Tag: Literature Page 1 of 2

Excerpt: Den Mother

So I got to know the ACS headmaster and his wife. Through her I started making my patchwork quilts; she taught handwork to the girls at Methodist Girls’…

Excerpt: Paternal Advice

Yet here, Laertes! aboard, aboard, for shame! The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail, And you are stay’d for. There; my blessing with thee! And these…

Excerpt: American Sportive

“I beg your pardon.”  
Gatsby’s butler was suddenly standing beside us. 
“Miss Baker?” he inquired. “I beg your pardon, but Mr. Gatsby would like to speak to you…

Celluloid: The Original Mean Girls

We all know about that iconic blue dress in Walt Disney’s Cinderella, but it’s another dress in the film that offers more food for thought.

Excerpt: Dangerous Game

Though it was still daylight, the hot lamp was shining full-beam over the mahjong table. Diamond rings flashed under its glare as their wearers clacked and reshuffled their…

Excerpt: Good-Time Girl

She was still on the stairs, now she reached the landing, and the ragbag colors of her boy’s hair, tawny streaks, strands of albino-blond and yellow, caught the…

Recommendation: Intelligent Life (November/December 2014)

A excellent collection of fashion features makes the current edition of Intelligent Life a must-read.