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matt-beynon-rees's picture
Jun.01.2009
It’s great to hear good news. It’s even better to hear it when you’ve just arrived in Paris. Everything sounds better when you hear it in Paris. Last...
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deborah-grabien's picture
May.31.2009
Just received in email: Most of you are used to receiving from me funny little emails, chock full of jokes and self-promotion. But today I'm emailing...
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farzana-versey's picture
May.31.2009
The woman who wrote about Krishna transferred her attention and affections to Allah. Did it give her anything? Kamala Das Surayya, one of India's...
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david-marshall's picture
May.31.2009
Since it's almost Father's Day, I will answer this question from my DIY autobiography book.  If I had any trouble with my father while I was young it...
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michael-thomas-ford's picture
May.31.2009
I used to answer Godzilla's fan mail. It was my first job, and I wasn't hired to answer Godzilla's fan mail, I just kind of fell into it. I was...
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stephen-evans's picture
May.31.2009
 After consulting the Obama administration, the LA Clippers have decided to pass up Oklahoma power forward Blake Griffin and instead take the wisest...
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belle-yang's picture
May.31.2009
I created this comic strip around the 18th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre for the Washington Post.  I tried a black and white version, but the...
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tim-wise's picture
May.31.2009
The murder today of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas confirms what many of us have long known. Among those who call themselves pro-life, there are plenty...
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kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
May.31.2009
There was a moment--I think it was fitting #3--when everything was fine. Robert's dress (actually the muslin that would become the dress' pattern)...
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dorraine-k-darden's picture
May.31.2009
Lazy River FRIO RIVER IN GARNER STATE PARK SETTING FOR NOVEL, JACK RABBIT MOON...
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andy-ross's picture
Sep.27.2009
I suppose it is time to say something about Cody's. I haven't said very much about it, except to my wife, Leslie. And it seems to make her uneasy...
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rebbecca-hill's picture
Sep.27.2009
We decided to see what was going on at the 6th annual Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival today, which took place on Main Street in Martinez,...
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mara-buck's picture
Sep.27.2009
I used to subscribe to Architectural Digest.  Recently I have reined in my aspirations and must content myself with Walmart flyers.  (Oh, those neon...
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mark-levy's picture
Sep.27.2009
  I can't imagine any writer of fiction and certainly non-fiction that hasn't lived and experienced what he or she writes about. Logic tells me...
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linda-spear's picture
Sep.27.2009
 Jay and the Giants    My husband looks upon the New York Giants as the second coming of whomever he worships, and that’s no joke.  Today is...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Sep.27.2009
Sunday is a newspaper with the Review section missing and two black crows that taunt and strut a heavy shroud of coffee grinds spill in drunken...
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cat-connor's picture
Sep.27.2009
Let's try this again shall we? The first blog attempt failed! This morning (Monday and the first day of the Spring school holidays, typically it's...
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brian-mckee's picture
Sep.27.2009
People often say that babies arrive on this planet as blank slates, that parents make them who they are. I know for a fact this is not true. Genetics...
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heather-koelle's picture
Sep.27.2009
I dont know why letting go is so hard for me.so I am trying to think of "it" as a helium balloon.I am holding on to its string,and its...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.27.2009
Khorat ... Limnonectes megastomias - A frog who's smile hides it best weapon ... fangs! Image Credit: siamensis.org All Frogs...
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