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United We Stand: 10 Things I Love About My Country #4: Writers

And here we are at week 4 of 10 Things I Love About My Country. While the brilliant and lovely Suzie dukes it out with the also brilliant and lovely… 2,540 more words

The Song of the Lark - Willa Cather (1915)

Having promised myself that I would read more Willa Cather novels this year, it was pretty certain that TheSong of the Lark would be one of the novels I would finally get around to. 1,081 more words

Georgine Milmine & The Life of Mary Baker G. Eddy

In reading the forward of Francis Dakin’s biography, Mrs. Eddy. The biography of a virginal mind, I was struck by Dakin’s praise of Georgine Milmine and her book, … 1,144 more words

Christian Science

"My Ántonia" by Willa Cather

“I was convinced that man’s strongest antagonist is the cold.”


As children are people, so are parents. Even dads.

Dave used to want to be a war photographer.

Sept. 11, 2001, was early in our college careers, and he thought he’d be embedded over in Afghanistan, taking photographs. 1,072 more words


Hannah Davis - Amos Fortune

Buried behind Jaffrey’s colonial Meeting House nearby are “Aunt” Hannah Davis, 1784-1863, resourceful and beloved spinster who made, trade-marked and sold this country’s first wooden bandboxes; and Amos Fortune, 1710-1801, African-born slave who purchased his freedom, established a tannery and left funds for the Jaffrey church and schools. 431 more words

New Hampshire

For Willa Cather: Start seeing unicorns

I sat down to read Willa Cather today. I should have known better; whenever I encounter Cather my mood is altered for days and I walk around in a fog, bumping into corners, almost walking into traffic, and losing large swatches of time to meandering thoughts. 476 more words