Monthly Archives: July 2015

Valentina Rodríguez in Patricio Guzmán’s film Nostalgia for the Light

Subtitles, by Katie Henfrey, from the end of Patricio Guzmán’s film Nostalgia for the Light: Voice-over narration: “Valentina works for the leading astronomy organisation in Chile. Her grandfather taught her to observe the sky when she was a child. She … Continue reading

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My Uncle Jack’s letter to me when I was very young

My uncle, Dr. John H. “Jack” Daugherty (1941-1984), wrote me this letter when I was very young. The setting, Harms Woods (, is in northern Cook County, Illinois. I also mentioned Jack in my second-ever post on this blog ( … Continue reading

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