In memory of Jeanne Lee (January 29, 1939 – October 25, 2000)
In memory of P.J.S. on her fifty-ninth birthday.
Summer of ’94…
Posted with Edel Sokol, German-born proprietress of the Ann Starrett Mansion, in mind.
“When he came out of the house the last intense light of the winter day was pouring over the town below him, and the bushy tree-tops and the church steeples gleamed like copper…
…he would never go away from Haverford; he had been through too much here ever to quit the place for good. What was a man’s ‘home town’ anyway, but the place where he had had disappointments and had learned to bear them?”
— Willa Cather, from Lucy Gayheart, 1935
open, to Spring