A Pause… May Sarton’s ‘Journal of a Solitude’

May Sarton (1912-1995) wrote the journal entries that would become Journal of a Solitude in a very different world from today’s.  The resulting book, in comparison to modern memoirs, is remarkably gentle and private.  It is also free of drama.  Before Twitter, Facebook, and modern technology it was apparently much easier to live life slower. I am proud of being fifty-eight, and still alive and … Continue reading A Pause… May Sarton’s ‘Journal of a Solitude’