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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Feb.24.2009
Michael's youngest daughter is in college, a freshman, living away from home for the first time ever.  She didn't do what other high school students...
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terry-spear's picture
Feb.24.2009
Woohoo, another week at the First Line Contest and!!! I made it. Along with one of my critique partners.  Now if only... Three weeks to go!!! Only 20...
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pauline-rowson's picture
Feb.24.2009
I’m often asked this question. Who would play Inspector Andy Horton if there was a film or television series made of my Marine Mysteries. It’s quite...
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nina-amir's picture
Feb.24.2009
Imagine yourself riding in the elevator at a hotel where you are attending a writer's conference. The door opens and in steps the one agent you...
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bob-david-calhoun's picture
Feb.24.2009
JAKE AUSTEN DON’T TAKE NO MESS. While such zines as Psychotronic and Punk Planet have folded in their tents due to the corporate rape of their...
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diane-chamberlain's picture
Feb.23.2009
When I was on my writing retreat week before last, I wrote at least eight hours a day. I listened to soundtracks on my iPod the whole time, and while...
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pamela-dennison's picture
Feb.23.2009
Just when I thought Shadow couldn't improve any more, he surprises me! A few days ago, I had surgery. Because I didn't want David (you remember David...
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phil-bronstein's picture
Feb.23.2009
Social commentator Star Jones, who manages to look younger and thinner every time she shows up anywhere out in the open, captured today's deep...
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eve-kushner's picture
Feb.23.2009
Am I crazy? Who's to say? By Einstein's definition, I may well be. He said insanity was repeatedly doing the same thing while hoping for a different...
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barbara-mountjoy's picture
Feb.23.2009
One of the trends in my life lately has been to divest myself of as much “stuff” as I can, to try to de-clutter and clear the air both literally and...
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former member's picture
May.24.2009
by former member
 Without resting an infinitesimal iota on the many peaks that were conquered with balms of love and compassion; as life crawled at its own...
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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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