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.

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What the superior man seeks is in himself; What the small man seeks is in others. –Confucius

Broken Glasses by Paul Strand “It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness.”  Paul Strand Tagged: broken glasses, confucius, Fashion, paul strand, photo of old man, showing compassion

Artist and Cheater

Alfred Stieglitz may have advanced the cause of photography as art, but he wasn’t a man of personal integrity. He married his first wife Emmy not because he loved her but for her fortune. Of course Emmy didn’t know this (or chose to be blind to it) and spent much…

A rocky West Side knoll inspires Edgar Allan Poe

Ephemeral New York In 1844, Edgar Allan Poe had a lot on his mind. Though he’d already published some short stories and newspaper pieces, Poe was still a struggling writer working on a poem called The Raven and editing articles for the Evening Mirror. He also had his young wife…

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