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Dec.23.2011 - 10:56 am
My Santa Eyes
Stories capture our imagination and fix themselves to us, imprint us with their power once and forever. My Santa, the first Christmas I touched the reality of his presence, the...
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Feb.18.2011 - 11:25 am
A Lesson Before Dying - Ernest Gaines
African American Literature has spoken to me through the years with a raw courage, powerful truth, and characters that stand up off the page and demand I pay attention to what...
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Dec.31.2010 - 8:54 am
"Look Down Here Lord"
My normal resolution list looks something like a worn letter to Santa. I want to learn Italian just like 'a spy'. To gym myself into super-human shape. To write an old-fashioned...
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Dec.30.2010 - 1:44 pm
A few hours ago I was fishing with Mr. W. Okay, he was fishing and I was sitting, and thinking, and dreaming with my eyes open. Mr. Wonderful is also Mr. Outdoors. I am Ms....
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Comments from River

Feb.18.2011 - 12:01 pm
In response to: So Close The Hand Of Death Is Here!
So let me get this straight - So Close the Hand of Death comes out and debuts TUESDAY, the 22? The happenstance of...
Feb.18.2011 - 12:01 pm
In response to: So Close The Hand Of Death Is Here!
So let me get this straight - So Close the Hand of Death comes out and debuts TUESDAY, the 22? The happenstance of...
Dec.30.2010 - 7:27 pm
In response to: Miss Piggy's Midnight Canoe Ride
Hey Ron, Thanks for reading. Somehow Canoe made it though the muck without me getting out. And once was enough I...
Jun.28.2010 - 11:51 am
In response to: WNBA Award 2010
A huge Congratulations to a well deserved writer for this award. I applaud Masha's writing and the work of WNBA in...