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A Backwards Glance, II


A world which is created out of love, not only the love that two persons share together, but a love of beautiful things, and their stories and outlines, is a world which can never grow old, or stale; it will remain glittering and shining and lovely despite its age.  156 more words

Architecture

A Backwards Glance, I


A world which is created out of love, not only the love that two persons share together, but a love of beautiful things, and their stories and outlines, is a world which can never grow old, or stale; it will remain glittering and shining and lovely despite its age.  156 more words

Architecture

Nan St. George

. . .For a minute or two she sat with her elbows on the desk, her face in her hands; then she uncovered her eyes, and looked again at the note she had just signed. 

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Books

About Those Book Lists...

A few people have asked me to join the daisy chains of listing favorite books, and things I’m grateful for. Total silence on my part. It took me a while to sort of figure out not listing books. 160 more words

Ibiza

The House of Mirth

By Edith Wharton

5/5 stars

She knew herself by heart too, and was sick of the old story.

If you liked the concept of the rich and famous, and morally reprehensible characters of…

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Book Review

- The Age of Innocence, Gender Equality -

(The Age of Innocence trailer)

I read this novel a long time ago, but it was only today that I realized how relevant it is to use on understanding Emma Watson’s statement toward “actual gender equality”.   231 more words

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