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aberjhani's picture
Mar.28.2009
  It's always nice when a writer can acknowledge some minor connection to the subjects of a blog such as this. In regard to Ellington, I can only say...
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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Mar.28.2009
Red Rose of Lancaster, White Rose of York, Rose de Meaux, Painted Damask, Gloire de Dijon, Purple Pavement, Alba, Pourpre, Rosa Gallica Officinalis,...
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anne-brooke's picture
Mar.28.2009
Had a great time last night with the music gang, so thanks for a wonderful evening, all! Lord H's menu of quails' eggs starter, duck & Chinese...
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kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
Mar.28.2009
What does poetry do for us? What sort of perspective does it bring to our everyday lives? I invite your answers to these open-ended questions. The...
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chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
Mar.28.2009
  One of my readers, Karen, asked for a recipe, and here it is.  I should confess up front that I'm not a gourmet cook, not...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Mar.28.2009
For years, my readers (and I) have been hoping that some of my older books would become available again. Now it's finally happened, and the reissue...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Mar.28.2009
Recently, I've become somewhat obsessed with The Arnolfini Portrait, by Jan van Eyck. I'd seen reproductions of it for years, as it's a famous image...
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jessica-anya-blau's picture
Mar.28.2009
Persian Girls is a memoir but reads like the best fiction.  There is so much suspense in this story, that I frequently found myself flipping to Nahid...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.28.2009
So instead of hanging around and obsessing about our offer on the house and the evil counter moves the other agent might employ, Michael and I jumped...
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terry-spear's picture
Mar.28.2009
On Fierce Romance we're working on themes...so this week it's about flirting. I'm afraid that because all I can think about is death and dying right...
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rosemary-dibattista's picture
Jul.13.2009
  In no particular order: Clothes on the line The first BLT of the season Sun brewed tea with fresh mint The beach at 6:00 (pm or am) Lingering over...
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ron-nesler's picture
Jul.13.2009
On the 21st day of February of 2008 I attended a Town Board meeting in the town of New Harmony, Indiana and tried to raise questions about the rental...
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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Jul.13.2009
  Michael Jackson's death reminded me of a big thing back in the eighties.  Back then, all shows used songs to enhance a storyline. Who...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jul.13.2009
I left the theatre tonight feeling an odd sense of despondency. Hubby and I had just spent an hour watching a marvellous play. I knew Hubby enjoyed...
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barry-eva's picture
Jul.13.2009
Interview with Jenni - falling off the shelf blogspot As anybody who has read me reviews interviews or heard my comments on either my own radio...
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carolpiasente's picture
Jul.13.2009
In a recent CityArts interview, architect and artist Maya Lin described in some detail the elements of her creative process. When she begins a...
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former member's picture
Jul.13.2009
by former member
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/20/us/20ventura.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=at%208...
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larry-schliessmann's picture
Jul.13.2009
In my 23rd century 87,000 word science fiction novel Crystal Clear Motivation, crime and love must be reconciled when the accused criminal is the...
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former member's picture
Jul.13.2009
by former member
Dear Readers:     I was reminded of a short story that I wrote a very very long time ago, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In fact...
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barbara-boyer's picture
Jul.13.2009
"Hopefully, by reading Courage of Fear folks will realize that bad things don't happen to good people for no good reason; life happens to all...
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