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michael-l-schmicker's picture
Apr.30.2009
Forty years can do some serious damage to the dreams, reputation or health of people. Time certainly did that to several  characters who frequented...
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michael-j-sullivan's picture
Apr.30.2009
When I was six, no older than seven, I was at a neighbor’s house, we were playing hide and seek and in their basement, in a backroom, seemingly...
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michael-j-sullivan's picture
Apr.30.2009
Part of the luggage of an author is to promote your books. Aspiring novelists might see the moment their book is accepted by a publisher as the...
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lisa-saffron's picture
Apr.30.2009
I highly recommend Irshad Manji’s book, The Trouble With Islam Today.She writes the book as an open letter to her fellow Muslims,  challenging them...
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heather-catherine-hogan's picture
Apr.30.2009
My next participant is from the Midwest. She has been married thirteen years. Her and her husband have four children. How many times a week do you...
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nina-schuyler's picture
Apr.30.2009
Yesterday, I was working with kindergartners, writing poems about spring. Their teacher had them in groups of three to five and, we met in a small...
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dorraine-k-darden's picture
Apr.30.2009
Crabby Old Man     Smile! People say that all the time. Here’s what I think they mean. It takes less energy to smile than to frown. Did...
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gail-perry-johnston's picture
Apr.30.2009
Seven Pounds is confusing—not because of its complex plot that leaves you bewildered for the first twenty minutes (or longer if you miss the...
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terry-odell's picture
Apr.30.2009
I spent most of last week at the Romantic Times BOOKLovers Convention in Orlando, Florida. Although I've been to many writers' conferences in the...
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anne-brooke's picture
Apr.30.2009
Back to normal prayer time today - though it has to be said that my prayer time is rarely, if ever, normal - so here's today's meditation: Meditation...
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kyi-kaung's picture
Aug.20.2009
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/eyes-of-the-storm/full-episod...
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barry-eva's picture
Aug.20.2009
A Book and a Chat with "Heather Cariou" Sometimes we have to face up to things, to do what has to be done. Listen to my Book and a Chat...
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c-lee-mckenzie's picture
Aug.20.2009
I'm totally into A Terrible Splendor, a story about a world poised on the brink of war and anticipating one of the most exciting tennis matches ever...
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former member's picture
Aug.20.2009
by former member
Try as the atheist might to manipulate objective data to fit their hypothesis with some evolutionists going so far as to invoke the law in order to...
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lincoln-park's picture
Aug.20.2009
  Just a little FYI for foodies who love 2 read: I am finishing up a new novel called, BAKED-OFF . It should be out later next month. BAKED...
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kyi-kaung's picture
Aug.20.2009
http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1911633,00.html An amazing book, especially the first one. The voice never lags, and goes on briskly in...
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gallia-georg's picture
Aug.20.2009
Sometimes, not to say it happens frequently, I slip into abstract ways of expressing my words and therefore my thoughts begin to seem obscure. It is...
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yuma-michaels's picture
Aug.20.2009
My career as a teacher has not been so much about being another brick in the wall as it has been about running into brick walls.  After completing a...
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vanessa-white's picture
Aug.20.2009
So, I am having what you could call a crisis of faith, I suppose. A period of time when what I had previously found through my church no longer seems...
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richard-martin's picture
Aug.20.2009
The future looks dim indeed for sex, religion, and politics. Sorry, Charlies. First, all three are merely forms of communication--with another person...
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