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Louisa May Alcott's Scandalous Romance Novel

A Long Fatal Love Chase Louisa May Alcott, 1866

Dear readers, kindly join me welcoming the one and only Louisa May Alcott to the blog. She has arrived, ladies and gentlemen. 873 more words

19th Century Literature

In praise of the Crazy Cat Lady.

Mention a multi cat household and the vision of the house-mother is usually that of a lady of certain age, boobs racing to catch up with the stockings already swirling around her ankles. 403 more words

Rare inside look at Louisa May Alcott's edits on the frontispiece illustration for part 2 of Little Women

From the Firestone Library of Princeton University comes this fascinating and brief look inside the process of putting together the Second Part of Little Women… 144 more words

Louisa May Alcott

Your showtune for May 18 is

“The Weekly Volcano Press” – Little Women

Music: Jason Howland   Lyrics: Mindi Dickstein

This musical is an astonishing take on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott about four sisters growing up in rural New England.   65 more words


It’s In The Heart

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

I’ve discovered home is more about people than places. Smiles, laughter and tears are best shared. And everyone–yes, everyone–has a story.

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Reflection: On Booze, Pickle Jars, Old Books, Typewriters, and Me

A couple of weekends ago I ran some errands. I bought Ball jars for a weekend pickle project I had planned. I replenished our booze (vodka! 650 more words

Popular Baby Names in Classic Literature

According to the most recent data from the Social Security Administration, new parents are choosing names once prominent from the 18th through the early 20th centuries. 509 more words

Classic Writers