Thursday, October 08, 2009

Aunt Esther's Advice

I should be writing about maternal health and the benefits of economic development. I need to be soliciting support for universal girls' education. And there is that post on the summit the Religious Institute led in Atlanta last month. Still trying to get copious amounts of words on dissertation pages. Instead I will post this picture of my $1 estate sale find.

"'Take the plunge,' Aunt Esther advised. 'What the hell.' In the desultory scatter of her senior year - a bemused, irritable period of killing time like what Essie imagined pregnancy to be - she found herself . . . "
In the Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike


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