Daily Archives: Sunday: March 15, 2009

Quotation of the Day

“You never do the safe thing if there’s a risky alternative. You’re what people would call feckless, in the days when such words were still in use.” (Saul Bellow, Ravelstein, p. 43) Those were presumably the days when copy editors … Continue reading

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Life and Art

What’s it like living in one of the hillier parts of the Shenandoah Valley? Like living in a Grandma Moses painting, but with slightly duller colors and much better perspective. I really like driving past cows on the way to … Continue reading

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Quotation of the Day — and Hebdomad

A boy, an ungrown child, in seven years puts forth     a line of teeth and loses them again; but when another seven God has made complete,     the first signs of maturity appear. In the third hebdomad he’s growing yet, his … Continue reading

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