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Dedicated to the Master Literary Prankster

“Why do you say that?” I asked.

“Say what, dear boy?” Mark replied, still staring out to sea.

“’Be good and you will be lonesome,’” I said. 127 more words

Photography

A LOOOONNNNGGGG Road-trip

Stuck in a minivan, and I’m not allowed to drive

By Jeff Salter

First of all, I can’t believe this was my topic. What was I thinking? 590 more words

Tahoe Queen

Tahoe Queen

In the footsteps of Clemens
A path now well trod
Astride a mountain
Before a lake so pure

A Tahoe Queen
In Zephyr Cove… 183 more words

Books

Mark Twain's Wisdom

THE MAN WHO DOES NOT READ GOOD BOOKS HAS NO ADVANTAGE OVER THE MAN WHO CANNOT READ THEM.

–MARK TWAIN

Read The Damn Article

Today was exam day, or rather, placement test day. I had to demonstrate to the world once again that I have a decent adult grasp of the written English language, in order to qualify for entry into some mythical college courses I’m beginning to think are only going to be the stuff of dreams. 983 more words

Non Fiction

Joan of Arc by Mark Twain

I just finished Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc.  Most people don’t realize that Mark Twain ever wrote a book about Joan of Arc. He published it under the name of Samuel Clemens. 396 more words