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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Emily Dickinson’s “The Secret”

Some things that fly there be, — Birds, hours, the bumble-bee: Of these no elegy. Some things that stay there be, — Grief, hills, eternity: Nor this behooveth me. There are, that resting, rise. Can I expound the skies? How still the riddle lies!

Two bathers’ frantic calls for help go unoticed as another life and death drama unfolds between the identically colored crab and cat.

On the Shore at Sunset at the Museum of Bad Art.

Your summer of beach reading is over.

Take a gander at John Hopkins Magazine‘s Autodidact Course Calendar. Includes courses like Biochemistry and Human Evolution (With Rather a Lot about Mitochondria), The Thinking Self Thinks Itself and Society Can Be Dangerous to Your Health. (via)