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Pythagorus Theatre Works

The richness of the theatre in our area is impressive. There are companies producing a wide variety of plays for every theatrical taste. A newly discovered jewel on our part is the Pythagorus Theatre Works in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. 131 more words

Regional Theatre

A room of her own

I’ve never been much of an Edith Wharton fan.  I read and disliked Ethan Frome as an undergrad, and I generally dislike the overwrought stuffiness of Gilded Age authors such as Henry James, who was friends with Wharton.  459 more words


Energizing Light

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton


As a rule I don’t have favorites when it comes to my work.   245 more words

Recent Paintings

Lady of Leisure

So during my recovery days, I’ve unsubscribed from annoying emails (sorry, Forever 21); organized my CDs (classical, standards and a very small box marked “other”); and nearly abused my public library privileges. 499 more words


Edith Wharton, Writing a war story (Review)

“Writing a war story” is quite different to the Edith Whartons I’ve read to date, and it was clear from the opening sentence – “Miss Ivy Spang of Cornwall-on-Hudson had published a little volume of verse before the war”. 707 more words

Women Writers

Limited Seating Fall Trips and a Play for 2017

Happy Summer Everyone!  Hope you are enjoying it.   Going – Going Gone!  Now is the time to think about our remaining FALL trips with space still available. 138 more words

Book 221: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

Finished reading on July 8th, 2016
Rating: 8/10

This is the story of the young Lily Bart who is a bit naive and definitely a follower of the fashionable crowd, and gets in some trouble because of it. 326 more words

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