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simon-wood's picture
Apr.11.2009
I don’t know if everyone is aware of the TV informerical sensation--Sham-wow (https://www.shamwow.com).  I've decided to take on the Sham-wow guy on...
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michael-l-schmicker's picture
Apr.11.2009
Sterling loved the stories and the photos. I even earned a bonus check. Sterling had spent a year stringing for Time magazine in Paris and sold the...
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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Apr.11.2009
There was an ugly admission yesterday by the U.S. that forces in the Khost Province killed "four combatants," and that one of those killed...
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kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
Apr.11.2009
Our poem-tag began the day after Inauguration Day. Since both of us had been underwhelmed by the Inaugural Poem, we wrote our own, sending our...
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robert-gray's picture
Apr.11.2009
 poetry is the act of finding music in the prosaic in the alliteration of the landscape in the enjambment of daily interactions and the metonymic...
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david-morrell's picture
Apr.11.2009
Hi everyone, I posted the April WHAT'S NEW page at my website, http://www.davidmorrell.net.   This month, I have news about Thrillerfest and an...
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peter-conners's picture
Apr.11.2009
Most mainstream articles on the band are pretty horrible and cliched. But this is a solid, insightful article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/...
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moira-richards's picture
Apr.11.2009
When Nelson Mandela stood trial for his life on a charge of treason against the Republic of South Africa, he stood not alone - eight other men...
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steve-bergsman's picture
Apr.11.2009
  I pulled these two lists from Amazon. Compilations of the best real estate investment books. Maverick Real Estate Financing and Maverick Real...
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christopher-meeks's picture
Apr.11.2009
  Last night, my cousin Liz visiting from Denver, my wife Ann, and I decided to see the Groundlings, a comedy troupe on trendy Melrose Avenue in Los...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
Aug.03.2009
The baby slid out of its mother in one final push of unseen muscles. It cried. It laughed. It spoke. It sang. And its mother? Silent. Blind. Dead....
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susan-brown's picture
Aug.03.2009
I read a book recently that I want to recommend to everyone:  "Cutting for Stone," by Abraham Verghese.  In a nutshell, the novel is a...
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rebbecca-hill's picture
Aug.03.2009
There is a slight fog cover this morning in Sunny California. The sky is slowly opening, a hand taking the gray lid, unrolling it to expose a...
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susan-brown's picture
Aug.03.2009
This is the text of a letter of recommendation written for KidTwo by her supervisor down in Bogota after she (KidTwo) finished her six-week summer...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.03.2009
August 3   SHARING    Please take a bite of my PB&J.  I made it myself.  It is fine as it is. I slathered the bread and cut it so neatly; still I...
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john-braun's picture
Aug.03.2009
I want to start out that I am not one for conspiracy theories. Do I think it's possible that, at times, there is more to a situation than appears on...
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nina-milton's picture
Aug.03.2009
As a children’s writer, I am bound to be influenced by the books I read as a child, but when I look back, the strangest, most obscure books have left...
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john-baker's picture
Aug.03.2009
Pending – preposition   while awaiting; until. in the period before the decision or conclusion of. remaining...
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daniel-yaryan's picture
Aug.02.2009
Sparring With Beatnik Ghosts Round III – This third installment, “Round III” of this spellbinding poetry series takes place at Bird & Beckett (...
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sue-glasco's picture
Aug.02.2009
Okay, as I expected, the submit button did not work. (But I am kinda fascinated by it and keep trying to make it work.) Yet it is so simple to send...
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