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alethea-d-eason's picture
Jan.21.2009
Valparaiso's firework display for New Years is world renowned. Every year there are several displays that run up the coast for thirty or forty...
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Jan.22.2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009 My house, the second in a row of brick casitas, sits above a small canyon on the edge of a barrio called Los Romeros, a...
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Jan.22.2009
by Susana Montanares M.   I am a body without a soul,a hungry corpse of desire,a caress converted into torture. I am an autumn leaf,the trampled cry...
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Jan.25.2009
Santiago, January 2009 Santiago in the summer is hot; unlike Los Angeles which has a similar latitude, there is less smog than in winter . . . I...
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Jan.27.2009
 There are certain mysteries about Chile that as guests to the country, my husband and I have decided we'll probably never solve. Why does a country...
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Jan.27.2009
Valdivia  I love Valdivia. It reminds me of Arcata, California with its university feel and clapboard houses. But it also feels like Seattle, though...
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Jan.28.2009
  This is our dear friend Pamela leaving Vina del Mar last year for what she thought would be a job as a nanny in Santiago. First she went home to...
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Jan.29.2009
We swore off Chilean pastry in Puerto Varas. We'd had the good experience of finding a decent cake in Valdivia, but this was rare. We've had...
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Jan.31.2009
El Oso, Puñihuil A beautiful woman emerges from the sea. Fishermen who catch sight of la Pincoyo as she dances along the rocks are snared by her...
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Feb.14.2009
Lonely Planet says there's not much to see as you travel through the desert between La Serena and Antofagasta, suggesting that a night bus is a good...
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rebbecca-hill's picture
Nov.02.2011
  Trucks drive by, clunk, clunk. A car zooms close after. The shutting of a door. These things represent outside for me today and most mornings...
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Jan.20.2014
Hubby and I both had to stop at the ATM. I was focused on our breakfast destination because I was incredibly hungry, which made me less observant of...
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jennifer-burden's picture
Aug.05.2009
The light of my life, the fruit of my looms… er, loins, the tiny magical being which had been growing in my uterus since sometime before Mother’s Day...
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gary-morgenstein's picture
Sep.11.2009
http://www.boomercafe.com/2009/09/11/is-there-sex-and-love-after-50/ Here is a posting/excerpt from my novel "Loving Rabbi Thalia Kleinman...
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Oct.18.2009
It’s a dark day in Dobbs Ferry.  Not only is it cold and rainy, but the New Orleans Saints have a head start on the Giants with two touchdowns.  I...
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daniela-ryan's picture
Sep.09.2009
Next week at this time I shall be on an airplane to visit my father.  Now, this sounds like an ordinary sentence but really it should have read...
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Sep.18.2009
Forgiveness or Justice? Forgiveness or Self-Rigtheousness? Her or Me? That's really what it boils down to isn't it?  A focus on others or a focus on...
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david-bakke's picture
Oct.22.2009
It occurred to me recently that there are two types of so-called “windfalls” in our lives, the expected and the unexpected.  The question is---what...
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Dec.30.2009
  One thing that any parent should know is that around any holiday, whether it be your child’s birthday, Christmas, or any other gift-giving...
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jennifer-knox's picture
Nov.28.2009
............................................I once had a neighbor tell me that I would never be complete until I had children. He said this...
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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.