Care Package for Friday, June 18, 2021

Poetry: The Aged Pilot Man by Mark Twain
On the Erie Canal, it was,
     All on a summer’s day,
I sailed forth with my parents
     Far away to Albany.
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Lyrical: Paradise by John Prine
When I die let my ashes float down the Green River/Let my soul roll on up to the Rochester Dam/I’ll be halfway to Heaven with Paradise waitin’/Just five miles away from wherever I am

Art: Currier & Ives’ Moonlight on the Mississippi

Photo credit: metmuseum.org

Quote: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

Recipe: Mark Twain Cocktail

Photo credit: bevvy.co

Anywhere But Here: The Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, CT

Photo credit: atlasobscura.com

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