Turns out that losing is not necessarily the end of the story.
"It is wrong to hurt people because they believe in a different religion than you do," she concluded. ..."Didn't people *understand* that?" the older boy asked her.
"...and a party of ‘gentlemen’ actually planted themselves before our little cabin, and stared in at the door and windows ..."
Map borrowed from the Internet & altered/purpled by me; plum drawing also by me. Q: What's the difference between Cleveland and the Titanic? A: Cleveland has a better orchestra. --popular joke, ca. late 1970s The latter half of the 20th century wasn't kind to the city of Cleveland. You know the litany: river catches on... Continue Reading →
A couple of months ago, the New York Times ran a feature entitled "A History of New York in 50 Objects," a selection they hoped "could embody the narrative of New York." They were inspired by the BBC's "History of the World in 100 Objects," and I in turn have been inspired by them. Probably... Continue Reading →