Sunday, April 8, 2012

Happy Easter!


Wishing everyone a Happy Easter!  Here our some images from White House festivities from years gone by.

3 comments:

  1. Speaking of Easter, that photo reminds me of Hawthorne's "Maypole of Merrymount". And speaking of the old Yankee milieu, I just got from the library the following book:

    "Lives Like Loaded Guns - Emily Dickinson & Her Family Feuds"

    by Lyndall Gordon


    According to the author, Miss Emily's seclusion was caused by her lifelong illness (epilepsy) though she was a bit more assertive and demonstrative than is commonly thought.

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  2. here's a good idea of what that pole looked like:

    http://images.nypl.org/index.php?id=414996&t=w

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  3. Isn't Gordon the one who wrote the book on Wollstonecraft?

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