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[Alternative Muses] Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper and Tom Robbins!

“In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn’t creak.”-Tom Robbins (born 22 July 1936)


Wild Ducks Flying Backward

Author: Tom Robbins

Type: Fiction, non-fiction, short stories, essays

Published: 2005

I read it: October 2011

It’s hard to know what you’re enjoying most when reading Tom Robbins–the playful puns, the intuitive asides, the modern mythology, the vivid metaphors. 221 more words

Pan Pendant- Version 2

For all Jitterbug Perfume Lovers…

with love, From Florence


Sezen Tulgarer


I recently started re-reading my favourite book, as I do every few years. This is my fourth time, the first being when I bought my well-loved hardback copy of the original 1984 print at a used bookstore in Urbana-Champaign while visiting my sister in 2003. 369 more words


...the rooms we played in as children...

“This is the room of the wolfmother wallpaper. The toadstool motel you once thought a mere folk tale, a corny, obsolete, rural invention.

This is the room where your wisest ancestor was born, be you Christian, Arab, or Jew. 304 more words


Potions, Magic & Wishes......

“Logic only gives a man what he needs…Magic gives him what he wants.” 

Tom Robbins (Hey! He created Switters ‘Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates’