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A Tale of Two Photos

I was not startled by the coincidence of both my sister and I posting fall pictures on Instagram this weekend. Each of us lives in a region that is famous for its “fall color.”  In my city, tourists come every autumn to admire the flagrantly colored leaves. 381 more words

Reflection

Charles Dickens puts the "class" in classic literature (and other humble thoughts)

Approbation (noun, formal) – approval or praise, as defined by Google.

I’ve lately been reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, as my Facebook friends will recognize. 436 more words

Charles Dickens puts the "class" in classic literature (and other humble thoughts)

Approbation (noun, formal) – approval or praise, as defined by Google.

I’ve lately been reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, as my Facebook friends will recognize. 436 more words

The Artful Dodger isn't who you think he is

If you were told to name a Charles Dickens novel at random, possibly by someone attempting to prove a theory, there’s a very good chance that you’d say  468 more words

19th Century

Today there will be weather

In West Penwith they say if you can see the Isles of Scilly, then it will soon be raining; if you can’t see the Isles of Scilly, then it’s already raining. 336 more words

Bleak House

Bleak House — Charles Dickens (1853)

“Step” – Vampire Weekend (2013)

Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr and E.B. White, illustrated by Maira Kalman

The Elements of Style is a stylish book.  It is also a book with a life of its own- from a book printed in a private college to a massively selling grammar guide with classy illustrations by… 424 more words

Review And A Half