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Feb.24.2009
I admire Joan Didion.  While visiting Californa last December, I was rooting around in a Borders store and I picked up a copy of The White Album.  A...
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Feb.25.2009
I recognised Martin when he walked in the driveway this evening. Sure, didn't I know him from the road. I passed him frequently over the last...
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Feb.26.2009
Index finger on right hand in plaster tonight. A result of an overly efficient vegetable peeler and plain downright daydreaming watching the swirl...
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Feb.27.2009
The rain has finally stopped although it wasn't raining in the true sense of the word, you know the commonplace rain that pitter patters off the...
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Feb.28.2009
Spouse made dinner tonight. I was not in the mood and he was eager to cook so I said; go for it. I made a (without sounding too boastful about it),...
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Mar.02.2009
Olive and Gerry There is a man and a woman living in suburbia. They have been married for twelve years.Their house is like all the other houses on...
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Mar.02.2009
Dark day today. I wonder if it could be the looming of my birthday on Thursday that fills me with this darkness, this utter give up and quit kind of...
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Mar.03.2009
I was walking along the beach today with the dog and the hubby in tow when hubby said ''big day on Thursday, a big one isn't it''. He said it almost...
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Mar.04.2009
Click on Add Content. Then click on Blog Entry. Then wait. Then sit and think. Then write. Write  about what though? What Content? Write about today...
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Mar.06.2009
The owner of the Wine Bar that I found myself in tonight asked me if I was an artist. I said no that I was a writer and we got into a big discussion...
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Nov.06.2010
A glorious day.  I just ran an errand across the park and back.  It's pouring rain. Drops splash into the puddles, lots of drops all at once, and...
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Sep.19.2013
I walked over to the flower market on the Ile de la Cité yesterday afternoon, dragging my shopping trolley behind me. I wanted a some plants to fill...
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Apr.19.2009
 Rilke and the Angels whenever we speak with the angels rilke writes we should only tell them of common things those ordinary objects truly knowable...
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Mar.25.2009
  I received this piece that I wish to share with my readers. Not only the piece isinteresting but it is also gives us the chance to explore an...
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Apr.27.2009
I just ordered the book "The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World" by W. Cleon Skousen. I want to understand how far we have...
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Apr.01.2009
Must be the economy this year.  The Virginia Festival of the Book didn't yield much in sales, just a lot of education.  Of course, I didn't realize...
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Apr.26.2009
The waitress who works in the hotel dining room has surely risen by now.  At six o' clock in the morning she tends to her amputee husband. Before...
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May.10.2009
I had forgotten that feeling of eating outdoors. The sun of evening time still warm on  my back, the appetite heightened by the air and the birdsong...
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May.20.2009
Shortly before my mother died she told me to make sure to care for my feet. She never did and suffered the consequence. I suppose thinking about it...
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May.30.2009
Lovely calm house at six am. No one opening doors. No dogs barking or basketballs thudding. No one asking me what I am doing. No mobile phones with...
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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.