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Oct.01.2010
Hotel #10   Aqua cinderblock, channel stuck to the preacher's face, the curling message along the bottom promising you an answer to your call...
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Oct.06.2010
Hotel #22 I in my grey silk slip on the phone to the doctor, you in your baseball cap, nothing else. The bed rocking as you sit down. Someone walks...
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Oct.09.2010
Take 23 a woman asks, "the horses, which side did they fall on during the quake?" and I tell her it hasn't happened yet, to call back in a minute...
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Oct.20.2010
The Lost Wax Method I know about your fall, the time in the hospital. I know about 1983. When the sun stuck its hooks into the backs of your hands....
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Oct.24.2010
The 24 Hour Flu Was what she called it for weeks: all night popcorn, all night kitchen-wall scouring, all night swearing and weeping with her hand...
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Oct.30.2010
Hotel #7 Are you high? you whispered. The pillows hummed like sweet pools of lit amethysts, the sheets as smooth as a girl's long, long back. You...
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Nov.03.2010
The Periodic Table of Car Crashes in the heat, the temporary classrooms ping like empty oil drums everyone's getting their learner's permit this year...
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Nov.07.2010
How One Cat Holds the Other Tongue dipping into an ear, white paw fixed over the other's neck. Low growling. Whiskers lifting, repointed. Black...
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Nov.21.2010
Hotel #1 The sky a scrub brush, lowering and lowering. My mother with her Ouija Board, my father with his small blond gun. The pool, half-full of...
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Dec.13.2010
Insomnia Then I'm on my knees in the street of our summer, my brother staring from his trike, his lips a pinked oh, blood pooling honey-like from my...
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Apr.05.2010
      I had it well planned, if not yet in exact detail. A shoot-out in a Mall. Bad guys on the escalator. A mirrored ceiling doubling the...
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Jun.29.2010
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry commemorated by Google doodle Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French author and aviator best-known for his book The Little Prince...
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Sep.30.2010
Key Porter lays off 15 staff, closes Toronto office Adam McDowell  September 30, 2010 John Lehmann/National Post Files Anna Porter in 2000. Key...
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Aug.27.2013
And in the top five of the top 100 I have read ... two. I obviously do not take enough summer vacations. And - YES! - there is Kafka at #25. [DE...
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Jun.14.2009
Last Thursday, I visited Arundel Cathedral for the festival of Corpus Christi where a stunning ninety-foot carpet of flowers had been laid. It took...
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Mar.01.2009
Since University of Georgia softball team was rained out at its tourney at Columbus, they had to come home on Saturday without being able to play a...
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Apr.02.2009
We thought we had the next two weekends all planned out. In fact, I wrote an email to our immediate family last night telling where we would be when...
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Apr.16.2009
Odd how a life in the 19th Century that ended in 1892 has kept me so busy recently in 2009.  Although I surfed a bit (okay a lot) on RR last night,...
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Jul.12.2009
At Woodsong:Me waking kids up singing, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!” (Except Brianna was usually already up. Elijah and Sam would roll over and go...
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Dec.24.2009
Gerald is asleep on the couch and Kathy is at the piano.  Mary Ellen and Jeannie are visiting in the kitchen.  The TV is on (that is why Gerald is...
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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.