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the length and height of happiness

Today is the birthday of Tennessee Williams and Robert Frost. Here are 2 excerpts from today’s Writer’s Almanach, both really beautiful: It’s the birthday of Tennessee Williams (books by this author) born Thomas Lanier Williams in Columbus, Mississippi (1914). He’s the author of the plays The Glass Menagerie (1944), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), and… Continue reading the length and height of happiness

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Evening of findings

3 findings tonight (late) 1) Crossing Delancey …a surprise of a movie about a microcosm of the New York Jewish community, and a meditation on singlehood and finding love. A 33-year old single girl–happy, successful, loving her life in the literary circles of the city–reluctantly finds herself in the talons of a well-meaning matchmaker who… Continue reading Evening of findings