Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mad Margaret and the Microscope

I want to begin this post with a caveat: my wife and I are in the process of moving this week, so the near 50 wine boxes containing our library are sealed and ready to be moved to the quaint … Continue reading

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Stanley Wells’ Shakespeare & Co.

In September of 1769, the famed British actor, David Garrick, put on an event that would be pivotal in forming the modern legacy of William Shakespeare. For three days, Garrick celebrated the Bard with a festival, or, as he deemed … Continue reading

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Commemorating Sir Thomas More, who gave us Utopia

Well, it has been just over a month since my last post. I must apologize to any regular readers of this blog for this extend period of silence, yet there is a very excusable reason. Early last month, I was … Continue reading

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