A SENTENCE BY FREDERIC MANNING

February 18, 2017

In the distance a star shell would rise, and as its light dilated, wavered and failed, one saw against it shattered trunks, lunatic arms uplifted in imprecation, and as though petrified in a moment of shrieking agony. from The Middle Parts of Fortune, a novel set on World War I battlefields

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A SENTENCE BY PAUL AUSTER

February 8, 2017

White wants Blue to follow a man named Black and to keep an eye on him for as long as necessary. From Ghosts in The New York Trilogy

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JOSEPH WELCH

January 31, 2017

‘Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?’ – Joseph Welch addressing Senator Joe McCarthy on June 9, 1954

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A SENTENCE BY DASHIELL HAMMETT

January 21, 2017

His eyes burned yellowly. – from The Maltese Falcon

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IT’S MOURNING IN AMERICA

January 20, 2017
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TRAP

January 17, 2017

Fair warning. Follow those critter tracks and you will find yourself totally immersed in liquid. For you see, a pond lies hidden beneath that smooth blanket of snow.

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DROUGHT CHALLENGER

January 14, 2017
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COLD

January 9, 2017

It was this cold at Lake Tahoe last Friday.

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COOL

January 7, 2017

It’s simply impossible for anyone to ever be as cool as Satchel Paige.

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IT’S WINTER OUT THERE

January 4, 2017
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