“So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the pith of each man’s genius contracts itsel f to a very few hours.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Joseph Hernandez, author of the travel-related website, “Pith and Moment: Curiouser and Curiouser” had kind words for the time he spent on the Gay Graves Tour on Sunday the 5th of October.
Click on the photo to access Mr. Hernandez’s fine writing about the Gay Graves Tour. All things are pointing up! In the distance, the spires of the fabulous Victorian Gothic entry gate at Green-Wood point up; the granite obelisk points up; I am pointing up.
“Night and Day ’ve been tampered with,
Every quality and pith
Surcharged and sultry with a power
That works its will on age and hour.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
PHOTO © PATRICK CONNOLLY TEXT © THE AUTHOR
Your chronicler is very eloquent. I wonder, was that really a tear in your eye?