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The Faithfulness and Generosity of God, Part II

Above:  A Road Through a Desert

Image in the Public Domain

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The Collect:

Stir up your power, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. 597 more words

Advent

Mark Twain Correspondence and Ephemera Collection, 1874-2002

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri to John and Jane Clemens.  The Clemens family moved to Hannibal, Missouri near the Mississippi River when Samuel was 4 years old.   355 more words

Special Collections

Mark Twain Would Laugh It Off... So I Guess I Will, Too

A few weeks back, I almost committed all of the Seven Deadly Writer Sins.

What are those, you ask ever so politely? Well, I took the time to write up the entire list in detail: 700 more words

Books

Summer of my American Author : Author Snapshot - Mark Twain

I recently finished an audio version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It was read by B.J. Harrison and his reading was thoroughly enjoyable. He does a fantastic job with the pacing and character voices. 602 more words

Reading

Self-editing or Editing the Self?


I just returned from a trip out east visiting old friends and mentors at my MFA program. I also toured the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut. 652 more words

Twain and Stowe

We toured the Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain houses today, in Hartford, CT.

These two literary giants were neighbors for some time.

The tours taught us all some things about both authors, and the times they lived in, that we did not know. 20 more words

Travel

Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer"

BLOG #27, SERIES 6
WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE
DR. JOE’S BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB #42
MARK TWAIN’S TOM SAWYER
July 8, 2015

It is fitting that we follow up last month’s selection, Louisa May Alcott’s… 702 more words