Archives for April 2005

Takashi Atoda in Tokyo

by Rob Keast A reader visits the setting of a short story, not only because it is there but because […]

At Shelley’s Grave: The Ineffable Calico Cat at il Cimitero Straniero

So I said, most impractically, to the obliging calico cat with yellow eyes, as we turned to depart the old Protestant Cemetery, that walled oasis of green quietude in the midst of hurried, cacophonous Rome.

John Steinbeck’s New York: A Home in Sag Harbor

by Paige Grande The First Trip – 1925 Though Steinbeck is generally known as a California writer, he lived nearly […]

Still an Inspiration: James Whitcomb Riley’s Legacy

by Lori Soard Just east of Indianapolis; sandwiched between corn fields and soybean crops; a few hundred feet from the […]

Still an Inspiration: James Whitcomb Riley’s Legacy

Just east of Indianapolis; sandwiched between corn fields and soybean crops; a few hundred feet from the Old National Road […]