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stephen-brayton's picture
Dec.06.2013
“Can we all just agree to ignore whatever comes after Blue Ray? I don't want to have to restart my collection...again.” And I don't even have a DVD collection. I have VCR tapes. I also have movies I download. Yes, folks, I admit, I download movies from the Internet. Illegal, you say? Let's not...
catherine-nagle's picture
Dec.04.2013
“If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself, if you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation.” Lao Tzu Most personal accounts of...
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Nov.21.2013
                                                I want someone to listen and to really look at what they are praising me for; I don't want to be appeased nor commended for...
sheila-english's picture
Nov.15.2013
Could there ever be a way for us as thinking individuals to truly understand the wisdom of God? What truths are effectively conveyed through the espousal of religious principles around the world? Is there something missing? If you have ever thought seriously about the depth and significance of...
charles-killeen's picture
Oct.26.2013
[I have a feeling that this story deserves an outline but at the moment I'm disinclined to create one. Fearing to lose the momentum maybe.] As a starting place, and this is a story I've told before a few times in different arenas, in 1971 I was in a journalism class in Los Angeles. The...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.26.2013
October 26     Basket Ball   Idiots out number poets, this is a fact, though I do wonder why.  It cannot be an easy lot spending your days in slow witted discharge; I would think they might at least try putting pen to paper.  I think I would rather live in a world filled...
michael-seidel's picture
Oct.16.2013
Yesterday and today were challenging writing days.  The words were coming fine.  I just needed to grasp exactly what I was portraying.  Therein resides the challenge.  It's abstract and complex.  At issue, how to present the co-existence of realites and how I depict them...
catherine-nagle's picture
Sep.26.2013
"....there is the idea that there is no objective truth."   There was a time that I didn’t feel comfortable conversing with people who were strictly street smart because I thought they weren’t being fair with me or those around them. It was the way that they reasoned with everything that...
sam-barry's picture
Sep.13.2013
I finally figured out what life is all about. The other night I was at Fenix, a nightclub in San Rafael, listening to the Derek Evans Band, when it hit me. Derek was singing Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground,” and as he did, he took me to the highest ground. I was transported, but not out of this...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.15.2013
I have two things to say, and then you can move on. 1.  Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone? 2.  Don’t see the movie Fruitvale Station. These things are related.  I guess that was three things, and there’s much more to follow. Truthiness is a phrase created by the Colbert Report on...