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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
May.26.2012
Causes and effects: a tangle of fishing line impossible to undo. Dad would work at it and work at it. Sometimes he'd chop it off and start over....
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May.28.2012
Though I rarely venture into the brambles beyond page 1 in an internet search, it was myself I was looking for this morning, and I bravely or...
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Jun.04.2012
Yesterday we went back to the beaver dam, me keeping anxious eyes on one aging dog, one utterly unpredictable younger dog (both adopted from the...
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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Jun.09.2012
Ah, the sound of jays, neighbors' phone calls, voices jogging/biking/skateboarding past, drunken parties across the street (What the fuhhhhck?  ...
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Jun.13.2012
Chasing down information on the (new) New Republic website, I was sidetracked by links to articles about the VIDA survey of women writers and their...
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Jun.20.2012
In the library a couple weeks ago I was browsing the shelves of British writers for a book by Hilary Manttel, who has been in the news. The book I'd...
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Jun.22.2012
1 I am visiting my mother who lives in a Senior Residence in Qualicum, halfway up Vancouver Island. We had lunch at the airport--pasture dotted with...
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Jun.30.2012
Absent a car and short of lemons and other greens, I went foraging on campus yesterday evening.  Harvest: a pound or two of plums off a street...
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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Jul.01.2012
Not as in citrus fruit, but as in a specific kind of lemon, big and lumpy, with a thick rind, and squishy kitchen-sponge-like innards. I now have a...
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beverley-bie-brahic's picture
Jul.08.2012
First a bit of self-promotion and CBe promotion I happened upon (ok, googling myself, I confess): http://notesfromafruitstore.net/tag/beverley-...
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ron-mcelroy's picture
Jan.01.2014
Whew!  What a ride that was! If TWENTY THIRTEEN was any longer I would have drowned....in the world of surfing this is called a holddown.........
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ron-parsons's picture
Aug.22.2013
The new Facebook page for "The Sense of Touch" may be found here: https://www.facebook.com/TheSenseOfTouchByRonParsons?ref=hl Please feel free to...
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brian-mckee's picture
May.10.2009
In each of us is a biotch. Many of us are taught to suppress this biotch from childhood. To be "nice" we must dissociate ourselves from it...
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d-j-stephens's picture
Mar.02.2010
Rifle match with a Hangover: During the time I was competing for the Division Rifle team one of my assignments was to compete as a member of the...
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tatjana-soli's picture
Dec.30.2010
Lotus Eaters gets a nice mention in the NYT Paperback Row! LTHE LOTUS EATERS, by Tatjana Soli. (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99.) At the center of Soli’...
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sam-barry's picture
Mar.30.2009
San Francisco continues to be hit by unrelenting weather. Today saw sunny, blue skies, with highs in the 50s to upper 60s. West winds roared in at 5...
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nina-schuyler's picture
Oct.12.2010
When you step out of the realm of realism, more is demanded of you as a writer. Steven Millhauser is a master of building worlds that are beyond the...
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barbara-alexandra-szerlip's picture
Feb.15.2009
According to those who measure such things, there are some 17,000 pieces of manmade 'orbital debris' currently circling the Earth. Seventeen thousand...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Mar.01.2009
When I was little, I read to try to find a place of happiness, interest, joy.  I read to find out who I was because someone had to have the answer. ...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jun.12.2009
Dear Ma'am-- We thought we'd call to let you know that your car has been canceled.  I regret to inform you that it simply isn't there.  You will go...
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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.