Adrienne Morris

About me

When not writing about my characters populating Gilded Age Englewood, New Jersey,I herd goats, dream about the 1870’s and try (unsuccessfully) to control my dogs.

From my website

A Word on Fashion

“……all the most ungainly and uncomfortable articles of dress that fashion has ever in her folly prescribed, not the tight corset merely, but the farthingale, the vertugadin, the hoop, the crinoline, and that modern monstrosity the so-called “dress improver”[i.e.bustle] also, all of them have owed their origin to the same…

McMansion Not. Yaddo

Forgot my camera last night at my volunteer training so enjoy these pictures of the interior of Yaddo Mansion for now: http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/the-way-they-live/2013/big-old-houses-the-palace-of-sublimation

Humility in the Gene Pool Jukes

Those f**king Jukes! Have you ever been tolerated? It’s not quite like being loved, is it? Toleration is clenched teeth and the inability to even look at the person without having your blood boil. What a strange thing to teach our kids. What about love? The reason some of us…

 
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