QUOTE: Do Noble Things

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long: And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song. –Charles Kingsley. LINK: 10 MOST GORGEOUS PAINTINGS OF JOAN OF ARC Save

The American Joan of Arc Goes Insane

Do you ever sometimes wish 19th century asylums still existed for those troublesome relatives who make family gatherings so trying? My great grandmother was sent to an asylum because she had lucrative properties in Jersey City, NJ. Her evil daughter (my grandmother’s sister) wanted the brownstones and vacant squares as an early inheritance so she…