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Henry David Thoreau has a maple syrup mishap, 152 years ago yesterday. (Yes, I know. I’ve been back from holiday ages. Work’n’stuff, what can I tellya?)


What a life!

28Jul07

October 1967… Includes references to: Prince Pince-Nez, cognizance of diary entries being misinterpreted, Susan Sontag’s new novel, “the child of the high seas,” Cherubino period, Caroline, “Loretta” #2, “Rabbit-Collage,” neighborhood children, collage burst, the new “Ravel-Rabbit” series, John Ashbery, and hallucinative dreaming. (excerpt from Joseph Cornell Diaries, 1941-1973 at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art.) […]