Circa 1799

The romance surrounding my oldest earthly possession is palpable. It was found in the early 1980s by my uncle who was renting a historic house in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The house was a known ‘hang out’ for writers like Nathaniel Hawthorne and his contemporaries.To heighten the romance further, the book was discovered in a ‘secret’ closet … Continue reading

I resolve to make resolutions

Resolution #1: Make a list of resolutions for 2009. OK, so here’s a draft- manage time better $ – make more of it $ –manage it better too exercise everyday eat some fresh vegetables, for heaven’s sake! do laundry weekly (the monthly method just isn’t cutting it) make ART daily (yeah, that’s a tall order) … Continue reading