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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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robert-gray's picture
Jan.09.2009
Of course, any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, particularly sports figures currently in the national spotlight, is purely coincidental...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
It's hard to believe in the interconnectedness of the human race. Especially when each true connection you thought you had with someone turned out to...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
As a foreword, I would like to present these two facts: New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez ($22 million) out-earned the entire Tampa Bay...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
I know what you're thinking; when has professional golf ever been intriguing? Well, ever since Tiger Woods entered the pro ranks all the way back in...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
Lately, I have have been studying various theories and ideas about existentialism, but I have also been formulating my own interpretations. By the...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
Of course I don't know what it is like to be schizophrenic. I could never claim that I even begin to understand the states of mind that accompany...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
Very often I hear the debate of whether having religious faith is equatable with seeing the world realistically. I would like state why I firmly...
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Mar.22.2009
Gentle Readers, how could I forget the birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar? Yes, that caterpillar is forty years old, the big 4-0. How will he...
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austin-kodra's picture
Mar.22.2009
How would I know? I just voted for the first time in a Presidential election yesterday! Supposedly, I was going to feel more patriotic after pressing...
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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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