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A DRAMA on SiriusXM’s “Radio Classics” introduced me to the Peabody sisters of 19th century Salem, Massachusetts. This remarkable trio, Elizabeth, Mary and Sophia, left a legacy that would do any modern woman proud—at a time and place that was both intellectually flourishing and yet so stultifying. 682 more words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

-Nathaniel Hawthorne


Breaking Through

Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, that it overflows upon the outward world.

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Happiness comes incidentally (Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Rappaccini’s Daughter”

Another installment in the soon-to-be plethora of science fiction short story pieces. If that did not entice you to the fullest, I don’t know what will. 357 more words

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Monday Moan, #4, 2015 - The Regretfully Belated, Post-Holiday One

Time: that precious commodity that we all wish we could have more of in each 24 hour existent day.  When we’re young, there seems to be no shortage of time.  469 more words

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Something to Think About...Hidden Treasure...

Nathaniel Hawthorne, early American writer and novelist, wrote a story called Peter Goldthwaite’s Treasure. It is a fictional story with interesting themes.

Peter Goldthwaite inherited the family home and he believed his father had hidden a fortune somewhere in that old house. 385 more words