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Storytime: Accidental Movie Remakes

Aloha humans! Often when Bro and I have conversations, we accidentally re-create an existing movie. Here are the 2 best examples.

A while back we were talking about ways Ethan Frome could be improved. 228 more words

Storytime

Why I couldn't live in the 18th century

I watched one of my favorite movies last night, “Age of Innocence”.

It’s based on the book by Edith Wharton. Another favorite movie by the same author is “Ethan Frome”. 257 more words

LIFE

Books 11-15 of 2017

I’ve read a few more books! I decided to do these in batches of five books, so that the posts would be shorter and I’d post a little bit more frequently. 583 more words

Mount TBR Checkpoint #1

First Quarter Check-in with the Mount TBR Challenge

I feel so behind with everything lately! My only defense is that we had such a dreary, wet winter here in Southern California that when it was all over, I just wanted to be outside; the sun was too distracting! 343 more words

Books

Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton (1911)


This was a very depressing novel. Let’s just get that out of the way. Like another of Wharton’s New England novels Summer, which I read last year, she once again creates a character whose life has promise and potential, but bad choices made early on coupled with poverty and duty to family ruin any chance of freedom. 770 more words

Books

Reading Challenge #27: A Book with a Title that's a Character's Name

Title: Ethan Frome

Author: Edith Wharton

How it fulfills the challenge: This is sort of self-explanatory, but it seems like this kind of title was far more common in days of olde. 293 more words

Reading Challenge

Aesthetic Drift #14: I Read Ethan Frome Every January

Aesthetic Drift #14 by Scott Hoffman

I Read Ethan Frome Every January

For the past decade or so, I’ve read Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome every January. 1,652 more words