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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Dec.27.2008
There are rules in society, the unwritten kind I guess we call manners or couthness or civility.  We learn not to butt in or interject when we aren't...
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terry-spear's picture
Dec.27.2008
I have to run to work this morning early and between worrying about getting up on time and having all my stuff ready for work and sinus troubles and...
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terry-odell's picture
Dec.27.2008
This year, the timing of Hanukkah includes Christmas. Normally, our Christmas tradition is an early movie, followed by Chinese food, because there's...
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bozena-intrator's picture
Dec.27.2008
Every year at Christmas I feel sad in the back of my head and in a corner of my soul because I miss my father who died many years ago, being to young...
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robert-sward's picture
Dec.27.2008
Long interested in the nature of writers' friendship. My personal experiences have been mixed, to say the least. Lived in Canada for 14 years and got...
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heywood-gould's picture
Dec.26.2008
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 26Upstaged and rendered irrelevant by the rise of Barrack Obama, European leaders have formed a secret task force to find...
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steve-hauk's picture
Dec.26.2008
It takes courage to write the truth, and sometimes it can take even more courage to speak it. And writing it and speaking it can be totally different...
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geling-yan's picture
Dec.26.2008
Very fortunate to receive two awards in December 2008 -- a really nice way to end the year:  Best Writer of 2008, awarded by Sina.com, December 2008...
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clive-matson's picture
Dec.26.2008
Stark sunlight angling in low strikes a beautiful stone, flecked with gold and rot brown.
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lisa-alcalay-klug's picture
Dec.26.2008
Today is the fifth day of Chanukah. And tonight is a triple header: the Sixth Night of Chanukah, Shabbat and Rosh Chodesh, the new month. So today...
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brian-mckee's picture
Mar.07.2009
There is only one old friend that I really want to find out about. His name is Loren McCune.I went to highschool with him. Everyone else that I've...
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terri-nixon's picture
Mar.07.2009
My first blog - in this place as opposed to my occasional Blogspot ravings - has to be about today's cause for yanking-out-of-hair: query letters. I...
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Where on earth can I find? WHERE ON EARTH can I find a lotus flower; without the slightest of redolence, Where on earth can I find an olive green...
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Who cares? WHO CARES WHETHER I slept on a furry quilt of satin or a blanket of acridly pointed thorns, Who cares whether I ate in plates coated with...
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Who could have ever imagined? WHO COULD HAVE ever imagined that the flower so redolent and fresh in the morning; would one day collapse towards the...
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edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.06.2009
After a very eventful East coast swing, Shepard Fairey is back working his home turf of LA, and this time it’s a BIG canvas… How big? Well how about...
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Whoopi Doesn't Want To Be Overtaxed. Is she Going Galt?
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Brought to us by Wendy Molyneux, via Arija, this is the absolute best game ever. It's the new porn-star-name-game*. For instructions, click on the...
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former member's picture
Mar.06.2009
by former member
Ötzi the Iceman. Up close and personal.Really close. Note: "Otzi the Iceman" is one hyperlink. And "Upclose and personal" is the...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.06.2009
The owner of the Wine Bar that I found myself in tonight asked me if I was an artist. I said no that I was a writer and we got into a big discussion...
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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.