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"Mrs. Bullfrog" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

(I love African Bullfrogs)

For week 16 of the Deal Me In 2014 Short Story Reading Challenge, I drew the six of spades. Spades are my suit for “darker” stories and this one certainly qualified. 391 more words

Page 52 - The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Come along, Madame Hester, and show your scarlet letter in the market-place!”

Literary Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: 14. Inversnaid

From Loch Chon follow the by-road to Inversnaid. The road joins the road between Stronachlachar and Inversnaid which was for long closed to any traffic except coaches between Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine which were used by countless tourists. 8,059 more words

Scottish Literature

"Endicott and the Red Cross" -- Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Endicott and the Red Cross”


Nathaniel Hawthorne

At noon of an autumnal day, more than two centuries ago, the English colors were displayed by the standard-bearer of the Salem trainband, which had mustered for martial exercise under the orders of John Endicott. 2,579 more words


Antique Book Acquisitions

So… I’ve been thinking on whether or not I should post this here this past week, because it’s not particularly geeky in my opinion, or of any particularly relevant geek concern. 1,208 more words


The Top 6 Hipster Protagonists from Classic Literature (because Top 10 is so mainstream)

Soooo, if you haven’t been lucky enough to come in contact with a Hipster or a group of Hipsters (often called a Stache of Hipsters), then let me enlighten you about their characteristics in two sentences or less. 1,401 more words

Page 51 - The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne

“She hath good skill at her needle, that’s certain,” remarked one of her female spectators;