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richard-goodman's picture
Apr.08.2014
"Mothers are all slightly insane," Holden Caulfield says at one point in The Catcher in the Rye. I always knew what he meant. It was never a quote...
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orna-b-raz's picture
Apr.08.2014
Somehow together with excitement I also experience a feeling of loss as Pesach is fast approaching. It seems that I am already sad thinking of those...
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tracy-ewens's picture
Apr.07.2014
This too shall pass. Not a fan of this phrase.  Sure, it may pass, of course it will pass.  The sun comes up and goes down and days go by...
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cliff-burns's picture
Apr.07.2014
They congregate outside room 423, uncertain how to proceed. Camilla, the one with the most seniority and assumed to be in charge, raps again, smartly...
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loraine-despres's picture
Apr.07.2014
Rule #56: When you get to be a certain age you realize that the only thing you have time for is doing exactly what you want. A delicious list of LA’s...
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jeffrey-ricker's picture
Apr.07.2014
These things are a little like internet chain letters, aren't they? I'm a sucker for reading about other writers' processes, though, so when ...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Apr.07.2014
  Showtime's documentary about the 1970 USC-Alabama football game, on the integration of college football, subject of the book "One Night, Two...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Apr.07.2014
Marinovich is a figure of some derision in the Trojan family, but he was an enormous talent. He orchestrated some great heroics. None was more...
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dale-estey's picture
Apr.07.2014
I don't know if we should put this at the feet of Pope Francis, but, it is happening  during his watch. Among the historic and literary...
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jeffrey-ricker's picture
Apr.07.2014
I owe some thanks to Gavin Atlas, who was in St. Louis this past weekend and sent me this snapshot of The Unwanted at my favorite...
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christopher-cudworth's picture
Apr.10.2014
By Christopher Cudworth There are two main types of anger in this world. There is situational anger, in which we grow frustrated or upset over...
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chris-h-stevenson's picture
Apr.10.2014
You’ve  probably heard of some of these. Some are obvious. Others might be hidden gems, ready for your experimentation. I'm hooked up with some...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Apr.10.2014
April 10     FEELING TEMPLES     I failed to appreciate the initial onslaught of feelings.  I spent much time trying to...
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tami-ruth's picture
Apr.10.2014
Rabbi Moustache, A good friend of mine, Dr. Stephen Scheff (Steve to me) said to me at least twelve years ago, he thought a voodoo doll of him was...
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michael-seidel's picture
Apr.09.2014
Oh, man, what a writing day. Did 160o words on the novel-in-progress, paused and went on, adding another thou before rewriting and editing. ...
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sue-glasco's picture
Apr.09.2014
At our other farm home, I paused each morning as I walked through the dining room on the way to the kitchen. There through the sliding glass doors, I...
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suellen-ocean's picture
Apr.09.2014
A friend sent me a link the other day. She saw a story about acorns and knew I had to read it. I'm glad she did because it verified a couple of...
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suellen-ocean's picture
Apr.09.2014
I heard about it from more than one news source, the story about the six-inch humanoid that was found, was it in Africa? Last I heard, a Stanford...
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annette-talbert's picture
Apr.09.2014
Percolating  warm brown liquid, flowing out of a spout, into my mug, the aroma entices me to take my first sip~ simple bliss. ©annettealaine...
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annette-talbert's picture
Apr.09.2014
One finger~ traces a line along the inside of my wrist, sending a shiver up my spine as your eyes meet mine. ©annettealaine 2014
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.