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Local artist makes Mark Twain Shrine the loveliest that ever was

The Mark Twain Shrine and Museum in Florida, Mo. has been undergoing some changes that might have some people seeing double. A few of the museum’s newest displays are modeled after Mark Twain’s Hartford, Connecticut home and were recreated by local artist, Pat Reading. 607 more words

The Pariscope

My Year of Tracking Twain

For four months now, I’ve been tracking Mark Twain’s movements around Hawai‘i. Tomorrow marks the 150th anniversary of his departure from these Islands.

During Twain’s time in Hawai‘i, I made visits to the same islands as he during the same weeks he visited. 1,053 more words

Mark Twain says:

Twenty years from now
you will be more disappointed
by the things that you didn’t do
than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
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Tracking Twain into Hawaiian Language Newspaper Archives

One hundred and fifty years ago today, Mark Twain was back on O‘ahu, after five weeks on Maui and three weeks on Hawai‘i Island.

When I was on O‘ahu a while back, I met… 941 more words

Quote Of The Day (June 21, 2016)

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
Mark Twain


Tracking Twain: Finally, I Met Mark Twain

Celebrity. What makes it? I’ve thought this often since a friend’s boyfriend left college a credit or class or paper—there are many stories out there—short of graduating and went to Hollywood to become Brad Pitt. 1,012 more words