A Luminous Halo

"Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end." --Virginia Woolf

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Smith ’69, Purdue ’75. Anarchist; agnostic. Writer. Steward of the Pascal Emory house, an 1871 Second-Empire Victorian; of Sylvie, a 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL; and of Taz, a purebred Cockador who sets the standard for her breed. Happy enough for the present in Massachusetts, but always looking East.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Downtown Secret

Here's a building I've always liked, home to a local locksmith. It's A. W. Gifford, Inc. on Lyman Street in Springfield. For those that don't know Springfield, Lyman Street is the last place you'd think to find anything interesting.

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Anonymous Maggie said...

I've always liked that building too but wondered is it actually of that era or is it a more modern repro? What do you know?

9:16 PM  

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