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tania-hershman's picture
Jun.21.2009
I had hoped to be able to announce some lovely news here but it isn't public yet so will have to rein myself in! The good news is that my week here...
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ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Jun.20.2009
As fond as I am of black irises, the national flower of Jordan, I'm considering changing my Red Room photo.  Today I created a caricature of myself,...
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thaisa-frank's picture
Jun.20.2009
   The Cat Lover When a door opens and you can't see who's coming, it's almost always a cat who would like to be your lover. All cats are small...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.20.2009
RIVALRIES   The greatest teams in sports do not have one rival; everybody is their rival. Notre Dame's rivals are not merely USC and Michigan, but...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.20.2009
Fall from grace   “There are two sentences inscribed upon the Delphic oracle, hugely accommodated to the usages of man’s life; ‘Know Thyself,’ and...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.20.2009
The Promised Land   And He said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all thy people I will do marvels, such as have not been done in all the Earth, nor...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Jun.20.2009
A lot of Trojans have been driven to my Redroom blog lately because of a thread from www.wearesc.com, run by my good friend Garry Paskewitz. An...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Jun.20.2009
Do you know that I speak to bookclubs via speakerphone? There have been some weeks when I make a call every single night. I always promise 20 minutes...
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tammy-yee's picture
Jun.20.2009
The Surinam toad is one nature's most unusual creatures. It's actually a frog, which spends its entire life cycle in tropical South American rivers...
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leslie-scott's picture
Oct.18.2009
In today's media saturated world, I knew a book trailer was a must for my new website. A daunting task, I thought. It turned out to be more fun than...
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sue-glasco's picture
Oct.18.2009
Lovely Weather for a Lovely Weekend Fifty or so of us gathered at the south Arena parking lot at Southern Illinois University Carbondale yesterday...
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raymond-mallette's picture
Oct.18.2009
     She gave birth to me on August 26th, 1963, at approximately 3:19 A.M. The bond she and I shared from that day forward was one that could not be...
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heather-koelle's picture
Oct.18.2009
Today I read a poem written by my lost soulfriend about returning home and the healing power of it.Then I read in my(generic) horoscope that rather...
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allen-learst's picture
Oct.18.2009
Please visit allelearst.com to see my blog
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mara-buck's picture
Oct.18.2009
     Tana French has written a wonder of a book.  A writer’s dream.  Many accolades.  Many stellar reviews.  Prizes.  Bestsellerdom.  All thoroughly...
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linda-spear's picture
Oct.18.2009
It’s a dark day in Dobbs Ferry.  Not only is it cold and rainy, but the New Orleans Saints have a head start on the Giants with two touchdowns.  I...
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anovelweblog's picture
Oct.18.2009
We knew, my older brother Matt and I, that my father had enlisted in the Air Force in 1963. He told us that he had wanted to get away from home, out...
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heather-koelle's picture
Oct.18.2009
The balloon is gone from my sight now,having flown three thousand miles and settling comfortably back in Berkeley along with other balloons of its...
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annette-dunlea's picture
Oct.18.2009
Author’s Book Recommendation – December Title: December Author:  Elizabeth H. Winthrop Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Sceptre (26 Dec 2008) Language...
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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.