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mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.16.2010
Creaky old wicker chair I love you and sea shells I love you on the windowsill and battered dictionary to my right, bound with brown masking tape, I...
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Mar.17.2010
When I open the back door this morning the first sound to greet me is the call of a pheasant that comes from down by the fence near the bog. Nothing...
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Mar.17.2010
I have been known to belt this out on occasion and thought you might enjoy this being the day that's in it. Best and happiness to you. mary, mars,...
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Mar.18.2010
You are talking to me about the cloud layer on Venus. About how the thick cloud cover is layered over the surface until there is virtually no light....
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Mar.18.2010
The expected Atlantic wind blew itself into us today and deposited a fine gauze of salt on the windows that made me thankful that I had discouraged...
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Mar.19.2010
If only Spring would come in to this garden and not stand at the blue gates like a nosy neighbour who wants to spy on me but keep her distance at the...
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Mar.21.2010
I wonder if I have been on this road before. It looks familiar and yet I can't quite place it. If I encountered it in a good frame of mind I might...
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Mar.22.2010
I want to rouse you so that together we can open ourselves up again like new buds unravelling knots of Winter in our bones to touch the ceiling with...
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Mar.23.2010
Moussaka and Bach may sound like an unlikely marriage but they happen to marry well in this kitchen tonight. Hubby calls it the 'Last Supper' and I...
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Mar.24.2010
Blast this empty house. Blast the way I amble through it, trawl the rooms for company only to find none. I could be on the road from the airport in...
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christine-bottaro's picture
Feb.09.2011
In cold night air Stars fell down like crackers White flowers On green curved stems, leggy and slim.  Black patent shoes dancing on crumbs crunched...
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Mar.14.2012
I have no trouble at all picking my favorite sex scene from a novel. It is from the chapter on Barbados in the novel "The Long Trip Home." A gorgeous...
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Nov.06.2013
Theater producers are planning a Broadway revival of the musical Gigi, and will open the sumptuous production at the Kennedy Center in...
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Jan.07.2014
Larry D. Mann, best known as Yukon Cornelius in the stop motion animation Christmas favorite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has died. Prior to...
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Feb.23.2014
Thanks to David Christopher Loya of Vision4Media, who passed along advice from the iconic sage of cinema… Mr. Billy Wilder. David received...
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Mar.29.2014
Inspired by a former president, Shirley Jones can’t wait to jump into her birthday plans. The Oscar-winning actress and singer says she’ll take her...
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Apr.01.2014
The 80th anniversary celebration of the 1934 Todd Theatre Festival at the Woodstock Opera House that 19-year-old Orson Welles orchestrated. With the...
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carin-hennessey's picture
Jun.09.2010
Birthdays were never a huge occassion in my home.  Five of my six siblings had already moved off into independent adulthood when I became fully aware...
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eva-schlesinger's picture
May.16.2010
Everyone wants to be my friend.   The taxi, pulling up to my curb, calls itself “Friendly Cab.” I think it really likes me because it keeps coming...
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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.