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2006 Stories by Rhonda Reinhart

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  • Watching Naomi

    published August 31, 2006

    In her poem "Famous," Naomi Shihab Nye writes: "I want to be famous in the way a pulley is famous/Or a buttonhole, not because it did... More >>

  • Buffett Dining

    published August 10, 2006

    Nothing says family dining like a tawdry tune about love at last call. Jimmy Buffett might agree with that, but Saltwater Willy's Seafood and... More >>

  • Gamblin' Man

    published June 15, 2006

    This shouldn't be surprising, but we can't help but feel a little bothered by it: The Gambler has a MySpace page. It wasn't bad enough that... More >>

  • Jerry Jeff Walker and Django Walker

    published March 23, 2006

    In "Django's Lullaby," gypsy songman Jerry Jeff Walker sings about his young son to a sappy-sweet good-night melody. "I hope the music that I play... More >>

  • Johnny Lee

    published March 2, 2006

    We were much too young to fully appreciate Urban Cowboy upon its release, yet we watched the movie over and over, rooting for Bud and Sissy... More >>

  • Cowgirls at Heart

    published March 2, 2006

    Cowgirls aren't easy to love, and they're harder to hold, but it's that rebel, pioneer spirit that keeps the West just a little bit wild. You may... More >>

  • Maya, Oh My

    published February 23, 2006

    Only a woman who's been everything from a madam and an actress to a playwright and a civil rights activist could get us to read a six-volume... More >>

  • Dress to Impress

    published February 9, 2006

    Society underrates Hans Christian Andersen's brilliance. Just look to his fairy tale The Emperor's New Clothes for an example. The... More >>

  • Anatomy of Art

    published January 12, 2006

    If they weren't so terrifying, fatal diseases would be fascinating. Maybe they are anyway. The way an otherwise healthy body can be taken down by... More >>

  • Rocky Mountain

    published January 5, 2006

    Judging by the way Brokeback Mountain has been selling out theaters, if you haven't seen the gay cowboy movie of 2005, you've at... More >>

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