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

“Nothing Succeeds Like Excess.” Oscar Wilde

Chronic Chinamania (incurable) Everyone LOVED blue and white china! http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/exhibits/chinamania-whistler-and-the-victorian-craze-for-blue-and-white,1168679.html http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/chinamania-now-open-at-the-freer-gallery-388091/?no-ist http://www.victorianweb.org/art/design/ceramics/haslam1.html

Play Date at the Zoo; The Sad Tale of Ota Benga

Ota Benga at the Bronx Zoo Ota Benga lived in a cage at the Bronx Zoo with the monkeys in 1906 and became a hugely popular exhibit as proof of evolution. Ota was a Pygmy from the Congo when the Congo was the playground and money making property of King…

The creative versus the machine

Middlemay Farm:Monday inspiration! Originally posted on Jon Rappoport's Blog: The creative versus the machine by Jon Rappoport September 28, 2014 NoMoreFakeNews.com There are some people who hear the word CREATE and wake up, as if a new flashing music has begun. This lone word makes them see something majestic and…

 
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