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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.11.2009
It's Friday and another week has passed by without too much effort, passed by with just the blink of an eye really and what do I have to show for it...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.12.2009
- It's too bushy, she says - But it has a nice balance, he says - It lacks character, she says - What, he says - Character - You want a tree with...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.13.2009
My fourteen year old son saw three shooting stars tonight. He comes to the back door and announces this to me with great whoops of joy. We have just...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.15.2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8TRXJ0SHm4&hl=en&gl=AU&client=mv-google  The Green Party's Paul Gogarty We have, as a nation, really hit...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.15.2009
These days I have to look harder to find the light. Otherwise it would pass me by and the hours would most probably be dim and lack any sense of hope...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.16.2009
Looking back now I don't think I ever wanted to grow up. Growing up meant losing me. I tried to hang onto me as long as possible. Growing up was...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.18.2009
How quickly the week has passed. Christmas preparations are well underway and each day has a list that needs checking and double checking. There is...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.18.2009
Reach out and up to the sliver of moon in the new sky and discover that instead of the expected soft silk of light it clings to your hand like glue...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.19.2009
When I visited New York last October, I purchased two bars of soap in Walgreens Drug Store in Times Square. Funny, you might say, for a woman, on a...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Dec.20.2009
I went to open  the back door this morning to let the dogs out but they refused my invitation and stole back to their snug beds and promptly returned...
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sue-glasco's picture
Sep.04.2009
The first Wednesday of the month is always busy for me since it is senior citizens day at Krogers and I try to do as much of my shopping for the...
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Jun.25.2011
Hearing raindrops on our bedroom window, it was lovely to turn over and continue sleeping.  It had been a busy week requiring me to go to bed earlier...
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dean-rader's picture
Dec.05.2009
  HOW GOOD WAS PRESIDENT Obama's justification for sending 30,000 troops to Afghanistan?   You would hope pretty good.  Placing 30,000 young...
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rob-boston's picture
Dec.10.2013
It’s an article of faith among the Religious Right that there’s a war on Christmas underway in the United States. Shoppers would be hard-pressed...
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mylene-dressler's picture
Jan.21.2010
I'd arrived a bit early for the lecture I was scheduled to give, and was introducing myself to some of the audience trickling in who'd come to hear...
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jennifer-mclagan's picture
Jul.30.2009
What's happened to post offices? I remember getting a choice of stamps or having a first day cover stamped. Now if you can find the post office...
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SusanVH's picture
Oct.13.2009
Exciting news! Rock 'N' Roll Soldier has been nominated for a Cybil, the annual Children's and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards! From the...
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terry-odell's picture
Mar.27.2009
Quotes about thinking (and lack of), prompted by this Niels Bohr's quip: No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical.  People demand...
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terry-odell's picture
May.10.2010
I feel like a normal person. I mean, I don't have two heads, and although I have my quirks, I don't think they put me outside the box of what...
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terry-odell's picture
Aug.05.2010
What I'm reading: Decaffeinated Corpse by Cleo Coyle First I'd like to share another review for Nowhere to Hide, from Happily Ever After Reviews....
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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.