Emily Dickinson wrote in her poem of the same name: "This is my letter to the world/ That never wrote to me--." (Go to my Homepage and click on Poetry at the top of the page or click on menu and Poetry to see the full poem.) Though we should never confuse the speaker in … Continue reading Her Letter to the World
Month: May 2022
After thirty-some years, I am going to "Manderley again." Well, not really, but I have long wanted to use a line reminiscent of the haunting opening to Daphne Du Maurier's book Rebecca: "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again." However, this summer, I am, in fact, going to England again, the home of … Continue reading Adventure
I am a retired Army wife, English teacher, and professional librarian, as well as a mother and grandmother, living on a ranch in Central Texas with my husband and cat Brigit, named for the Celtic goddess of poetry and cows. I hold a B. A. in English/history, an M.A. in English/Creative Studies, and an M.S. … Continue reading Hello World!