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chris-rodell's picture
Jan.09.2009
My wife and I are the worst kinds of insufferable snobs who are always telling people at parties we never watch much TV. For some reason, this makes...
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allen-p-adamson's picture
Jan.09.2009
I’ve heard kids say all sorts of things about what they want to be when they grow up, a doctor, a fireman, a dog walker, even a judge on American...
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jean-m-fogle's picture
Jan.09.2009
Friday, January 9, 2009 Winter Green The ultimate green garden is a moss garden. These tiny plants are amazing. Even in winter they are bright...
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susan-henderson's picture
Jan.09.2009
Years ago, when I left my job as a rape crisis counselor, I was presented with a plaque. In beautiful calligraphy, my co-workers had listed the...
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cliff-burns's picture
Jan.09.2009
For the past day or so I've been poking around on HarperCollins "Authonomy" site. I had posted an excerpt of my novel there, in the vain...
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julia-stein's picture
Jan.09.2009
Po Bronson's Bombardiers is a satire of corrupt bond traders in mid-1990s San Francisco which makes the reader both laugh and cry. While not actually...
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anne-brooke's picture
Jan.09.2009
Almost my first email of the day was a poetry rejection (groan ...) which is never under any circumstances pleasant. However, I have impressed...
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heather-catherine-hogan's picture
Jan.09.2009
In my previous blogs I talked about life coming down to the five different senses, at least for me.  I went through smelling, hearing, touching, and...
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cat-bauer's picture
Jan.09.2009
Intellectual Property Rights at the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace) (Venice, Italy) Ten years ago, when I first arrived in Venice, I was fortunate...
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stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Jan.09.2009
"Something good happens each day. You just have to find it." - my wise mom When I was working on my PhD (and rarely saw the light of day...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
From one Joe to the next, the GOP has made a habit of trying to appeal to the average American through real and fictitious characters lately. At the...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
In the wake of the recent economic crisis in this country, each presidential hopeful has tried to convince voters that he will be the stronger leader...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
I admittedly was surprised when I heard John McCain's choice for his running mate at first. Sarah Palin? Who? I honestly had no clue who she was, and...
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mark-glamack's picture
Mar.22.2009
Everybody has creative ideas and dreams. It's the courageous few, through their determination and perseverance who turn dreams into tangible...
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former member's picture
Mar.22.2009
by former member
My latest outtake over at the Meet and Greet is called Gumballs. It was inspired by a picture posted at Easystreet Prompts, of a gumball machine...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
Very recently (July 14th) President Bush lifted the ban on offshore drilling for oil that his father had put in place some 18 years ago. If you know...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
The race is officially on. Today is Tuesday, November 4, 2008, a historic day in America and around the world. The inevitability of the first non-...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
Keith Olbermann said it best in his 'Special Comment' on November 10. "What is it to you?"  Olbermann, of course, was referring to the...
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former member's picture
Mar.22.2009
by former member
"The general public is not aware of how doomed black dogs are when they are brought to a pound.” Does Does black dog bias influence rescuers...
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cat-connor's picture
Mar.22.2009
  Current mood:  trying not to think about it but it's impossible not too. I think Bon...
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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.