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sandy-o-nathan's picture
May.04.2009
  I'm going to illustrate this blog post with a simple tale springing from ranch life. This is a true story, obviously, since those are photos...
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ugo-mattei's picture
May.04.2009
Avigdor Lieberman has started a tour in Europe. he will be received like a statesman from most chanceries. It started in Italy today. He should be...
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james-buchanan's picture
May.04.2009
If 20 years ago someone had said that the New York Times Company would run the Boston Globe into the ground and force it closure as its owner I think...
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sam-barry's picture
May.04.2009
It’s true. It hit me today on the ride to work on the trolley (I live in Mister Roger’s Neighborhood). Sitting on the seat in front of me was a very...
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jennifer-lyn-king's picture
May.04.2009
It doesn’t seem that long ago, coming home from the hospital in Metairie, Louisiana, with our firstborn—a truly memorable experience. The gracious...
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rowena-cherry's picture
May.04.2009
Who knew...? Today I am procrastinating. Never mind what I ought to be doing. I came here. I poked around, and discovered that I can list up to five...
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anne-brooke's picture
May.04.2009
Was rather sent reeling by a rejection by the last publisher I'd sent my poetry chapbook, Salt and Gold, to yesterday. I don't know why - I'd fully...
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julia-stein's picture
May.04.2009
Sunday, May 3, I went to the Autrry National Center of the American West for the Cinco de Mayo festival and also to see the art exhibit  "Bold...
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dorraine-k-darden's picture
May.04.2009
May 4th, 2009 Free Ice Cream-Ode To The Back Porch You know spring is here...
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jennifer-mclagan's picture
May.04.2009
We arrived at Roissy airport under gray skies threatening rain but by lunchtime they'd cleared and we ate lunch on our friends terrace enjoying the...
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chariss-walker's picture
Aug.27.2009
Is it bad manners or ignorance? No, I am serious. How many of us have the exact upbringing as our neighbor? I was reared in the deep south on a...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.27.2009
I spent my childhood writing thank you letters for boxes of chocolates received on birthdays and gifts on my first holy communion. My parents always...
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vicky-decoster's picture
Aug.27.2009
You remember everything you were taught as a child, don’t you? No elbows on the table. Sit up straight. Don’t chew with your mouth open. Say...
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nina-milton's picture
Aug.27.2009
Not quite ‘Round Ireland with a Fridge’ (Tony Hawks), but almost…I recently took my eighty-two year old mother-in-law, Ina, to Scotland for four days...
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frank-fiore's picture
Aug.27.2009
Been busy most of the week tightening up the plot points for SEED. My challenge is that I concoct very complex plots. Let’s put it another way. The...
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frank-fiore's picture
Aug.27.2009
Analogies are the coin of the realm for writers. Without  the power they have to paint concepts and ideas in the minds of our readers, our...
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frank-fiore's picture
Aug.27.2009
Analogies are the coin of the realm for writers. Without  the power they have to paint concepts and ideas in the minds of our readers, our novels...
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tenaya-jacob's picture
Aug.27.2009
Being an writer is a calling. It is in your blood and your soul. I come from a family of writers each of us with our own unique outlook on life. Ever...
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wendy-mcnally's picture
Aug.27.2009
“I love springtime, because we can play outside!” said Bonky, as she and her sisters Shanty and Windy nested themselves and their dolls on a bed of...
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mailrangam-venkataraman's picture
Aug.27.2009
Talking loudly in a public placeChanting mantras when one praysScolding someone face to faceAre treated as bad manners always Rash driving on the...
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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.