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Mary Lee Davis


Stones for Jacob’s Pillow

A great-uncle of mine had been a Forty Niner and accomplished his long trek with the full complement of Indian adventure, shipwreck, and wild stirring days, in quest of Sutter's once ill-omened gold. Two generations after, I found myself turning also [...]

Our Passage to Asia

Those who compound truth in neat paradoxical pellets claim that there would have been no Boston Tea Party if Elizabeth of England had not one time possessed a passionate sweet-tooth and coveted the Sugar Islands, thus injecting a snappy colonial poli [...]