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Feb.19.2009
1:14pm... My writing seminars always took the good (usually first) and the bad. So, you know the players and what makes the show rock. Here's where the show's oomph has fallen off the wagon, and how to fix it. How to Fix Gossip Girl  First, let me say that I've noticed a significant change from...
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Feb.17.2009
2:01pm... Um, scary, preemptive stories about the demise of my show Gossip Girl (aka The Greatest Show of Our Time) and finger pointing about the lameness of recent episodes have compelled me to write a brief ode dedicated to the many reasons why this show is witty, fun, satirical, avant garde,...
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Feb.13.2009
10:49 am... Our boss is out of the office and we're talking about food. I looooove food. God, I love it. I prostrate myself at the altar of FOOD. I love restaurants. Wine lists. Amuse bouche. Bottled water for six bucks. Bread baskets. Sigh. I've been all around the world and had some tremendous...
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Feb.12.2009
2:35 pm... Have you heard of the Facebook shenanigans, 25 Random Things About Me (or You? not sure what it is called exactly)? Some blogs are calling it 25 Things I Didn't Need To Know. However, I've decided to do my own lil' list as a blog here on redroom.com. Maybe the fire will spread in here (...
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Jan.09.2009
12:41pm... Happy 2009! How was everyone's New Years Eve? Mine was pretty drunk. I even managed to bang a pot when the ball dropped, so top that!    I'm teaching again this month, and I am really likin the class so far. Very animated group. I make my students journal, I don't have to, but I do...
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Dec.23.2008
2:26 pm... Ah, I missed my blog! Once again, it's been a while since the last post, but this time it was because I am a busy bee, and not because my life has been so boring that I bored myself into writing nothing. I have been really busy, man. Thanksgiving was, if you're curious, a grand affair...
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Nov.18.2008
11:35am... Playboy isn't selling. We really are in a recession.   Like I said when I forwarded the story to a friend last week, if porn isn't tempting the men of America to buy, then I don't know what will. According to my man David Brooks, there's a hypothesis floating around that adult magazines...
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Nov.10.2008
1:15pm... A humdrum assignment for the ladies of Basic English, November 2008, turned into melee as we all compared car crashes we've all been involved with here in SoFlo. All I asked was that each student pick a news story, summarize it, and do some basic research. Nothing longer than a page. I...
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Nov.04.2008
I hereby dub this blog entry Political Themed Blog In Honor Of Election Day!!! 12:09pm.... Just remembered. Last night, a girl in my class said "putting condoms" instead of "putting commas." The roomful of women laughed. Best Freudian slip I have ever heard (note: just typed...
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Oct.30.2008
12:30pm... Who knew that celebrities could be so erudite? Dare I say, pensive, even provocative? And by provocative I don't mean Maxim-provocative. Do you ever read the Huffington Post? I'll admit, what drew me to the site was the entertainment section. I've talked about this in previous blogs, but...
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Oct.23.2008
9:56 am... Just tried to take swig of coffee out of my Christmas-themed thermos and it was empty. Haha, not even a drop. God, I love coffee. What was I doing without it for all those years? Growing tall, I guess, taller than I would be if I had started like my sister at 12. Now I'm 5"8, and...
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Oct.20.2008
10:08pm... and long overdue at that. A warning: This blog does have the potential to make you crazy, bcause I'm in one of those speeding-sleepy moods where 50 things are running thru my melon all at once, and I feel the need to vent about all of it here. Becasue it's been pent up for three solid...
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Sep.30.2008
12:48pm... Listening to Alicia Keys at work. She's rad, but not the focus of this thought strain. I was at the mall, running errands, and as I wandered around the Gap and went to parouse the vests in the men's department As I walked in, "No One" came on and a guy walking next to me...
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Sep.25.2008
10:07am…. Ah, I am typing this on Word 2007, my favorite word processor. I have a souped-up Vaio, only a few months old, but it didn’t come loaded with software like my college computer did. Thanks Dorothy for spilling water all over it. I had four years worth of writing on that computer, saved...
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Sep.22.2008
9:19am.... Just got an email from Trent Reznor. Oh my God. Granted, it's a mass email because I downloaded NIN's new album from their website, but I love seeing an email that's signed, "I've had too much caffeine this morning, Trent." Haha, Trent Freaking Reznor. As my sister would say,...
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