Monthly Archives: April 2012

West Winds

The California Writer’s Club was founded in 1909 by a breakaway faction of the Press Club of Alameda, which had itself formed from various informal gatherings of Bay Area literati, including Jack London, George Sterling and Herman Whitaker. Their first … Continue reading

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Sunday Symphonies and Easter Greetings

Happy Easter from! In 1906 Paul Elder published Jennie Day Haines’s┬áSunday Symphonies, a compilation of quotations for every Sunday of the year. Haines wrote five other compilations for Elder, including Weather Opinions and Ye Gardeyne Boke. This particular exemplar … Continue reading

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