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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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will-durst's picture
Feb.10.2009
The President is not what you call dim. He's obviously aware the only thing worse than a bleakening economy is a bleakening economy where the most...
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teryl-s-cartwright's picture
Feb.10.2009
What have you done with your book today?  Has it been fun or drudgery?  Do you view marketing as a necessary evil? It's tax season and in my part of...
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lauren-lise-baratz-logsted's picture
Feb.10.2009
As one of the senate seats in Minnesota still sits open as Al Franken waits to be certified, here's a story about the comedian/actor/author/...
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diegito-vivas's picture
May.02.2009
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1. Watching T play with my baby brother (said brother is passionately in love with the boyfriend). 2. When books are effectively translated into film...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
May.02.2009
Okay, toss the dishwasher into the gorse bushes and pitch the washing machine into the bog. Break the string on your favourite set of beads and cast...
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former member's picture
May.02.2009
by former member
John King, likely the world’s only classical ukulele virtuoso, died last month at the age of 55. Here he is performing a Bach prelude, playing more...
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john-bussey's picture
May.02.2009
No feedback on my book, "The Prospector," so I though I'd post something even more provocative.  Comments?
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
May.02.2009
"The only difference between a derelict and a man is a job." commented Godfrey. My Man Godfrey (1936) Directed by Gregory La Cava...
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
May.02.2009
My muse is Scheherazade, teller of tales for One Thousand and One Nights in order to save her own life and those of the women in the harem.  My...
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keiko-amano's picture
May.02.2009
  By reading Kauzang’s comments, I thought you might enjoy seeing an old Japanese document with no punctuation.  Modern Japanese writing includes...
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former member's picture
May.02.2009
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What killed more people than the First World War?... No, not another War, But the Pandemic, The Influenza Pandemic of 1918.
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former member's picture
May.02.2009
by former member
There are times when having a fully developed brain can almost seem like an impediment. Are babies more aware of the world around them than adults...
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former member's picture
May.02.2009
by former member
"Maybe, just maybe, we've found the next Mozart." Not just a six year old virtuoso, but a composer as well, Emily Bear seems likely to keep...
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