A. L. Burt Company’s Walden

In this week's blog post, I share the details of an early edition of Thoreau's Walden published by the Burt Company, examining the "story" told by both its title page and frontispiece.

How Long

This week's post is a beautiful poem by Jennifer Maloney called "How Long." Maloney was recently a featured poet at Pink Arrow Arts for their Poets on the Porch series.

The Naming of Montrose, Pennsylvania, and Other Misinformation

The little town of Montrose, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County sometimes seems part myth, part truth. There’s some great stories and amazing characters that have called this place home, but nestled amongst the truth, we often find misinformation about the town. Over the years, I have tried to correct some of these misconceptions, but nevertheless, they …