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What I Love About Blogging (III)

I can press a button and my work is immediately available to a billion people all over the globe.  Just like that.  You think Shakespeare would have taken that deal?  13 more words


What the Dickens: Victorian England in the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room

Somehow, I forgot to post the design I created for What the Dickens: Victorian England in the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, the fall 2013 exhibit for the A.M. 76 more words

Design Work


“And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up?”

10 of the Most Depressing Places in Literature

After reading Tara Isabella Burton’s American Reader essay, “The Geography of Melancholy,” it’s natural to find yourself thinking about the most depressing cities, towns, and municipalities in literature. 710 more words


Guide Dogs in Dickens

The history of humans using dogs to guide the blind is longer than you might expect.  There is a Roman mural from Herculaneum depicting a blind person being lead by a dog, and a medieval wooden plaque with a man being lead by a dog on a leash.  259 more words

Guide Dogs

Heart stoppin' elegance

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They were at the Athenaeum, seated in the spacious well lit Georgian chandeliered ballroom. This recently renovated grandeur, costing the local council around £600,000 made exactly the splash Tarkey was seeking. 226 more words

Creative Writing

What the Dickens?

Section 95 is watching the egos arrive; here is the section complete.

Vernon looked across the expansive space with its over padded chairs, its elaborately painted ceiling and swarming egos and sighed. 423 more words

Creative Writing