From "148 Charles Street," Willa Cather's recollection of Mrs. James Fields in Not Under Forty, recommended to me by Brain Pickings— When one was staying at that house the past lay
Some of the mail was important and personal, not just bills. It was exciting to get a letter: the paper and handwriting told you something, as well as the words. Rebecca Solnit "
Piazza Dante, Napoli, 2014 #dante750 pic.twitter.com/KfgnfH37QL — Beba Kron (@BebaKron) May 22, 2015 The New Yorker alerted me that Dante is just about 750 years old and
...though we sang in our (social media) chains like the sea. https://t.co/RHQ8XDyebH — Tim Carman (@timcarman) April 24, 2015 Count me emphatically in the 6.7% who have read
Emily Dickinson's handwritten coconut cake recipe, 19th century. 📷Garrett Ziegler pic.twitter.com/YTe9EvUe0s — ✍ Bibliophilia (@Libroantiguo) April 6, 2015 I've visited The Emily Dickinson Archive a few times. The
Whitman makes his case boldly and enthusiastically in the first three lines of Song of Myself I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging