Robert Frost and Oxblood

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

by Ian Halbert I am at present reading Lawrance Thompson’s masterful and authoritative (as well as authorized – more on this below) biography of Robert Frost. Frost’s childhood…

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Soul Food On The Southside

Sunday, January 24, 2010

This piece from The New York Times offers another take on the urban-rural intersections Ian Halbert discussed with Baucus and Philemon below. Here, Dirk Johnson spends a Sunday…

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An Organic Parable: Baucis and Philemon

Friday, January 22, 2010

By Ian Halbert Ovid, in book VIII of the Metamorphoses, tells the story of Baucis and Philemon. In sum, Jupiter and Mercury come to earth in the guise…

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