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Here she is, in all her coltish, awkward, long-legged innocence and beauty, young Aquilegia Chrysanthra, better known to us as COLUMBINE: What she calls to mind for me are those enchanting creatures found in the title of Marcel Proust’s second volume, A … Continue reading

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The Necessary Journey —

We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us, or spare us.  Marcel Proust (No guides. No itinerary. No reservations. And where the path will lead, we cannot know … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth, Take 2

There’s a lot of action going on in the Comments (see fine print at the end of each post) on To Tell the Truth. For one thing, you’ll find a choice little bibliography of books on writing. For another, DJE suggested a … Continue reading

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