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jt-ellison's picture
Apr.18.2008
Oh, it's so good to be back! My month off from Murderati, though initially unplanned and unexpected, gave me a chance to remember what I like most...
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phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Apr.18.2008
Yesterday I was actually nostalgic for a time when I was a “Mrs. Lieutenant.” That time was the first week of May in 1972 right before my husband...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Apr.18.2008
Sometime back in 1994, I went to Santa Cruz to take a class from a teacher I'd taken a class from before.  That first class had been wonderful and...
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simon-haynes's picture
Apr.18.2008
Today I discovered LibraryThing has added venues and events to their database. Users add their favourite bookstores, with links, and if you specify a...
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cliff-burns's picture
Apr.17.2008
The post "According to Canadian Standards I'm a Best Seller!" has been removed by Redroom administrators. For further information go to...
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john-elder-robison's picture
Apr.17.2008
On more than one occasion, I’ve had people ask me, “If you could take a pill and get rid of your Asperger’s, would you do it?” I’ve always said, “No...
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Apr.17.2008
IT'S THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, the Bay Area's paper, the once and forever home of Herb Caen and Farley. If you're in or around San Francisco, you...
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susan-browne's picture
Apr.17.2008
Everything at Costco is VERY THERE, in bulk. LOTS OF IT. Massive. Elephantine.  Bunyanesque.  Whopping.  Mastodonic.  Monstrous. Jumbo.  Everything...
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angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.17.2008
The workshop is now posted.  Pam over at Nerd's Eye View had five fantastic readers who participated, and their entries were great!  The diversity of...
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terence-clarke's picture
Apr.17.2008
29Vienes de la pobreza de las casas del Sur, de las regiones duras con frío y terremoto que cuando hasta sus dioses rodaron a la muerte nos dieron la...
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tami-ruth's picture
Apr.22.2014
Will came to scene of accident (he says not to type. hahaha. A Writer writes! Ms. Pointy of "Sahara Special" said. Another Mekol Kadosh banned book...
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sue-glasco's picture
Apr.22.2014
Driving to town provides welcome change from the sparse color of recent winter drives.  Redbuds reached their peak of beauty in our area for...
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charles-killeen's picture
Apr.22.2014
     The day I had my first glimpse of England -- the famous white cliffs, the docks at Southampton -- I was eighteen years old....
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vivian-mcinerny's picture
Apr.22.2014
I recently mingled atoms with Walt Whitman. It felt good.  The poet beautifully expressed his understanding of life, that he and every person...
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mara-buck's picture
Apr.22.2014
  This short story collection has already been extensively reviewed (and praised) and who am I to add to the verbiage, but I’ve been on a...
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vivian-mcinerny's picture
Apr.22.2014
I recently mingled atoms with Walt Whitman. It felt good.  The poet beautifully expressed his understanding of life, that he and every person...
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susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Apr.22.2014
"Patience is the companion of wisdom."-St. Augustine   Patience is an area of my life that I struggle with daily. I want changes...
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manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.22.2014
  TRIUMPH OVER DISABILITY... LIONEL BARRYMORE'S PIONEERING STORY We present the seldom-shared story of Lionel Barrymore, and his desire to...
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manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.22.2014
Variety is reporting that British Pathé, the UK newsreel archive company, has uploaded its entire 100-year collection of 85,000 historic...
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monty-heying's picture
Apr.22.2014
I woke up at 3:30 this morning thinking about Harry Potter and couldn't go back to sleep until it came to me why I have such a visceral dislike for...
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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.