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geling-yan's picture
Feb.10.2009
From my husband about my late father-in-law: While he read relatively little fiction other than works by Laurens van der Post, but he loved well-...
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robert-grudin's picture
Feb.10.2009
APOSTASIA ADVISES HER QUEEN ON PIETYWeave into linen the form of scarabaeus sacer,Trace in the sand, wide-pupiled, the udjat of ra,In thy ablutions,...
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janny-wurts's picture
Feb.10.2009
Is anyone disturbed by the accelerated hype now appearing as ads targeted to solicit unpublished, new authors, and featured in glitz, at the headline...
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anne-brooke's picture
Feb.10.2009
First off, here’s this morning’s meditation, which is possibly the one moment of calm I will get today: Meditation 69 Before us liesa rich and...
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geling-yan's picture
Feb.10.2009
From my husband regarding his late father: Dad was always reading something.  When we picked up the area around his chair, I took a moment to record...
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geling-yan's picture
Feb.10.2009
From my husband, regarding final arrangements for my father-in-law: On Monday, February 2, two days after the wake, we transferred my father’s urn to...
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kate-marshall's picture
Feb.10.2009
Say “dog show” and most people picture the Westminster Kennel Club conformation show, where handlers in suits and sensible shoes present pure-bred,...
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june-casagrande's picture
Feb.10.2009
A colleague just asked me: Is it "the great outdoors are" or "the great outdoors is"? And I'm none too happy with what then...
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geling-yan's picture
Feb.10.2009
This is an entry from my husband regarding memorial observances for his beloved father, my beloved father-in-law, Dr. Lawrence David Walker:   My...
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christina-sunley's picture
Feb.10.2009
I’m guessing that my conception of what my novel is about may be changed soon, once people I don’t know start buying and reading it. So for posterity...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
May.02.2009
May 2   THE MEAL    Home cooking is the key.  I want to order in, have my life delivered to the door.  The takeout menus entice me.  From three...
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quenntis-ashby's picture
May.02.2009
So sue me! I'm an eavesdropper. I have ears, and I use them all the time. I can turn a blind eye sometimes, but not a deaf ear. So I spent the day...
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ron-lavalette's picture
May.02.2009
Waking Up Twice, Before You I don’t know.  Maybe it was the Cajun chicken.  Maybe it was the infected sinus, the air like a jackhammer to the...
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bro-smith-sgs's picture
May.02.2009
Into the Mouth of MadnessThesis: Without the spark of enlightenment, reason fails to adequately see and thus we enter gropingly, into the ‘Mouth of...
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bro-smith-sgs's picture
May.02.2009
Into the Mouth of MadnessThesis: Without the spark of enlightenment, reason fails to adequately see and thus we enter gropingly, into the ‘Mouth of...
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marva-marrow's picture
May.02.2009
I was born with the innate to let passion grab me, whirl me, take me and fling me to the winds. Music and boys were the passions of my young teen...
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warren-adie-riley's picture
May.01.2009
“First of all, let me say just three words. I’m bloody mad.” I want to present, as Jack Webb used to say on Dragnet, “Just The Facts Ma’am. Just The...
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former member's picture
May.01.2009
by former member
     Everyone is always asking me what kind of make-up do I wear or how do I get my face to be so clear? I use these 4 little steps: Cleanse,...
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former member's picture
May.01.2009
by former member
After his ninth heart surgery, Mackie's doctors had him on 15 different medicines. But the side effects made life miserable. So one day he quit...
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jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
May.01.2009
How do I combine great needed content and infuse my post with perspective and background to make it real for the reader? Too many writers who blog...
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