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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.29.2010
Antsy rain splatters the skylight as the morning tap dances its way into the bedroom. The antsy rain quickly turned to sleet.  Snow is promised.  The...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.30.2010
New tulips in the vase. Easter tulips bolstered by fleshy sage green velvet blades against my skin. I have been buying tulips for weeks. It has...
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Mar.31.2010
Can I borrow you for a couple of hours? I want to go see a movie and I don't want to go alone. What?  What's the movie? The  Blind Side. Some say it'...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.31.2010
These days this house is too tidy. The socks rarely go unmatched. The dogs sleep all day long. The clock in the hall chimes on the hour and never...
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Apr.08.2010
Fat tabby cat  purrs on chair on patio at six o'clock in the evening and all the windows are open. Winter is a memory, at last. Quiche Lorraine bakes...
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Apr.12.2010
The soil has done its job. Refuelled the flagging spirit, thrown away the stubborn stones and unclogged the weedy veins that are prone to cause havoc...
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Apr.13.2010
1. A swim in the ocean 2. The first sight of seedlings as they emerge 3. New potatoes - steamed and eaten solely with butter and sea salt 4. A trip...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.14.2010
Why do I keep meeting people I haven't seen for ages? What does it mean? It unsettles me as if they are, in a way, coming to say goodbye to me. And...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.15.2010
Day
Morning time had me hang out a load of washing on the clothes line and within a few hours the clothes came fresh and smelling of the sea and the land...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.17.2010
Plumes of ash crawl across the sky from Iceland onto the eastern seaboard of this small island. Soon it might even fall on  this house and onto the...
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lisamarie-simmons's picture
Jan.21.2009
Have YOU ever tried to describe an orgasm?!! Never knew my vocab was so small!  HAHAHA!
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brenda-youngerman's picture
Aug.13.2009
Have you ever noticed how loud the silence is? Or how light the dark really is? Have you ever really sat back and taken notice of everything that is...
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fransca-moriana's picture
Feb.09.2009
Anyone that knows me knows that I am a HUGE reader. As you all know TVs are going to digital?! Guess What? The currently ran government (not my boy...
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ron-lavalette's picture
Apr.18.2009
They were hard people, living in a mean place down by the mineshaft's mouth.  They were hard people, and it was hard to tell if they minded living in...
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Jan.30.2010
It was barely a light snowfall at sunset in Concord but, by the time he reached the village, visibility had fallen to no more than a couple of feet...
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ron-lavalette's picture
Apr.18.2010
It's been a wicked busy April for me, thus fewer blog posts here at Red Room.  if you're interested, you can see what I've been up to at: Scrambled...
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thomas-white's picture
Mar.26.2009
I have made some progress on my quest. I am half way through my adaptation of my novel, Justice Rules, to screenplay. My plan is to get it adapted...
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nancybrady's picture
Aug.24.2009
As I was getting dressed for church yesterday, I realized, not for the first time, that I have a love/hate relationship with hose.  I realized this...
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nancybrady's picture
Oct.14.2010
The "project", which is also known as our new (old) house, is done, basically.  There are a few odds and ends to finish up, of course;...
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Jun.18.2011
The "project" continues outside with lots of landscaping changes.  My husband and I have pretty much finished that part of the job.  Our...
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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.