Tag Archives: Isak Dinesen

Short Shelf: Winter’s Tales

Happy Vernal Equinox to all our readers! Usually this would be an occasion for a sigh of relief, signaling at least the thought of the end of winter in sight. This year, having had no winter to speak of—one freak blizzard just before Halloween that immediately melted, one lovely little snowfall in January that did […]


Isak Dinesen, Her Own Heroine, at The Millions

Some people just seem to hit the ground running, focusing in on a particular path or lifestyle choice with a kind of laserlike precision. They walk out of college—even high school—with a clear idea of what it is they want to do, and spend the next however-many years working steadily toward that goal. (Although of […]