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Mar.15.2010
I did a double take when I saw Coley on the  city street this afternoon. I mean Coley was the last person I expected to see on a street that houses...
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Mar.16.2010
As a child the story of St. Patrick always caused a great sadness in me. The notion that a mad group of Irish marauders could arrive in Wales to...
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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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chris-rodell's picture
May.11.2009
The first tiny ants of the season have invaded our home and that means Valerie immediately ordered the family straight to DEFCON 2. The familiar...
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May.18.2009
I admit this is going to sound sexist, but when I learned what was planned for Rachel Alexander’s future, my first thought was, “That slut!” I don’t...
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May.28.2009
My home blog, www.EightDaysToAmish.com, turned 1 year old on Saturday and I gave it the weekend off. If that makes it seem like I’m a kind and...
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Jan.07.2010
I thought of old Mr. Barnaby, my fifth grade teacher, this week when I was immersed in tricky conversions involving feet to meters, dollars to Euros...
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Mar.10.2010
I feel it’s my duty to singlehandedly save journalism from boring the rest of us to death. I do so 15 students at a time at Point Park University in...
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Oct.04.2010
I hate to sound so cantankerous on a Monday but, consarnit, movies have been going down hill ever since 1993. This occurred to me during a recent...
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May.30.2011
Insanity zooms along with such nimble virtuosity these days it’s become impossible to outcrazy the crazies. Just the other day I wrote the following...
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Jan.03.2010
2010, a new year and good things abound. From December 7 through December 21, I participated in Goodreads.com’s book giveaway. Four hundred seventy-...
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May.17.2009
Newt Gingrich said it's time to find out what Nancy Pelosi knew, and when she knew it. The question is what does Newt Gingrich know, and when did...
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Feb.05.2009
The reading for Six Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak was great fun.  While Portland, OR is a book town, the audience is a tough sell - but the...
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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.