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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.03.2009
I meet a friend for coffee in a small cafe not far from the ocean. The windows are cloudy and stained with salt blown in on the wind. The air rich...
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Apr.04.2009
Half moon shines over the house and a stiff wind has picked up blowing in from the sea down across and over the sweep of rugged hills to the south....
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Apr.05.2009
I am thankful to draw the curtains on the day. Busy day. Day full of busy things. Up early. Pull the orange Tibetan sky of a blind up. Swish. Open...
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Apr.06.2009
Oh Brother, happy, happy birthday. I thought about you today. Six years older than me and yet , at least sixty million years away from me, the years...
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Apr.07.2009
Dinner is over with and the dishes put away. The clock in the hall chimes eight.  I was fortunate  to get a walk in before the rain decided to come...
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Apr.08.2009
Blue day. Blue sky and beneath the sky, a blue sea heaves and swells and soothes. Blue eggs dangle from  a white Easter tree on the window sill. Blue...
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Apr.09.2009
Special time of day. Nettle tea brews in a blue teacup to my right. Dog snoozes on the wooden bench to my left. Laptop on kitchen table before me,...
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Apr.10.2009
The fish market had a queue out the door. Everyone it seems wants to eat fish on this Friday and so we, hubby and I, stood patiently for our turn....
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Apr.10.2009
Solitary cloud on horizon is a peaked meringue dissolving in the blue sky. Cars on the road thunder by. Son sits on a red bench in the garden and...
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Apr.11.2009
Layered day. Intricate layers of moments. Definite shades of  rich chocolate interspersed with cream. Holidays are good. They offer time. Time to...
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bryant-simon's picture
Oct.30.2009
Retail therapy – picking up a venti mocha frappuccino to make you feel better and ward off bad feelings – is one of the ways of buying I talk about a...
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lucinda-b-watson's picture
Aug.23.2010
All of you who argued with me about leaving time to cool off, I disagree. I still think it's a good thing. Kissing on the first date is fine for some...
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rita-schiano's picture
Jul.22.2009
More than twenty years has passed since her father's gangland style murder, and Anna Matteo had moved on with her life. Or, so she thought. When she...
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Jul.06.2010
I can’t believe how hot it is. It’s difficult to continue with any other statement but an emphatic recitation of the previous: I can’t believe...
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Jul.08.2010
On Thursday I spoke at the annual planning meeting for the Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH). It was unbelievably moving. Yesterday I wrote about what...
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Dec.23.2009
Hurry—only three shopping days left to find those final presents for family, friends, and the postman! Looking for that WOW gift, the one guaranteed...
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Jun.21.2010
I try to do something writing related everyday. Even if I am not writing an article or working on my second novel, I blog about writing, remind...
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charles-redner's picture
Oct.15.2010
A few months ago, Michael Blake sent me a manuscript of his new book, Into the Stars about an American soldier during WW I who rescues a horse on the...
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Mar.10.2010
Laura Foster is determined to escape her dark past, the unspeakable misfortune of her childhood experience, and, at this point, she has done well so...
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May.04.2010
The Imam’s DaughterHannah Shah  “My father was the Imam; my father was the mosque.” The world Hannah was born into meant her father has absolute...
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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.