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shana-mclean-moore's picture
May.06.2009
I’m hoping the graphic designers of the world will create a new kind of emoticon, because I’ve discovered that my fellow saps and I are most often...
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barbara-alexandra-szerlip's picture
May.06.2009
      In 1930, when Iowa attorney T. M. Zink died, the details of his will were made public. He stipulated that his $100,000 estate be placed in...
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carol-i-hoenig's picture
May.06.2009
  For years before I started my own business as a freelance writer and publishing consultant, I was a national event specialist for Borders Group,...
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barri-l-bumgarner's picture
May.06.2009
Hatred, I’ve learned, can come in pretty packages... And often it’s cloaked in ways that make it more than pretty, angelic even. It’s scary how many...
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simon-haynes's picture
May.06.2009
I love that moment where you've been working on a novel for months, you've written two thirds of the draft, and you suddenly get a flash of...
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june-casagrande's picture
May.06.2009
dowager I came across this word today, used in earnest - not in a comedy context like the Wealthy Dowager character on The Simpsons. Per American...
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phil-bronstein's picture
May.06.2009
John Kerry wants to save newspapers. Or something like that. Anyway he's holding DC hearings on the subject today, presumably goosed by the fact that...
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stephen-evans's picture
May.06.2009
I don't usually write theater reviews because I am too picky and too prone to stretch for a good line, something I consider a flaw in dramatic...
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pamela-dennison's picture
May.06.2009
To top off the symptoms they don't tell you about when going through menopause is to STAY AWAY FROM CHECKBOOKS AT ALL COSTS! I plused when I should...
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christopher-meeks's picture
May.06.2009
  I've been asked by the Santa Monica College Literary Series to speak about my work on December 1. I'm part of a series of authors who discuss what...
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laura-mchale-holland's picture
Aug.31.2009
To escape from my own writing, I’ve done an extraordinary amount of reading lately. And the last three books to keep me up when I should have been...
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amira-nagati's picture
Aug.31.2009
O, I can never forgetYour passion,Your loving-kindness,And the nights you lay in bedSmiling calmly at me,Deep in thoughts,Pleasant and dancing in...
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larry-schliessmann's picture
Aug.31.2009
My plan was to present the written story. Now I'm not because I cannot decide how to end it. Knowing the end is the second part of story writing, the...
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john-braun's picture
Aug.31.2009
Yesterday was a little bit of a Daddy-Daughter day. I took Isabella to go see the new movie, Ponyo - a Japanese film brought to us by our wonderful...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.31.2009
August 31   CHANNELING    It’s a full feeling to be a channel.  Only an empty feeling when it’s blocked at the base of my spine and God can’t go to...
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krystal-davis's picture
Aug.31.2009
So it's demo reel time and....I have been wanting to loose a few pounds and have not had much success.  By no means am I over weight but I know that...
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sue-glasco's picture
Aug.30.2009
I believe in divine healing.  I wonder if my prayers for healthy babies or traveling mercies have perhaps not only been answered positively but also...
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doug-brooks's picture
Aug.30.2009
THE GREAT EXPLOITATION PROLIFERATION Chapter 3 What has this world come to? People ask that question alot! The question is where has this world...
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molly-secours's picture
Aug.30.2009
This morning while sauntering with Simone,  my 11 and a half pound king charles cavalier, we are abruptly and verbally accosted by the obnoxious...
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kelly-tweeddale's picture
Aug.30.2009
Fifteen years ago, today, I became a parent.  Twelve days later I cradled my daughter as she took her last breath.  During those twelve days my DNA...
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