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Oct.03.2009 - 2:45 pm
I haven't blogged in a while because a family obligation has recently been requiring a lot of time and mental energy--but I'm taking a breath now, and I want to write about that...
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Sep.16.2009 - 2:40 pm
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Forgiveness." We'll choose at least one of these blogs to be featured on...
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Sep.03.2009 - 5:35 pm
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Back to School." We'll choose at least one of these blogs to be featured on...
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Aug.26.2009 - 4:17 pm
 I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Bad Manners." We'll choose at least one of these blogs to be featured on...
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Comments from Charles

Aug.20.2009 - 2:43 pm
In response to: Celebrating Lunch
(That is part of what makes it fun, for me.)     :)
Aug.20.2009 - 2:41 pm
In response to: Celebrating Lunch
Actually, 5-7-5 syllables *is* the only rule that everyone is following consistently here.       
Aug.20.2009 - 1:56 pm
In response to: Celebrating Lunch
Sometimes all I want is a thirty-minute walk during my lunch break.
Aug.20.2009 - 12:53 pm
In response to: Celebrating Lunch
Like Huntington, I learned only about the syllable count (5, 7, 5) when I first learned about haiku--this was when I...
Aug.20.2009 - 9:35 am
In response to: Dinnertime Taboos
Well, working here is incredibly fun--that's for sure. And yes, I guess you could say that we're a quirky bunch, too....

Published Reviews

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May.12.2004
Published by San Francisco Chronicle
"Upon arriving home from lunch with Charles Purdy I found a jumble of mail on the hall table, and so inspired was I by Purdy's philosophy of politesse that, instead of just...