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Monthly Archives: August 2010
I held yesterday family letters from two centuries and two coasts (the 18th and 19th, the left and the right). They tentatively unfolded into enthusiastically detailed death accounts and whimsical mini-essays (“The Life of a [silver] Dollar”). Have read about … Continue reading
What if someone in your family discovered the entomological collection and field journals of a ship’s captain ancestor? What if your ship’s captain ancestor did not collect insects, but should have? What if he was someone you would have liked … Continue reading
and it already has a chip in it, right in the center of the blade. Japanese, fits well in my hand.