June 2019
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Mark Twain House

Twain’s Youngest daughters, Clara and Jean Clemens, occupied this bedroom

Mark Twain House

The Entry Hall

Mark Twain House

Library Fireplace
This ornate mantel was originally carved for a Scottish castle.

Mark Twain House

Master Bedroom
Twain purchased this elaborate bed in Venice in 1878 and kept it with him throughout his life.

Historic Connecticut

Connecticut is an Indian term meaning “upon a long river” The State Flower is the mountain lauyrel, the bird is the Robin, the tree is the White Oak and Motto is “Qui Trantulit Sustinet” – He Who Is Transplanted Still Sustains

Zombie Epiphany



Generic New England Postcard

Another card I picked up for myself, at the General Store in Old Mystic Village in Mystic, CT.

If you can’t read the back, it says:

Greetings from New England
Dear ___
Haven’t written because I  We
ran out of money — gambling at Foxwoods
go bombed on iced tea in Westerly
had an affair with a dolphin in Mystic
been in jail in Niantic
been cruising off Block Island
had a meaningful relationship at Misquamicut Beach
having a great time, glad you’re not here
the picture I wanted to send is not on the card
trapped “beach bunny” at Watch Hill
been chasing girls in Boston
been chasing boys in Providence
fell in love in New London
tried to hitch a ride on Atlantic Ave
being held captive in Norwich
been skipping dipping on Moonstone Beach
been looking for the “beef” in Narragansett
went bankrupt at Mohegan Sun
Signed _________