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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers

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Oct 12, 2006

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"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," part 1.

Book talk begins at 15:20. Download 26 audio.

| Shownotes |

Learn the origins of the name "Tarrytown" as you listen to Geoffrey Crayon's Sketchbook.

You should also check out Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York!

sunny side Irving

Meet my man Irving (aka "Mr. Knickerbocker"...). Washington Irving Sunnyside And his spectacularly (self-)designed home on the Hudson.




Someday, please plan to take advantage of the Legend.

Kindred Hudson River School

Imagine yourself as part of the Hudson River School —which I had no time to talk about but will try to get to next week.

And a little on the Mather Boys, Increase and Cotton (who NAMES these people?!) and their attitudes towards Witchcraft.


Here's Cotton:

Cotton Mather.jpg

"Cotton Mather" by Peter Pelham. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. "Cotton Mather" by Peter Pelham, artist - Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

The DomiKNITtrix's spectacularly appropriate skull pattern (which is free for a bit longer).

A non-Socks-That-Rock club--NAYY but it looks nice!

And a nice theory/site for socks. They're gorgeous and there's something about not-quite-matched socks that appeals to the eccentric in me... "Mismatched with Care in Vermont" I love that.

And once again Thank you Heidi for goodie box!

My 2-1/2 year old must march every day to "76 Trombones".

Thank you so much!