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Writers Laughing: The Top Ten!

What can I say about the Writers Laughing series? It’s hugely popular and it’s not hard to see why. We all love books, we all love authors, we all love seeing them in their unguarded moments. 75 more words


Tundra-Venice: Chapter 1

COREY STEIN from Sunland – California

“If there was no geography no geographical history would there be any human mind not as it is but would there would there be any human mind.” 329 more words

Geographical Stories

On disjunction (I)

A good, straight, clear, honest question this morning from one of our company. You keep praising, he said, approximately, work that’s weird, kooky, associative, fragmented, with no clear story or theme or argument to make. 413 more words

i do/i don't: when traditional & radical are a matter of perspective #microblogmondays

Those are roses!

I am not married, I have no plans to be married. But I have thought about getting married my entire adult life. 771 more words

Microblog Mondays

I Don't Like van Gogh's Sunflowers (and other cultural confessions)

I don’t like Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers. I don’t. I think they look puffy and pregnant and mildewy and sick–and all kinds of wrong, like furry alien appendages poking out of vases that couldn’t possibly be large enough to hold them upright. 1,580 more words

Arts And Culture

A Love Song of Alice B. Toklas

Mornings after, the company sleeping hard,

You were wakeful

With her arms about you

(and she asleep, not to be roused

because she did not care to be disturbed… 178 more words


Paris 2014: Reflections in Monochrome

We were nearing the end of our Hemingway Walk one sunny Saturday last May and we were walking past a store down the street from Gertrude Stein’s home when I noticed the reflections. 108 more words