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julia-stein's picture
Feb.25.2009
Santa Monica College (SMC) where I work has showed a commitment to ecology the last 8 years by recylcing and its Sustainable Works education Program...
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stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Feb.25.2009
My oldest daughter got to meet one of the girls I idolized growing up, Nadia Comaneci. She was the first gymnast ever to be awarded a perfect 10 at...
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pati-nagle's picture
Feb.25.2009
Wow, I have a blog here!  Guess I should post to it. Blogging has kind of exploded for me in the last year, with invitations to join several group...
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bob-levin's picture
Feb.25.2009
For some reason, I've been unable to update my "What I'm Reading" list, and I don't want those of you keeping track to think I'm spending...
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bob-levin's picture
Feb.25.2009
In 1972, when we bought our house, a neighbor counseled, "Remember, you don’t have to fix everything at once." We construed his language as...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Feb.25.2009
I am being haunted by the RNC.  Maybe they know my son went to protest in Minneapolis last summer.  Maybe they know I have never voted Republican in...
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dr-alan-taylor's picture
Feb.25.2009
Just pulled a bunch of titles from Berlin uni library, mostly on Hollywood screenwriting histories, including Fitzgerald´s Pat Hobby Stories &...
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terry-spear's picture
Feb.25.2009
One of my critique partners, who was an English high school teacher, said was she could always tell when I had issues with something, that they would...
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elizabeth-baines's picture
Feb.25.2009
A prize draw today on my virtual tour book tour! A copy of Balancing on the Edge of the World for each of three lucky readers who leave their...
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tania-hershman's picture
Feb.25.2009
I had the most wonderful time yesterday during my visit back to my old school, South Hampstead High School. (On the left is the poster they put up...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.24.2009
Luxury is stepping into a bath tub brimming with bubbles at eleven am on a Sunday morning with Philip Schultz
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.23.2009
This morning's alarm clock was a cicada buzzing in the heat in the distance. I woke up with the fan still blowing over my sweaty body. Too hot to...
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coleen-luspo-ordona's picture
May.23.2009
My boss refers to a lot of movies for life's eye openers - one of the many that he has mentioned to share was from the movie Gattaca (true it wasnt...
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wende-plante-aka-billy-joe's picture
May.23.2009
Remember being a child, always being told to be quiet or that’s not the way it happens?  What time line do you give life the right for things to be...
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luciana-lhullier's picture
May.23.2009
The year is 1996. You are a 13 year-old boy from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and armed groups want to recruit you for the war. They come to...
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edmund-jenks's picture
May.23.2009
4th Annual Long Beach Motorsports Walk Of Fame inductees Bobby Rahal and Al Unser, Jr. share a word while standing in front of Parnelli Jones just...
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brenda-youngerman's picture
May.23.2009
I just had the immense pleasure of watching my oldest nephew graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. I have to say that it...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.23.2009
Leave the table behind. Push back your chair, push it back across the wood floor, over the dents and scratches of the years. Leave the table with its...
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barry-eva's picture
May.23.2009
A BOOK AND A CHAT with "KIM SMITH"  Writing, Readers, Guests, Blog Radio, even problems in New Zealand all on "A Book and a Chat...
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jane-hammons's picture
May.23.2009
For the past 15 years Memorial Day has been about my brother. Johnny didn't serve in the military. In fact, he was a draft dodger. He never...
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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.