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It had been years since I had read a book by Samuel Langhorne Clemens; however, memories of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Flinn… 435 more words

Domestic Travel

A letter to Samuel Clemens

Dear Mr. Clemens,

Sir, please forgive the informal salutation, addressing you as Mr. Clemens when I know you’re Mark Twain too. I’ve read your books, books about you, sir. 305 more words

Happy Birthday, Mark Twain!

As I work frantically on organizing my thoughts and assembling my notes for my three final semester papers (all due in a little over a week, gulp!), I can chuckle amid the stress when I think of Mark Twain’s quote ‘I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.’ In fact, he had a rib-tickling, snarky, or sarcastic… 292 more words

Written By Amy Cools

Crucified with Christ

Once near the end of his life Samuel Clemens was so sick that the newspaper reported that he had died. When Mr Clemens awoke to read story he quipped “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated!” 93 more words


Twain warned us about

Lies damned lies and statistics

But not cable news


The World of H.C. Bunner

Opening Reception: Noon to 4 p.m., Nov 12, 2017
Nutley Museum

The World of H.C. Bunner: Changing the Tastes of America, from New York to Nutley… 670 more words

Nutley History

The River (NOLA '06)

There was no sleeping on those nights. I knew this, but still I tried. Laying on my unfolded futon in my tiny room, I could see the faint glow of the full moon through the wooden slats covered by the blue-tarp roof. 837 more words