Tag: California

  • Napa County Library Explored

    Napa County Library Explored

    I popped into the main branch of the Napa County Library unannounced, as most people do. But maybe I looked suspicious, wandering around, stopping here and there to browse or take a photo. I didn’t think I was being watched until I’d passed the teen reading area. That’s when a guard made himself known. I […]

  • Edna St. Vincent Millay Meets Jack London

    Edna St. Vincent Millay Meets Jack London

      Things have a way of converging. Today I stumbled across this essay about Edna St. Vincent Millay. Last week I had returned to her book of poetry, concentrating on the sonnets. Yesterday we visited the ‘Beauty Ranch’ of Jack London (b. 1876) a contemporary of Millay’s (b. 1892), more or less.  London and Millay […]