after all

From Tender is the Night +++ “You know, you’re a little complicated after all.” “Oh no,” she assured him hastily. “No, I’m not really–I’m just a—I’m just a whole lot of different simple people.” +++chasuble, noun. A sleeveless outer vestment worn by the officiating priest at mass.bey, noun.  a :  a provincial governor in the Ottoman Empire b :  the former native ruler of Tunis or Tunisia 2 —used as a courtesy title in Turkey and Egypt onanism, noun. onanistic, adj. Coitus interruptus; masturbation. Pulling out.  corium, noun. Dermis; skin. 

Tender is the Night

Well, you can’t exactly drag your Complete Works of William Shakespeare all around the islands off Maine in the height of the summer, onto sailboats and down to docks or to beaches, however quiet. So for the season I’ve returned to Fitzgerald and to Hemingway, most of which I’ve read before, but some of which I’ve been saving for days like these. The Beautiful and Damned and Tender is the Night seem a blithe shimmer on the water over the unfathomable Gatsby. But here are some moments from Tender I loved most. ~~~ “The chauffeur, a Russian Czar of the…

Tender is the Night

Well, you can’t exactly drag your Complete Works of William Shakespeare all around the islands off Maine in the height of the summer, onto sailboats and down to docks or to beaches, however quiet. So for the season I’ve returned to Fitzgerald and to Hemingway, most of which I’ve read before, but some of which I’ve been saving for days like these. The Beautiful and Damned and Tender is the Night seem a blithe shimmer on the water over the unfathomable Gatsby. But here are some moments from Tender I loved most. ~~~ “The chauffeur, a Russian Czar of the…