The Mending Pile

A basket sits in memory,

It held:  needles, buttons, thread,

a tomato pincushion,

(you know the kind.)

And the good scissors

with empty orange eyes-

I was not to touch.

(Mrs. Karl T. Cooper Jr.)


The Annotated Sherlock Holmes

The Annotated Sherlock Holmes William Baring Gould. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Hardcover vol I & II 1967.

Marginalia Books has recently listed this treasure! The Annotated Sherlock Holmes. William S. Baring-Gould  is an amazing annotated edition, filled with maps and illustrations. It contains Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s four novels and fifty-six short stories. Complete with plentiful notes for any aficionado of the world’s most beloved bee Keeper.