009
Today at my home blog I am writing about death, art, churches, and that grey smudge on so many foreheads today.   http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/2009/02/remember-you-are-dust.html