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Edith, the Slayer of Heartworms

I don’t know why I’m surprised that Edith is taking this whole heartworm treatment deal in stride. In fact, if you stopped by to see her, you wouldn’t realize anything was amiss. 895 more words


Winter Reading Recommendations

The season is turning; trees are shedding leaves, the temperature is beginning to fall, and the Christmas decorations are already out in the shops.  That can only mean one thing; it’s time to crack out the hot water bottle, vat of hot chocolate, and a stack of suitably wintry books.   774 more words

Edith Wharton Writing Competition

Dear all,

We hope you are well! The Christmas break is drawing near, and we are looking forward to seeing you at our launch in January. 249 more words

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A Great Reason to Give

As many of you know, I was inspired to start the Edith’s Heart fundraising page by this amazing dog:

Edith is a remarkable black lab who gave birth to 12 beautiful, healthy puppies despite the fact that she had been living on the streets, was severely malnourished and heartworm positive. 429 more words


Quote of the week: Week of Oct 28, 2016

True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision. – Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

100 Books while 40: THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

Title: The Age of Innocence
Author: Edith Wharton
Published: 1920

Robert Martin said The Age of Innocence was, “fundamentally about America and its failure to fulfill its own possibilities”. 359 more words


Cryptoquote Spoiler - 11/23/16

“Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.”   —   Edith Wharton

(I kind of figured out the author first.  Which helped me realize that the last word wasn’t SIPS!  15 more words