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evelyn-sharenov's picture
Mar.29.2009
My mother died of Alzheimer's; it was a long goodbye to a brilliant pianist, painter, businesswoman - a feminist before Betty Friedan gave anyone the...
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marilyn-kallet's picture
Mar.29.2009
Tonight we held a rehearsal at my house, to prepare for the show at the Laurel Theatre on Thursday.  "We" includes two fine younger poets,...
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laurel-anne-hill's picture
Mar.29.2009
Heavy metal music throbbed from the CoastCon Suite into the adjacent Super 8-Biloxi Ballroom where I chatted with a future rocket scientist from “...
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ron-cabral's picture
Mar.29.2009
In 1976 Judy Bebelaar and I were teaching at Opportunity High School in San Francisco. Opportunity was the new name of the old Continuation High...
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lisa-alcalay-klug's picture
Mar.29.2009
Today, Cool Jew is No. 5 on Amazon's bestseller list for Humor/Religion titles. Mazal tov all around!
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meg-waite-clayton's picture
Mar.29.2009
How does one discuss a book in 140 characters or less? I just came across an announcement of a publisher establishing a Twitter Book Club to help...
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rosy-cole's picture
Mar.29.2009
        I'm not a scaly tortoise Who hibernates on straw, I like a bit more light than that, Else I resort to law.   I'm...
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anne-brooke's picture
Mar.29.2009
Am happy to say that my sting-in-the-tale flash fiction piece, Night Bees, is now up at Every Day Fiction and can be found here. Hope you enjoy it...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Mar.29.2009
Yesterday there have finally been some protests through Europe (40 k in London) to challenge the "quick fix-dust under the carpet" policy...
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Mar.29.2009
The other day I read Malcolm Gladwell's The Outliers in my book club (I belong to one, too) & it made me think about how we owe our success to so...
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ananda-kiamsha-madelyn-leeke's picture
Jul.14.2009
  My sistalove friend Karen and I spent July 4th walking around on the Mall, enjoying soul food, and filling ourselves up on creative soul food...
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Jul.14.2009
Today I thought I would share an excerpt from my new book, That Which Awakens Me: A Creative Woman’s Poetic Memoir of Self-Discovery(Summer 2009 –...
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Jul.14.2009
Many thanks to blogger Shawn P. Williams of Dallas South blog (http://dallassouthblog.com) for hipping me to the fact that I was featured in the...
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Jul.14.2009
The First Union by Fine Artist Milton Bowens   Fine Artist Milton Bowens – www.milton510.com     I hosted a juicy conversation on...
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Jul.14.2009
Photo of my grandparents Dorothy Mae Johnson Gartin and Robert Warren Gartin, Sr. of Indianapolis, IN   Happy 97th Birthday to my feisty...
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Jul.14.2009
Dr. Regina Benjamin   I am so excited about President Obama’s selecting Dr. Regina Benjamin, a fabulous and fierce African American woman, as...
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Jul.14.2009
Happy Tuesday! Today I thought I would post Part 2 of The Business of Being Ananda Leeke.  Being Ananda Leeke is rooted in the experiences I had...
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Jul.14.2009
Happy Tuesday! Today I thought I would post Part 2 of The Business of Being Ananda Leeke.  Being Ananda Leeke is rooted in the experiences I had...
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Jul.14.2009
Narrative: Memories. In Your Own Words, a six-word memoir collage by Ananda Leeke Copyright 2009 by Madelyn C. Leeke Two weeks ago my life coach...
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Jul.14.2009
Me and my best brothalove friend/book editor extraordinaire Wayne P. Henry Listen to the very first episode of my new creative baby — The Ananda...
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