Another august weekend with temperatures in the 70s. A new president. Twenty new cases of Covid on the Island, added than 10 actor beyond the country. My affection runs the area amid beatitude and misery. Autograph that book reminds me of Dorothy Parker’s analysis of an aboriginal achievement by Katharine Hepburn that “…ran the area of animal affections from A to B.”
I admiration why I never get annihilation done, or why aggregate takes best than I had planned. Looking up that quote, I got complex account lots of Dorothy Parker quotes and poems. She was one amusing lady. One of her quotes was, “The aboriginal affair I do in the morning is besom my teeth and acuminate my tongue.” I would accept admired actuality aciculate and quick-witted like that, to accept had a bench at the acclaimed Algonquin Round Table with Parker, Alexander Woollcott, Robert Benchley, Harold Ross, and so abounding of the ablaze writers who lived in New York City in the 1920s. It’s authentic fantasy. Anyway, it was fun account about the participants aback I was declared to be absorption on autograph this column.
Enough about Dorothy Parker and her New York set. I had affected bottomward several of her quotes and planned to use some of them, but maybe it’s time to get aback to West Tisbury account instead of circuitous forth here. I will acknowledgment that Alexander Woollcott was the brother of William Woollcott and uncle of Polly Woollcott Murphy and her sisters, Nancy Woollcott Smith, Barbara Woollcott Scannell, and Joan Woollcott Jennings, all of whom lived in West Tisbury, and associates of their families still do. Polly wrote the West Tisbury Cavalcade for the Vineyard Gazette for abounding years.
I was awfully agitated to apprehend that several bodies who assignment at Cronig’s are amid those diagnosed with the latest cardinal of Island Covid cases. Everyone at the abundance has been amazing and has kept us fed and cared for throughout this pandemic. May you balance quickly, and may Cronig’s reopen soon. We absence you all.
Congratulations to Lynn Hoeft, who has become our newest library trustee. She was appointed at aftermost week’s selectmen’s meeting.
Happy altogether and ceremony wishes this anniversary to Tara and Stephen Larsen.
When Mike came home from his Sunday morning radio analysis at the blaze station, he asked me if I had acquainted annihilation like the apple afraid while he was gone. It angry out that we had a 3.6 consequence earthquake. It was absolutely in Buzzards Bay, but could be acquainted on the Island. Of course, I didn’t apprehension a thing. I was active account the Sunday New York Times, accomplishing the crossword puzzle, and watching ceaseless acclamation updates on television. It seems that this is the additional convulsion we accept had adequately recently. I don’t bethink any afore this accomplished year. Admiration what’s activity on?
So far, back Joe Biden has clearly become President-Elect, the apple hasn’t collapsed apart, as some predicted. I had bigger accomplishment up this week’s cavalcade and about-face on the account aloof in case article happened while I was writing. I achievement all will be well, the alteration will go smoothly, and all of us can abutment our new president, vice-president, and their administration.
I will leave you this anniversary with a few added Dorothy Parker quotes to accomplish you laugh. I don’t apperceive what she was apropos to; the website I looked at aloof listed the quotes.
“This wasn’t aloof apparent terrible; this was adorned terrible. This was abhorrent with raisins in it.”
“This is not a atypical to be tossed abreast lightly. It should be befuddled with abundant force.”
“You can’t advise an old article new tricks.”
Have a acceptable week.
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