Great Graves: Robert Frost

          I had been to Robert Frost’s grave before, but never in snow, and he’s always struck me most as a winter poet. Yes, he addresses autumns and apples and mud season and boys swinging on birches on warm summer days, but so much of his work is in winter—the woods where he stops on a snowy evening, the old man alone on a winter night, the patch of old ...

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Grandma Moses and the Bennington Museum

Before we get to Grandma Moses, I need to make a public service announcement: If you are driving to Bennington, Vermont, from the west, once you hit Hoosick, New York, you will be told that in that village you can visit a home, not the home but a home, of Chester A. Arthur, America’s 21st president, a portly type who assumed the presidency after the assassination of Ohioan James Garfield ...

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