See the Singular Beauty

"Borrrrring," moaned the young boy as he exited the Robert Adams photography exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. The temporary collection, titled The Place We Live, is a retrospective of Adams' portfolio on the American West, and Adams is not a photographer set on...

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The Bones of Literature

It probably won't make national headlines--anywhere--but an 18th-century London workhouse has been salvaged from the wrecking ball and, possibly worse, the redecorators of luxury condos. I thrilled to read  Judith Flanders' posting on this.  (And, Ms. Flanders,...

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Language “Lossiness”

In today's environment of communication orgies, when we're  called to dance naked in the social media, when whisps of 140-character dialogue have us all a twitter, it borders on science fiction to hear of someone taking the bulk of her 80-plus years of life to...

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