‘Ghost of an Idea’

I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses, pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it. ~Their faithful servant, C. D. This is the…

Sad News About Mark Twain’s Home…

I just read some incredibly sad news that Mark Twain’s home in Hartford, CT, may shut down. It is just barely surviving now, sagging under a tremendous load of debt because of the lavish visitors’ center they opened a few years ago. Read the details here. My husband, daughter and I toured this important historical landmark…