13 August 2011

Maine Books: Sarah and Sarton

   
I mentioned how Sarah the painter/lurker gave me two books when I met her on Islesboro. Well one of them was a singed May Sarton. What an amazing gift.


Four more Sartons I found on vacation.

6 comments:

  1. Dare I admit I had never heard of Sarton before? I think I need to "meet" her. Btw, the VMC looks beautiful too.

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  2. Wonderful!
    Just a side note. I know a man who most likely contracted Lyme disease on Islesboro so you might want to be sure you weren't bitten.

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  3. Now you definitely came home with more than you went with, and I don't mean dirty laundry LOL

    Seriously, great finds.

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  4. Iris: Sarton was a wonderful novelist, poet, and her journals are really great. Do a Sarton search on my blog and you will see all the times I have blogged about her. She is a treasure.

    Nan: Apparently the DC area has the highest incidence of lyme disease in the country so I am used to that danger.

    Diane: I still have more books to show you all in the coming days. And we had a washer and dryer in the cottage so almost all of our laundry was clean when we got home.

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  5. OK, I have to ask -- how many books did you bring on vacation, and how many more did you buy? I always bring too many with me and inevitably buy more anyhow. I am in mortal fear of running out of reading material on a trip!

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  6. Wow, and I've heard that NH has the highest incidence. It is a truly scary thing. Have you seen the film Under Our Skin? It's on Netflix, if you are interested in this subject.

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