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

Song of Myself

On the Dunes, James Jebusa Shannon Have you reckon’d a thousand acres much? have you reckon’d the earth much? Have you practis’d so long to learn to read? Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?   Stop this day and night with me and you…

“Tell me about me,” says Dolly. (The history of dolls)

Earl Grey, please. We mustn’t forget Dolly’s things! “Sewing was an essential task for women in the 19th Century. Little girls were taught their first sewing skills at the age of three, and many of the initial sewing projects were doll quilts. The child was able to choose her fabrics…

Pretty Is As Pretty Does; Kate Chase

Beauty can’t buy love.Courtesy Library of Congress Kate Chase’s mother died when she was five. Her father Salmon P. Chase had the unlucky habit of marrying women who up and died. Kate was named after Salmon’s first wife when Kate was born to his second wife. After the death of…

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