Tags » Mark Twain

Quoth the sailor, "Nevermore"

I’m sure it was Poe who said that. Either way, it’s on the internet now so it doesn’t matter, right?!

Well, the internet lies! One of my favorite quotes has fallen victim to this trend of misattribution. 395 more words

Cruising

The Prince and I

Four days into my road trip, the Prince and I are doing fine. I resolved to take only Prince Albert tobacco with me on this trip, and he’s holding up well. 350 more words

Preferences

All generalizations are false, including this one. ~ Mark Twain

Bounce ... Bounce ... Bouncey Bounce Bounce ...

I am stricken tonight with a very severe case of mind bounce.  You have all seen how worthless my writing is when my mind is bouncing, so I think you’ll understand when I say that the serious piece I just spent… 919 more words

Humour

Reading

Just had the pleasure of finishing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. I had read the book in Albanian while growing up, but I am glad I decided to read it again in English.

on the water

“Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover.”

~ Mark Twain

Vickie McKeehan

Book Review: The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

The titular Wilson comes to a small town in Missouri and is categorized as an idiot (pudd’nhead) right from the start, and the name sticks. He gets used to it pretty quickly and the town gets used to his little quirks, like his interest in the nascent science of fingerprinting. 313 more words

Book Reviews