Category Archives: Writing

Being the Grass

It’s been dew, dew, dew, yet I’ve hardly given its “influence” a thought. Continue reading

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July 27: The Most Perfect Art

“Language is the most perfect art in the world. The chisel of a thousand years retouches it.” Continue reading

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The Muse & the Marketplace 2013

I signed up for a writers conference called “The Muse and the Marketplace,” which takes place this weekend in Boston.  I’ve never been before.   I wonder what it will be like to be surrounded by hundreds of writers?  I’m curious … Continue reading

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Margaret Fuller in Love: Megan Marshall 4/5/13

Biographer Megan Marshall takes the occasion of the anniversary of Margaret Fuller’s first meeting with her Italian lover Giovanni Ossoli to give an account of Fuller’s years in revolutionary Rome as war correspondent, hospital director, and romantic. The event celebrates … Continue reading

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Walden Pond is Hot

Federal Climate Report Predicts Hotter and More Extreme Future Because of Climate Change | TIME.com.

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Awaiting Hurricane Sandy with a Hebrew Sentence

A blessing for Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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Tracing Thoreau’s Last Journey

The story of Thoreau’s 1861 “Journey West” with Horace Mann, Jr., which took the duo from Massachusetts to Minnesota and back. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to 978-451-0300 or nancy@thoreaufarm.org. WHO: Corinne Hosfeld Smith WHEN: Wed., October 24 at 7:00pm WHERE: … Continue reading

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