Category Archives: People

Biographies, guest posts, incredible personal histories, news, lifestyle examples, creative artists.

Toni O.

My mom died a few days ago. Generally I try to keep private things private and probably would have continued doing so had it not been for those waves, those unexpected bomboras of grief that were breaking me down. A … Continue reading

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Keats-Shelley House, Rome

In 1820 at the age of 25, the poet John Keats left for Rome. He had tuberculosis and his doctors hoped that the Italian sun would provide a cure. But Keats, in love with Fanny Brawne, kept postponing the trip. … Continue reading

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Reading in Bed

She never said “Let Them Eat Cake.” Marie-Antoinette, history has been so unfair to you. -30-

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The Lace Collar

This post was written for young women who haven’t studied history and for those, no longer young, who, in the words of George Santayana, refuse to remember the past and are thus condemned to repeat it. This post is dedicated … Continue reading

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Martha and Katherine

The non-stop drumming of the drizzling rain is giving me a headache and making it quite difficult to read Martha Gellhorn’s biography. So I am skimming the pages looking for somewhere to land. Biographies that offer only embellished chronological events … Continue reading

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