A Pinterester got me excited, less for the image than the sentiment written beneath it:
“….when someone can still speak to you even after they’ve gone…”
This sentiment speaks VOLUMES to me. Mary and Emma have lived lives so long ago – and yet, because they left diaries and letters, I begin to feel I’ve known them. When I applied for the Leon Levy Fellowship in Biography, I wrote that these people haunt me. How true! I continually want MORE: more information, more letters, more answers – hell, even more “mysteries”, for that would mean “more digging.”
I’ll take a moment to post a couple of thank yous – to Kildare, to Philip, Michael in London, and especially Michael in Aberystwyth.
And I’ll mention also that Two Teens is also on Pinterest! Visit, drop by and say hi.