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Written in the Stars

May.26.2012

I'll be presenting the whole story of how the idea began, how it developed, and what can be understood now regarding Chaucer's use of astronomy in telling about his Canterbury Pilgrims. It's just naturally exciting. Ideas you've never heard before. Guaranteed.

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Aug.05.2012 - 11:06 pm
Karl Benjamin
Karl died last week. Immediately began the printed celebrations of his life. Our local newspaper called him a legend. He was. Beloved as a mentor to many, and admired by...
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Jul.15.2012 - 11:00 pm
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In the spring of 1953, we registered our oldest child--a girl--for school. She would need uniforms. Buying a sewing machine seemed like a good investment. We had no idea how...
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Jul.14.2012 - 11:00 am
The last of the quilts
[The mystery of the disappearing photograph has not been sovled, but I want you to see Rachel's fine illstration for this entry. She also took a picture of the Pfaff which I...
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Photo is on my Profile Page, but isn't attached here.  ? ? At precisely 10 p.m. last evening I crossed the finish line! The marathon ended--successfully. What began in...
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Comments from dolores

Aug.08.2012 - 12:21 am
In response to: A Symphony of Seasons
 Can you imagine the storms they must have endured in that little log cabin? I belong to a writers group where an...
Aug.08.2012 - 12:06 am
In response to: The Power of Words: What Every Writer Should Know about Language, part 2
Friends were shocked to see "axe it of her" in a Chaucer piece I was writing. Didn't he speak properly? My favorite...
Aug.07.2012 - 11:48 pm
In response to: The Power of Words: What Every Writer Should Know about Language
Thanks for the Lowth story. My husband was a mathematician. The story really makes me laugh. I think an important...
Aug.06.2012 - 12:21 am
In response to: Gershwin's "The Babbitt and the Bromide"
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMKbGRCbsaw Enjoyed reading about the song--then watched the u-tube. Wow! Astaire...
Aug.03.2012 - 12:26 am
In response to: I Saw an Old Woman Today and I Saw Myself
You hardly notice, Bernadette.  We were having a family celebration, had reservations at a local restaurant. There...

Published Reviews

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Oct.15.1999
Published by Library Journal
This book-length study of "The Tale of Sir Thopas" is the second of a proposed three-volume explication of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Cullen's (Chaucer's Host) method of...