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Quotable Women ~ October 30th

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.”

- Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), American Novelist


Wayside, and Thoreau, as you've never seen them before; and some news

I came across two fascinating blog posts today that shed a new light on cherished Alcott/Concord lore.

Thoreau and rocks

First of all, the Thoreau Society is running an interview with author Robert M. 355 more words

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Five Great... Novels (A-B)

I thought that I would make a series which lists five beautifully written and thought-provoking novels.  All have been picked at random, and are sorted by the initial of the author.  607 more words

PAINT THE TOWN READ: Little Women at Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts

It was a 45-minute train journey from Boston to Concord. Honestly, if the only thing we’d done there was visit Orchard House, it would have been worth it. 161 more words


jo march - my imaginary friend

Many of us had imaginary friends as young children. If your imaginary friend grew up alongside you, what would his/her/its life be like today? (Didn’t have one? 

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Inspirational Walks

Things in Print Thursday :: and someone else's list of top children's historical fiction.

This is just based on the first 100 items on a list found on goodreads and I wanted to go through and see how much of it I had read.  321 more words

Literary Adventures in Boston

Saturday, October 18 was the date printed on my ticket for the Boston By Foot Literary Tour. That morning, I arrived an hour early to the designated meeting place: the Irish Famine Memorial in Boston, Massachusetts. 774 more words