Concord, Mass. — Author’s Ridge

August 31, 2015

“Sometime in your life you may have to work some suck ass job.”Hawthorne - Grave in Snow 2 - 2015

Students in my Hawthorne class flip Spring Break, journey from Florida to Massachusetts. In ten feet of snow. They make this extraordinary video aboutĀ The Scarlet Letter, “The Custom House” and dead-end work. They emailĀ me this picture of a red letter “A,” drizzled onto Hawthorne’s grave.

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