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john-erwin-doerper's picture
Jan.28.2009
I learned this week that a plankless deck is of less use than a gateless gate: Beware the laid-back workman. Over the years we’ve had all sorts of...
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weston-ochse's picture
Jan.28.2009
Just got back from Naples, Italy.  More on that later.  Found out when I returned that Redemption Roadshow slipped into the preliminary ballot for...
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simon-haynes's picture
Jan.28.2009
I'm working on the fifth book in a series, and I think I'm slowly gaining an understanding of how to actually plot and write a novel. Each book has a...
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terry-odell's picture
Jan.28.2009
It's been a while since my schedule has meshed with the Adult Literacy League's training, and I confess to being a bit rusty--not to mention the...
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arlene-goldbard's picture
Jan.28.2009
There they go again! A few right-wingers who want to defeat the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan now before Congress are using one of its...
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gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Jan.28.2009
'An Interview with Pat Guppy' for 'Her Ladyshipness Magazine' Questions posed by Hyacinth Bootley-Smythe Q: You chose to have a quiet funeral, with...
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ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Jan.28.2009
There are reports that Ms. Ghada Jamsheer, President of the Women's Petition Committee, a Bahrain based organization that advocates for women in...
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david-henry-sterry's picture
Jan.28.2009
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/dick-cheney-shopping-hi...
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michelle-richmond's picture
Jan.28.2009
A few days ago, a reader named Christine emailed me the following question: Do you think a person can begin being a writer at age 60? You’re so young...
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anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jan.28.2009
Random chat inspires a Twitterseries long-in-the-making. Chatting on Facebook this morning with an insomniac acquaintance in LA (10 hours behind me...
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sangay-glass's picture
Apr.15.2009
Reading Louise Young’s blog “A 21st Century Trail of Tears” this morning reminded me of Severn Cullis-Suzuki the 12 year old who silenced the UN for...
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ann-seymour's picture
Apr.15.2009
  One morning my husband, Bob, woke up, said, "I think I'll make a pot of coffee," went downstairs and had a stroke. The kind neurosurgeons...
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former member's picture
Apr.15.2009
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I'm half way through a spur of the moment committment I made to join in the spirit of National Poetry Writing Month and write a poem every day.  I...
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brad-green's picture
Apr.15.2009
I went to see the Dallas symphony yesterday with an earache. Skipped out on work to take my son to an educational music seminar. We hiked past the...
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asha-vose's picture
Apr.15.2009
I found out today I did not even place in the Maureen Egen Writer's Exchange Award. It is always difficult not to win, but someone must lose in order...
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inga-rhonda-king's picture
Apr.15.2009
Busyness is worn as a badge of honor, it is a self-esteem booster. Unfortunately, (or fortunately) I have an aversion to busyness, so much so I am...
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former member's picture
Apr.15.2009
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Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, one of the founders of queer theory, died on April 12th, 2009. Sedgwick was known not only for her groundbreaking academic...
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former member's picture
Apr.15.2009
by former member
"Normally subcultures in Australia are taken from other countries and just reproduced here. Sharps or sharpies are an Australian specific...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.15.2009
The sweetness of Summer has already graced the kitchen countertop in the form of fresh Oregano plucked from the garden. Despite the rainfall I...
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former member's picture
Apr.15.2009
by former member
Child labor in Bangladesh
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