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The day before school: Finding grit

Every single semester when I reach the day before school begins, I am in a rush. I worry that won’t have everything organized or ready or tidy. 893 more words

Resistence Is Futile

Sir John Martin-Harvey, The Only Way, and a Precious Piece of Fabric

As a quilter I keep a lot of fabric at home but the most precious piece of fabric in my possession is part of an old theatrical costume from over a century ago. 1,109 more words


It is a far, far better thing that I lost an ordinary library book than those prints at the Boston Public Library

After hooray!, my first thought upon learning that the Rembrandt and Durer prints missing from the Boston Public Library had been found—in the Boston Public Library—was of a sin from my own past: I, you see, once lost a library book. 371 more words


Is Sydney a hero?

My Lit teacher posted this topic as a means of discussion on her website, and this was my response, which I feel rather passionately about, so I thought to post it here. 699 more words

A Tale of Two Photos

When my sister and I posted fall pictures to Instagram on the same day, I was not surprised. Her New England region is famous for “fall color,” while tourists flock to my part of North Carolina to admire the flagrantly colored leaves. 397 more words

Blogging 101

my literary crushes

First of all, you’ll all be glad to know that I’ve completed the first draft of the body of my dissertation.  Still to go: revisions, introduction and conclusion, and defense. 671 more words


Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

Book title: A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens

Category: Re-read

How I got to the book: I first read this when I was in college, years ago. 2,139 more words

A Tale Of Two Cities