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W. Somerset Maugham’s 1940s Thoughts on America Still Resonate Today

I found this 1944 Life Magazine article displayed at the lovely Colonial Inn on Martha’s Vineyard. It’s an interesting look at a successful author’s life on the Vineyard during WWII. At the time of his visit, he was “the most prolific and financially successful living writer in the English language – second only to Churchill as the … More W. Somerset Maugham’s 1940s Thoughts on America Still Resonate Today

Happy Birthday, Caroline Ferriday.

July 4th seems a perfect birthday for Caroline, the anniversary of the date when our thirteen colonies declared themselves a new nation. It seems fitting today to celebrate this strong, independent women who did so much for others. Thank you to Ronald Duelks who paid his respects to Caroline this weekend at beautiful Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, … More Happy Birthday, Caroline Ferriday.